MCKINNEY, TEXAS — Consumers in and around McKinney soon will experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more. Successful Leader, Kendall Hunt, will open Brightway, The Hunt Agency in the town, north of Dallas, on Monday, March 18.  

“Brightway is first-in-class when it comes to Agency Owner and customer support,” said Hunt. “The company provides an unmatched customer experience along with comprehensive support that empowers Agency Owners like myself to focus on building relationships with my customers and making sure they get the coverage they need.”

Hunt comes to Brightway from Happy State Bank, where he spent eight years in Information Technology infrastructure and spent the last three years leading and building a team that included a help desk, systems, cyber security and network engineers for the 14th fastest growing bank in the country.  Most recently, he served as a Vice President of Happy State Bank. Hunt and his wife of nine years, Leslie, have one child. For leisure, he loves to golf, play music and spend time with family. As a Brightway Agency Owner, Hunt looks most forward to being able to put his passion for leadership and relationship-building to work for his community and offering his friends and neighbors more choice in insurance brands and a level of expert counsel they won’t find anywhere else.  

“Kendall Hunt has the leadership skills and experience needed to grow a successful business and team, and we are pleased to partner with him to grow our brand in the Lone Star State,” said Brightway President, Talman Howard. “With hundreds of licensed insurance professionals supporting his team, they can focus on helping consumers get the best protection possible.”

Brightway Agency Owners enjoy comprehensive business support including customer service, carrier relationships, marketing, accounting and technology. As a result of their focus on growing new business, Brightway agencies consistently outsell other insurance agencies three-to-one.*

Brightway, The Hunt Agency is located at 101 West Louisiana Street, Suite 204 in Historic Downtown McKinney (at the intersection of Louisiana Street and Kentucky Street and across the street from Landon Winery and Rick’s Chop House). The Agency offers customized Home, Condo, Renters, Auto, Flood, RV, Motorcycle, Boat and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Burns and Wilcox, Cypress, Foremost, Nationwide, Progressive and Velocity. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (CDT).

About Brightway Insurance
Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance distribution company with more than $572 million in annualized written premium, making it one of the largest Personal Lines agencies in the U.S.

Brightway’s focus is on producing win-win-win outcomes for consumers by offering customized insurance solutions and for people wishing to sell insurance by providing business opportunities that span from single Agent to multi-unit enterprises. Regardless of the path taken, Brightway provides the support necessary to consistently outsell other insurance agents.

Brightway got its start in 2008 and has since grown to more than 800 people in 177 offices across 21 states serving customers in all 50 states.

For more information about Brightway, The Hunt Agency, visit or call 972-525-8400. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at

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