REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — Residents in Silicon Valley soon will experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, valuables, vehicles and more. Veteran businessman and now Brightway Insurance Agency Owner, Manny Aguilar, will open Brightway, The Aguilar Agency Friday, June 29 in Redwood City.

“We’re ecstatic to introduce a better experience in shopping for insurance to Silicon Valley,” said Aguilar. “As a Brightway Insurance Agency, we’re able to provide more choice of insurance brands and expert counsel you won’t find anywhere else.”  

Born and raised in Redwood City, Aguilar graduated from Woodside High School. Prior to joining Brightway, he spent 13 years working in sales and management at AT&T/Spring Communications. Manny’s wife, Cristina, will join him as an Agent at Brightway. The Aguilars have four children and are expecting their fifth child. They speak English and Spanish fluently. In his spare time, Aguilar enjoys reading about topics such as science, technology, politics and religion. He loves helping others and looks forward to employing his passion and earning the trust of his friends and neighbors as the local, insurance expert you can rely on to make shopping for insurance easy and painless.

“We’re thrilled to welcome the Aguilars to the Brightway family,” said Brightway President, Talman Howard. “Brightway has hundreds of insurance professionals who provide Manny and other Agency Owners with a full suite of support to help them focus on their customers and growing their business enterprise.”

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

Brightway, The Aguilar Agency is located at 648 El Camino Real, Suite K in Redwood City (near the used and new Honda dealerships and across the street from the American Legion). The agency offers customized Home, Condo, Renters, Auto, Flood, RV, Motorcycle, Boat, ATV and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Bankers, Burns and Wilcox, Foremost, Hagerty, National General, Progressive and Swyfft.

About Brightway Insurance
Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance retailer selling through a network of franchised independent stores throughout the country. With more than $531 million in annualized written premium, the company is one of the largest personal lines agencies in the United States. Brightway provides its franchise owners with access to more insurance companies than any other agency, along with a comprehensive system of support that frees them up to focus on customizing policies that meet their customers’ needs.

Brightway began franchising operations in 2008 and has since grown to more than 800 people in 20 states serving customers in all 50 states. Forbes has recognized the company as America’s No. 1 Franchise to Buy. Additionally, the company was named a top franchise three years in a row by Entrepreneur magazine and one of the fastest-growing private companies in America nine consecutive years by Inc. 5000.

For more information about Brightway, The Aguilar Agency, visit or call 650-382-4454. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at

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