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Largo, FL 33771

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Here at Brightway, Largo South, we’re committed to providing you the best insurance-buying experience possible. With our extensive selection of policies and providers to choose from as well as unparalleled service after the sale, we make it insurance easy for you. . 

Our team of agents has more than 70 years of experience in the industry. We put this experience to work every day as we listen closely to our customers’ needs, research the market for the best companies and provide solutions we know will protect the assets and wealth our clients have worked so hard to attain. 

If we can answer any questions about Home, Auto, Life, Business or other types of insurance, stop by or give us a call.

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Michael Hatmaker
Michael Hatmaker Agency Owner

Mike was born and raised in Clearwater, Florida, and continued to reside in the Tampa Bay area since graduating from Florida State University in 1993. He has served as owner/operator for a variety of local businesses, including Meridian Health Services and Hatmaker Investments.

In 2009, he opened his first insurance agency with Brightway Insurance, where he specializes in all areas of Personal and Commercial Lines insurance including Homeowners, Auto, Flood, Life and Business. 

Mike, his wife and two children live in, and love I.R.B., their home for the past 12 years. In his spare time, he enjoys camping, biking and boating.

  • Michael Hatmaker
    Michael Hatmaker Agency Owner

    Mike was born and raised in Clearwater, Florida, and continued to reside in the Tampa Bay area since graduating from Florida State University in 1993. He has served as owner/operator for a variety of local businesses, including Meridian Health Services and Hatmaker Investments.

    In 2009, he opened his first insurance agency with Brightway Insurance, where he specializes in all areas of Personal and Commercial Lines insurance including Homeowners, Auto, Flood, Life and Business. 

    Mike, his wife and two children live in, and love I.R.B., their home for the past 12 years. In his spare time, he enjoys camping, biking and boating.

    Michael Hatmaker Agency Owner
    Michael Hatmaker
    Michael Hatmaker Agency Owner

    Mike was born and raised in Clearwater, Florida, and continued to reside in the Tampa Bay area since graduating from Florida State University in 1993. He has served as owner/operator for a variety of local businesses, including Meridian Health Services and Hatmaker Investments.

    In 2009, he opened his first insurance agency with Brightway Insurance, where he specializes in all areas of Personal and Commercial Lines insurance including Homeowners, Auto, Flood, Life and Business. 

    Mike, his wife and two children live in, and love I.R.B., their home for the past 12 years. In his spare time, he enjoys camping, biking and boating.

  • Clayton  Hatmaker
    Clayton Hatmaker Insurance Agent

    A Florida transplant with over five years of experience in the insurance industry, Clayton is easily able to relate to customers who are new to the area. He prides himself on his ability to get his clients prompt responses and great coverage at the right price. 

    After growing up outside of Nashville, Tennessee, Clayton relocated to the Tampa Bay area because of the warm weather, close proximity to the Gulf of Mexico and year-round fishing. He currently lives in Largo with his three dogs. When he’s not getting customers the best coverage and rates in the state, Clayton enjoys hunting, fishing, and playing baseball.

    Clayton Hatmaker Insurance Agent
    Clayton  Hatmaker
    Clayton Hatmaker Insurance Agent

    A Florida transplant with over five years of experience in the insurance industry, Clayton is easily able to relate to customers who are new to the area. He prides himself on his ability to get his clients prompt responses and great coverage at the right price. 

    After growing up outside of Nashville, Tennessee, Clayton relocated to the Tampa Bay area because of the warm weather, close proximity to the Gulf of Mexico and year-round fishing. He currently lives in Largo with his three dogs. When he’s not getting customers the best coverage and rates in the state, Clayton enjoys hunting, fishing, and playing baseball.

  • Patrick Gallichio
    Patrick Gallichio Personal Lines Assistant

    Born and raised in Chippewa Falls Wisconsin Patrick moved to Florida in 2005 after graduating high school.   He has been in the insurance business for over five years.   In his free time Patrick is an avid reader particularly history and science books.   He also enjoys cooking.   He believes that one of the easiest and best ways to make people happy and to brighten there day is with a good meal. Other than that Patrick is an avid video gamer and enjoys solving problems.   Patrick looks forward to be able to grow in his insurance career and being able to help out with any of your insurance needs. 

    Patrick Gallichio Personal Lines Assistant
    Patrick Gallichio
    Patrick Gallichio Personal Lines Assistant

    Born and raised in Chippewa Falls Wisconsin Patrick moved to Florida in 2005 after graduating high school.   He has been in the insurance business for over five years.   In his free time Patrick is an avid reader particularly history and science books.   He also enjoys cooking.   He believes that one of the easiest and best ways to make people happy and to brighten there day is with a good meal. Other than that Patrick is an avid video gamer and enjoys solving problems.   Patrick looks forward to be able to grow in his insurance career and being able to help out with any of your insurance needs. 

  • Jinnette  Jimenez
    Jinnette Jimenez Processor

    In 2005, Jinnette moved to the Tampa Bay Area from Houston, Texas. A graduate of Everest University in with an associate’s degree in Business Management, she began her insurance career in 2009 as a Licensed Customer Service Representative. Her focus at Brightway, Largo East, is confirming the completeness and accuracy of each insurance policy, and in so doing, ensuring our customers’ complete satisfaction. 

    Fluent in English and Spanish, Jinnette enjoys spending time with her dogs and playing billiards on the weekends.

    Jinnette Jimenez Processor
    Jinnette  Jimenez
    Jinnette Jimenez Processor

    In 2005, Jinnette moved to the Tampa Bay Area from Houston, Texas. A graduate of Everest University in with an associate’s degree in Business Management, she began her insurance career in 2009 as a Licensed Customer Service Representative. Her focus at Brightway, Largo East, is confirming the completeness and accuracy of each insurance policy, and in so doing, ensuring our customers’ complete satisfaction. 

    Fluent in English and Spanish, Jinnette enjoys spending time with her dogs and playing billiards on the weekends.

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  • Frank, In addition to letting you know that I appreciate you taking good care of me...I also wanted to thank you for recommending Mike at Brightway. He did a great job working with me to tailor both my homeowners and flood insurance to get the deal done. The seamless coordination between you and him expedited the process and engendered confidence on my part that all base were being covered.

    Joe S.

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Our Office

7210 Ulmerton Road Suite I
Largo, FL 33771

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Hours of Operation

Monday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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