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Chris Craig
Chris Craig Agency Owner & Principal

A lifelong resident of St. Petersburg, Chris Craig is passionate about customer service and helping others. As a former production manager, he learned that trustworthy service builds solid customer relationships and a reliable team that saw no turnover during his tenure. Chris Craig brings to Brightway several years of experience in sales, marketing and customer service. He graduated from Shorecrest Preparatory School, located near his new Brightway Agency. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Central Florida in Orlando and holds a 2-20 Property and Casualty License.

He is a member of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce and attends First United Methodist Church in downtown St. Petersburg. For fun, he loves spending time outdoors, competing in fun runs, triathlons and obstacle courses, and enjoys paddleboarding and kayaking. 

  • Chris Craig
    Chris Craig Agency Owner & Principal

    A lifelong resident of St. Petersburg, Chris Craig is passionate about customer service and helping others. As a former production manager, he learned that trustworthy service builds solid customer relationships and a reliable team that saw no turnover during his tenure. Chris Craig brings to Brightway several years of experience in sales, marketing and customer service. He graduated from Shorecrest Preparatory School, located near his new Brightway Agency. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Central Florida in Orlando and holds a 2-20 Property and Casualty License.

    He is a member of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce and attends First United Methodist Church in downtown St. Petersburg. For fun, he loves spending time outdoors, competing in fun runs, triathlons and obstacle courses, and enjoys paddleboarding and kayaking. 

    Chris Craig Agency Owner & Principal
    Chris Craig
    Chris Craig Agency Owner & Principal

    A lifelong resident of St. Petersburg, Chris Craig is passionate about customer service and helping others. As a former production manager, he learned that trustworthy service builds solid customer relationships and a reliable team that saw no turnover during his tenure. Chris Craig brings to Brightway several years of experience in sales, marketing and customer service. He graduated from Shorecrest Preparatory School, located near his new Brightway Agency. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Central Florida in Orlando and holds a 2-20 Property and Casualty License.

    He is a member of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce and attends First United Methodist Church in downtown St. Petersburg. For fun, he loves spending time outdoors, competing in fun runs, triathlons and obstacle courses, and enjoys paddleboarding and kayaking. 

  • Joe Craig
    Joe Craig Agency Owner

    Dr. Joe Craig has 40 years of experience as a sole practitioner for his successful dental practice. He was born and raised in Virginia where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, and his dental degree from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond.

    For over 40 years he ran a dental practice and even volunteered at St. Petersburg Free Clinic. He has been married for 41 years and has two children and two grandchildren. Like his son Chris, Joe is also a member of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce and attends First United Methodist Church. He enjoys tennis, golf and jogging.

    Joe Craig Agency Owner
    Joe Craig
    Joe Craig Agency Owner

    Dr. Joe Craig has 40 years of experience as a sole practitioner for his successful dental practice. He was born and raised in Virginia where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, and his dental degree from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond.

    For over 40 years he ran a dental practice and even volunteered at St. Petersburg Free Clinic. He has been married for 41 years and has two children and two grandchildren. Like his son Chris, Joe is also a member of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce and attends First United Methodist Church. He enjoys tennis, golf and jogging.

  • Dawayne Barlow
    Dawayne Barlow Insurance Professional

    Prior to joining The Craig Agency, Dawayne worked in the Customer Service industry for 38 years. During that time, he was fortunate to own and manage an award-winning sub shop franchise that eventually sold in 2015. The shop was located in Green Cove Springs, Fla.

    When Dawayne moved to St. Petersburg and bought a house, he was already familiar with the Brightway brand and turned to Brightway for a Homeowners quote.

    In his experience with Brightway, he received impeccable customer service and was assisted by a live agent who was polite, courteous, and had a warm sense of understanding of his insurance needs. After receiving his quote, he thought about how much he'd like to work there!

    When it comes to insurance, Dawayne loves the feeling of helping others as well as the comradery of working on a team. He currently works with local realtors, financial institutions and local leaders to develop stronger communications within his local community.

    Dawayne describes himself as a very outgoing individual who loves life and lives it to the absolute fullest.

    Dawayne Barlow Insurance Professional
    Dawayne Barlow
    Dawayne Barlow Insurance Professional

    Prior to joining The Craig Agency, Dawayne worked in the Customer Service industry for 38 years. During that time, he was fortunate to own and manage an award-winning sub shop franchise that eventually sold in 2015. The shop was located in Green Cove Springs, Fla.

    When Dawayne moved to St. Petersburg and bought a house, he was already familiar with the Brightway brand and turned to Brightway for a Homeowners quote.

    In his experience with Brightway, he received impeccable customer service and was assisted by a live agent who was polite, courteous, and had a warm sense of understanding of his insurance needs. After receiving his quote, he thought about how much he'd like to work there!

    When it comes to insurance, Dawayne loves the feeling of helping others as well as the comradery of working on a team. He currently works with local realtors, financial institutions and local leaders to develop stronger communications within his local community.

    Dawayne describes himself as a very outgoing individual who loves life and lives it to the absolute fullest.

  • Sydney Brady
    Sydney Brady Insurance Professional

    Sydney has a degree in Illustration from Ringling College of Art and Design and also studied Early Childhood Development for a year in college. Prior to her insurance career, she was a pre-school teacher at the YMCA and maintained her creativity by working at Painting with a Twist.

    She has worked in the Insurance industry for two years and enjoys her position at Brightway because she is able to offer her clients a wide range of coverages at a reasonable price.

    In her spare time, Sydney volunteers with a foundation to help autistic children of all ages with art classes. She also volunteers for the St. Nick's Foundation and local YMCA.

    Sydney Brady Insurance Professional
    Sydney Brady
    Sydney Brady Insurance Professional

    Sydney has a degree in Illustration from Ringling College of Art and Design and also studied Early Childhood Development for a year in college. Prior to her insurance career, she was a pre-school teacher at the YMCA and maintained her creativity by working at Painting with a Twist.

    She has worked in the Insurance industry for two years and enjoys her position at Brightway because she is able to offer her clients a wide range of coverages at a reasonable price.

    In her spare time, Sydney volunteers with a foundation to help autistic children of all ages with art classes. She also volunteers for the St. Nick's Foundation and local YMCA.

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