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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
    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.

  • 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. 

  • Hayden Curry
    Hayden Curry Insurance Professional

    Although born in Alabama, Hayden was raised in the Tampa Bay area and has been a resident here for more than 20 years. He graduated from Wiregrass Ranch High School in Wesley Chapel and earned a Bachelors degree in Communication from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla.

    Hayden was first interested in starting his agency career at a local agency with a national brand like Brightway. He liked that Brightway offered so many carrier options to their customers, which was a huge advantage in his decision to join The Craig Agency. 

    Prior to joining The Craig Agency, Hayden worked as a carrier underwriter. He feels that his experience on the carrier side of Property insurance gives him a unique perspective when working with clients and allows him to acts as a liaison between the customer and insurance company.

    As a Brightway agent, Hayden looks forward to his personal growth and contributing to the overall growth of The Craig Agency. He also looks forward to providing a positive impact on his community by offering them total protection for their insurance needs.

    Hayden has been married to his wife Tiffany for more than two years. In his spare time, Hayden enjoys sports, fantasy football and game nights. He is also a member and volunteer at Radiant Church in South Tampa.

    Hayden Curry Insurance Professional
    Hayden Curry
    Hayden Curry Insurance Professional

    Although born in Alabama, Hayden was raised in the Tampa Bay area and has been a resident here for more than 20 years. He graduated from Wiregrass Ranch High School in Wesley Chapel and earned a Bachelors degree in Communication from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla.

    Hayden was first interested in starting his agency career at a local agency with a national brand like Brightway. He liked that Brightway offered so many carrier options to their customers, which was a huge advantage in his decision to join The Craig Agency. 

    Prior to joining The Craig Agency, Hayden worked as a carrier underwriter. He feels that his experience on the carrier side of Property insurance gives him a unique perspective when working with clients and allows him to acts as a liaison between the customer and insurance company.

    As a Brightway agent, Hayden looks forward to his personal growth and contributing to the overall growth of The Craig Agency. He also looks forward to providing a positive impact on his community by offering them total protection for their insurance needs.

    Hayden has been married to his wife Tiffany for more than two years. In his spare time, Hayden enjoys sports, fantasy football and game nights. He is also a member and volunteer at Radiant Church in South Tampa.

  • 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.

  • Cassandra Benavidez
    Cassandra Benavidez Insurance Professional

    Cassandra was born and raised in Colorado before moving to Florida in 2019. She attened Fort Lewis Collage in Colorado where she graduated with degrees in Psychology and Sociology.

    She has several years of experience in the insurance industry and loves helping people feel protected by connecting with them to find the right policy. 

    In her spare time, Cassandra likes to play soccer and travel.

    Cassandra Benavidez Insurance Professional
    Cassandra Benavidez
    Cassandra Benavidez Insurance Professional

    Cassandra was born and raised in Colorado before moving to Florida in 2019. She attened Fort Lewis Collage in Colorado where she graduated with degrees in Psychology and Sociology.

    She has several years of experience in the insurance industry and loves helping people feel protected by connecting with them to find the right policy. 

    In her spare time, Cassandra likes to play soccer and travel.

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