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Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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When it comes to buying insurance, Brightway, The Ingram Agency, is your source for more choices and better service. Whether you’re looking for a competitive rate for Homeowners insurance or need help determining the right amount of auto coverage, you’ll receive personal attention from industry experts committed to your satisfaction. If we can answer any questions about Home, Auto, Flood or other types of insurance, give us a call or send us an email. 

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Richard Ingram
Richard Ingram Agency Owner

A U.S. Army veteran who lost his left arm after being struck by a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2005, Richard successfully challenged medical retirement and enrolled into the Army ROTC Program at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega, Ga. According to the Army*, he was the first amputee to earn an Army ROTC commission. After his 2008 graduation, Richard served as an Engineer officer, deploying three more times between Iraq and Afghanistan. He earned two Bronze Star Medals, a Purple Heart and numerous others medals. He later graduated with a Master of Business Administration from Norwich University in Northfield, Vt., and retired at the rank of Captain. Richard brings 10 years of leadership and management experience to Brightway, recently serving in management and executive positions in the energy and insurance industries.

As a Brightway Agency Owner, he looks forward to leveraging relationships to create a deeper impact on his community.

  • Richard Ingram
    Richard Ingram Agency Owner

    A U.S. Army veteran who lost his left arm after being struck by a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2005, Richard successfully challenged medical retirement and enrolled into the Army ROTC Program at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega, Ga. According to the Army*, he was the first amputee to earn an Army ROTC commission. After his 2008 graduation, Richard served as an Engineer officer, deploying three more times between Iraq and Afghanistan. He earned two Bronze Star Medals, a Purple Heart and numerous others medals. He later graduated with a Master of Business Administration from Norwich University in Northfield, Vt., and retired at the rank of Captain. Richard brings 10 years of leadership and management experience to Brightway, recently serving in management and executive positions in the energy and insurance industries.

    As a Brightway Agency Owner, he looks forward to leveraging relationships to create a deeper impact on his community.

    Richard Ingram Agency Owner
    Richard Ingram
    Richard Ingram Agency Owner

    A U.S. Army veteran who lost his left arm after being struck by a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2005, Richard successfully challenged medical retirement and enrolled into the Army ROTC Program at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega, Ga. According to the Army*, he was the first amputee to earn an Army ROTC commission. After his 2008 graduation, Richard served as an Engineer officer, deploying three more times between Iraq and Afghanistan. He earned two Bronze Star Medals, a Purple Heart and numerous others medals. He later graduated with a Master of Business Administration from Norwich University in Northfield, Vt., and retired at the rank of Captain. Richard brings 10 years of leadership and management experience to Brightway, recently serving in management and executive positions in the energy and insurance industries.

    As a Brightway Agency Owner, he looks forward to leveraging relationships to create a deeper impact on his community.

  • Dex Gonzales
    Dex Gonzales Producer

    Dex Gonzalez grew up in Thibodaux, Louisiana and worked for his father’s painting company where he learned the importance of hard work and customer service. He graduated in 2015 from Nicholls State University with an MBA and spent many years working in customer service for various companies, including Allstate and Chrysler Dodge. Dez is excited to be part of Brightway, The Ingram Agency. He believes in forming strong relationships with customers and helping them to understand their insurance coverages, and shares these beliefs with agency owner Richard Ingram. Serving as a Licensed Sales Rep, Dex will split time between Thibodaux, Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas in providing insurance coverages to customers.

    When not at work, Dex loves travelling, attending or watching sporting events and spending time with family and loved ones.  

    Dex Gonzales Producer
    Dex Gonzales
    Dex Gonzales Producer

    Dex Gonzalez grew up in Thibodaux, Louisiana and worked for his father’s painting company where he learned the importance of hard work and customer service. He graduated in 2015 from Nicholls State University with an MBA and spent many years working in customer service for various companies, including Allstate and Chrysler Dodge. Dez is excited to be part of Brightway, The Ingram Agency. He believes in forming strong relationships with customers and helping them to understand their insurance coverages, and shares these beliefs with agency owner Richard Ingram. Serving as a Licensed Sales Rep, Dex will split time between Thibodaux, Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas in providing insurance coverages to customers.

    When not at work, Dex loves travelling, attending or watching sporting events and spending time with family and loved ones.  

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Our Office

5241 Highland Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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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: By Appointment Only
Sunday: Closed

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