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When it comes to buying insurance, Brightway, The Chip Vance 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, stop by or give us a call. 

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Chip Vance
Chip Vance Agency Owner

Chip came to Brightway after 24 years in the service industry, the last 12 as a Vice President and General Manager in Jacksonville, Fla. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss. As a Brightway Agency Owner, he looks forward to making shopping for insurance easy for consumers in Birmingham and surrounding communities.  

Community improvement is important to Chip, who has served as Chairman of the United Way Board of Directors and chaired the United Way Campaign. He and his wife of 28 years, Susanna, have three children and two dogs. For fun, he loves golfing and rooting on the Mississippi State Bulldogs. 

  • Chip Vance
    Chip Vance Agency Owner

    Chip came to Brightway after 24 years in the service industry, the last 12 as a Vice President and General Manager in Jacksonville, Fla. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss. As a Brightway Agency Owner, he looks forward to making shopping for insurance easy for consumers in Birmingham and surrounding communities.  

    Community improvement is important to Chip, who has served as Chairman of the United Way Board of Directors and chaired the United Way Campaign. He and his wife of 28 years, Susanna, have three children and two dogs. For fun, he loves golfing and rooting on the Mississippi State Bulldogs. 

    Chip Vance Agency Owner
    Chip Vance
    Chip Vance Agency Owner

    Chip came to Brightway after 24 years in the service industry, the last 12 as a Vice President and General Manager in Jacksonville, Fla. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss. As a Brightway Agency Owner, he looks forward to making shopping for insurance easy for consumers in Birmingham and surrounding communities.  

    Community improvement is important to Chip, who has served as Chairman of the United Way Board of Directors and chaired the United Way Campaign. He and his wife of 28 years, Susanna, have three children and two dogs. For fun, he loves golfing and rooting on the Mississippi State Bulldogs. 

  • Susanna Vance
    Susanna Vance Office Manager

    Susanna joined Brightway because of our commitment to excellent customer service and to providing a custom, expert, value-driven insurance experience. Susanna started her career in Birmingham, and is happy to be coming back to offer her neighbors expert counsel when choosing insurance.

    She holds a Bachelor’s degree in professional accountancy from Mississippi State University, and obtained a CPA certification in 1988. She is retired from public accounting and has obtained her P&C insurance license. She served the community of Jacksonville, FL by being involved in the United Way of Northeast Florida, where she was co-chair of the Women’s Leadership Organization and volunteered as a Reading Pal for several years. She was also involved in several school organizations, including PTO and athletic booster clubs.

     

    Susanna and Chip Vance have been married for 28 years and have three children. In her spare time, Susanna is an avid sports fan and loves to play tennis. 

    Susanna Vance Office Manager
    Susanna Vance
    Susanna Vance Office Manager

    Susanna joined Brightway because of our commitment to excellent customer service and to providing a custom, expert, value-driven insurance experience. Susanna started her career in Birmingham, and is happy to be coming back to offer her neighbors expert counsel when choosing insurance.

    She holds a Bachelor’s degree in professional accountancy from Mississippi State University, and obtained a CPA certification in 1988. She is retired from public accounting and has obtained her P&C insurance license. She served the community of Jacksonville, FL by being involved in the United Way of Northeast Florida, where she was co-chair of the Women’s Leadership Organization and volunteered as a Reading Pal for several years. She was also involved in several school organizations, including PTO and athletic booster clubs.

     

    Susanna and Chip Vance have been married for 28 years and have three children. In her spare time, Susanna is an avid sports fan and loves to play tennis. 

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