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Shining Sun A more personal way to shop insurance.


Discover a better insurance-buying experience with Brightway, The Sterner Agency. Our trusted industry experts combine access to an unparalleled number of insurance companies and policies with personalized attention and service that’s second to none. 

Our people are our most valuable asset. Every member adds to the life and professional experience of the agency, and works together to make sure all client needs are met under one roof. We believe that developing a relationship with you helps us understand your needs and provide superior service. If we can answer any questions about Home, Auto, Business, Life or other types of insurance, stop by or give us a call.

Shining Sun Providing our customers with high levels of service.

George Sterner
George Sterner Agency Owner

George Sterner has worn many hats in his professional life…including a New York Yankees baseball cap when he signed with the team out of college. After a year of pro ball, George finished school and became a construction manager for Centex Orlando, overseeing home construction throughout Central Florida. 

George’s diverse experience—as an athlete and in the construction industry—provides him with the ability to build relationships on multiple fronts. And, his experiences help him build a great team that gives each customer the confidence and peace of mind they deserve.

  • George Sterner
    George Sterner Agency Owner

    George Sterner has worn many hats in his professional life…including a New York Yankees baseball cap when he signed with the team out of college. After a year of pro ball, George finished school and became a construction manager for Centex Orlando, overseeing home construction throughout Central Florida. 

    George’s diverse experience—as an athlete and in the construction industry—provides him with the ability to build relationships on multiple fronts. And, his experiences help him build a great team that gives each customer the confidence and peace of mind they deserve.

    George Sterner Agency Owner
    George Sterner
    George Sterner Agency Owner

    George Sterner has worn many hats in his professional life…including a New York Yankees baseball cap when he signed with the team out of college. After a year of pro ball, George finished school and became a construction manager for Centex Orlando, overseeing home construction throughout Central Florida. 

    George’s diverse experience—as an athlete and in the construction industry—provides him with the ability to build relationships on multiple fronts. And, his experiences help him build a great team that gives each customer the confidence and peace of mind they deserve.

  • Mark Bouchard
    Mark Bouchard Insurance Agent

    As a local insurance expert, Mark is focused on providing our customers with an easy and convenient insurance-buying process. Specializing in Home, Auto, Business and Life insurance, he  shops the wide variety of insurance companies Brightway has access to ensure each client’s assets are properly protected.  

    As one of the top Brightway agents in Central Florida, Mark is committed to doing whatever it takes to protect what’s most important to each customer.

    Mark is also a member of Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University and is a Dave Ramsey Endorsed Local Provider.

     

    Mark Bouchard Insurance Agent
    Mark Bouchard
    Mark Bouchard Insurance Agent

    As a local insurance expert, Mark is focused on providing our customers with an easy and convenient insurance-buying process. Specializing in Home, Auto, Business and Life insurance, he  shops the wide variety of insurance companies Brightway has access to ensure each client’s assets are properly protected.  

    As one of the top Brightway agents in Central Florida, Mark is committed to doing whatever it takes to protect what’s most important to each customer.

    Mark is also a member of Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University and is a Dave Ramsey Endorsed Local Provider.

     

  • Cheryl  Durham
    Cheryl Durham Insurance Agent

    Before becoming a top-notch agent at The Sterner Agency, Cheryl owned a nursery and landscaping company. She is ranked in the top five agents for all Brightway Agencies in Central Florida. Cheryl cares about each and every client she works with, and always puts their needs first by shopping the market to find the best policy and price on the market.

    Cheryl describes herself as St. Cloud proud and has lived on the Narcoosee corridor for 20 years with her family. She is a two-term president with Osceola Business Partners and member of the St. Cloud Chamber. 

    Cheryl Durham Insurance Agent
    Cheryl  Durham
    Cheryl Durham Insurance Agent

    Before becoming a top-notch agent at The Sterner Agency, Cheryl owned a nursery and landscaping company. She is ranked in the top five agents for all Brightway Agencies in Central Florida. Cheryl cares about each and every client she works with, and always puts their needs first by shopping the market to find the best policy and price on the market.

    Cheryl describes herself as St. Cloud proud and has lived on the Narcoosee corridor for 20 years with her family. She is a two-term president with Osceola Business Partners and member of the St. Cloud Chamber. 

  • Marie  Thompson
    Marie Thompson Office Manager

    Born and raised in Kissimmee, Florida, Marie's vast insurance knowledge and experience make her a valuable addition to Brightway, The Sterner Agency. Her background means there isn’t much she hasn’t seen or done in the insurance industry. Her experience and longevity with the agency make her invaluable asset to our office. Marie is currently ranked as a top-performing agent among all of Brightway’s Central Florida agencies.

    Marie Thompson Office Manager
    Marie  Thompson
    Marie Thompson Office Manager

    Born and raised in Kissimmee, Florida, Marie's vast insurance knowledge and experience make her a valuable addition to Brightway, The Sterner Agency. Her background means there isn’t much she hasn’t seen or done in the insurance industry. Her experience and longevity with the agency make her invaluable asset to our office. Marie is currently ranked as a top-performing agent among all of Brightway’s Central Florida agencies.

  • Randy Shackley
    Randy Shackley Quality Assurance Manager

     

    A Florida native, Randy earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Central Florida. As a Licensed Property & Casualty, Life and Variable Annuity Agent, he is able to help our customers with a wide variety of coverages.

    Before joining The Sterner Agency in 2008, Randy was a construction manager with Centex Orlando, which gives him a valuable perspective when helping customers make decisions about their insurance policies. 

    Randy’s attention to detail and management experience make him the ideal team member to oversee policies written at The Sterner Agency. 

     

    Randy Shackley Quality Assurance Manager
    Randy Shackley
    Randy Shackley Quality Assurance Manager

     

    A Florida native, Randy earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Central Florida. As a Licensed Property & Casualty, Life and Variable Annuity Agent, he is able to help our customers with a wide variety of coverages.

    Before joining The Sterner Agency in 2008, Randy was a construction manager with Centex Orlando, which gives him a valuable perspective when helping customers make decisions about their insurance policies. 

    Randy’s attention to detail and management experience make him the ideal team member to oversee policies written at The Sterner Agency. 

     

  • "Sterndogs's"  Smoke Creek Oscar IV
    "Sterndogs's" Smoke Creek Oscar IV Official Brightway, The Sterner Agency Mascot

    A nationally ranked birddog, Oscar is a German wirehaired pointer that enjoys hanging out at the office, spending time with his family, and hunting every chance he gets. On the weekends, Oscar competes at the national level with NSTRA (National Shoot to Retrieve Association). During the week you will find Oscar lounging around The Sterner Agency, where he greets clients with a smile and a wag of his tail.

    "Sterndogs's" Smoke Creek Oscar IV Official Brightway, The Sterner Agency Mascot
    "Sterndogs's"  Smoke Creek Oscar IV
    "Sterndogs's" Smoke Creek Oscar IV Official Brightway, The Sterner Agency Mascot

    A nationally ranked birddog, Oscar is a German wirehaired pointer that enjoys hanging out at the office, spending time with his family, and hunting every chance he gets. On the weekends, Oscar competes at the national level with NSTRA (National Shoot to Retrieve Association). During the week you will find Oscar lounging around The Sterner Agency, where he greets clients with a smile and a wag of his tail.

Yellow Sun Shine Our reputation says it all.


  • The Sterner Agency has taken care of all my insurance needs for seven years now. The team always has my best interest in mind. I am confident that I have the best coverage and price in the market with the Sterner Agency.

    John K.

  • George Sterner and his team handle my Auto, Home, and Commercial insurance. I can always count on fast friendly service, and I highly recommend Brightway, The Sterner Agency!

    Pat K.

  • I was with Allstate for over 20 years. When Allstate had no options for me, George and his team shopped the market and found many options for me to choose from. I was able to save money on my Home insurance and get better coverage.

    Jeannette H.

  • Marie Thompson was my agent with State Farm for 20 years. Recently my policy underwent a rate increase, and my State Farm agent referred me back to Marie who is now an agent at Brightway, The Sterner Agency. Marie was able to shop the market for me and find me the best options available for my Home and Auto insurance. Thanks Marie!

    Dennis T.

  •  I have been with Brightway, The Sterner Agency for four years now. I know when I have a question I can pick up the phone and get an answers immediately. It's great to work with such a great team of professionals.

    Beiter J.

Yellow Sun Shine More choice. More convenience. More confidence.


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407-891-9361
Our Office

1461 E. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway
St. Cloud, FL 34771

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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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