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When it comes to buying insurance, Brightway, The Dimitri J. Apostle Agency is your source for more choice and better service. Whether you’re looking for a competitive rate for Homeowners insurance or need help determining the right amount of commercial coverage, you’ll receive personal attention from industry experts committed to your satisfaction. 

Our team is led by Dimitri Apostle, an agent with more than 13 years of experience in the insurance industry and an obsession for getting the details right and providing lightning fast customer service. If we can answer any questions about Home, Auto, Business or other types of insurance, stop by or give us a call. 

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Dimitri Apostle
Dimitri Apostle Agency Owner

With over 13 years of insurance experience, Dimitri brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. After attending Valparaiso University just outside of Chicago, he began his insurance career working for his father – who has been in the insurance business over 35 years.

Dimitri believes in giving back to the community that supports him and his family. One of the many ways he does this is through a quarterly donation. 

Married for more than 10 years, Dimitri and his wife Aubrey have two boys and reside in Waxhaw, N.C. Dimitri has played soccer overseas, coached at almost every level, and enjoys watching his sons play.

  • Dimitri Apostle
    Dimitri Apostle Agency Owner

    With over 13 years of insurance experience, Dimitri brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. After attending Valparaiso University just outside of Chicago, he began his insurance career working for his father – who has been in the insurance business over 35 years.

    Dimitri believes in giving back to the community that supports him and his family. One of the many ways he does this is through a quarterly donation. 

    Married for more than 10 years, Dimitri and his wife Aubrey have two boys and reside in Waxhaw, N.C. Dimitri has played soccer overseas, coached at almost every level, and enjoys watching his sons play.

    Dimitri Apostle Agency Owner
    Dimitri Apostle
    Dimitri Apostle Agency Owner

    With over 13 years of insurance experience, Dimitri brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. After attending Valparaiso University just outside of Chicago, he began his insurance career working for his father – who has been in the insurance business over 35 years.

    Dimitri believes in giving back to the community that supports him and his family. One of the many ways he does this is through a quarterly donation. 

    Married for more than 10 years, Dimitri and his wife Aubrey have two boys and reside in Waxhaw, N.C. Dimitri has played soccer overseas, coached at almost every level, and enjoys watching his sons play.

  • Taylor  Tillinger
    Taylor Tillinger Insurance Professional

    Originally from Dayton, Ohio, Taylor graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. He has recently earned his master’s degree in Data Science and Business Analytics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and wants to bring that analytical experience to his role at Brightway, the Dimitri J. Apostle Agency. 

    Outside work, Taylor enjoys all the activities that living in Charlotte can provide – community soccer and football, trips to the mountains and the beach, and local hiking.

    Taylor Tillinger Insurance Professional
    Taylor  Tillinger
    Taylor Tillinger Insurance Professional

    Originally from Dayton, Ohio, Taylor graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. He has recently earned his master’s degree in Data Science and Business Analytics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and wants to bring that analytical experience to his role at Brightway, the Dimitri J. Apostle Agency. 

    Outside work, Taylor enjoys all the activities that living in Charlotte can provide – community soccer and football, trips to the mountains and the beach, and local hiking.

  • Christina Retzer
    Christina Retzer Insurance Professional

    Christina received a bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Marketing from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. After graduating, she was able to put her degree to work with roles in multiple agencies. She is currently using those skills to help support the success of Brightway, the Dimitri J. Apostle Agency.

    Christina and her husband, Shawn, have been married for nine years and enjoy spending time with their twin sons. In addition to her professional interests, Christina has the benefit of volunteering for The Love Hope Strength Foundation which helps grow the bone marrow donor database. She also volunteers at her church, her children’s school and in her neighborhood’s HOA. Outside of these commitments, Christina enjoys going to the gym, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

    Christina Retzer Insurance Professional
    Christina Retzer
    Christina Retzer Insurance Professional

    Christina received a bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Marketing from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. After graduating, she was able to put her degree to work with roles in multiple agencies. She is currently using those skills to help support the success of Brightway, the Dimitri J. Apostle Agency.

    Christina and her husband, Shawn, have been married for nine years and enjoy spending time with their twin sons. In addition to her professional interests, Christina has the benefit of volunteering for The Love Hope Strength Foundation which helps grow the bone marrow donor database. She also volunteers at her church, her children’s school and in her neighborhood’s HOA. Outside of these commitments, Christina enjoys going to the gym, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

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  • Dimitri saved us about $15 per month and got us nearly DOUBLE the coverage after shopping around on our behalf. Thanks, Dimitri!

    Sean M.

  • Dimitri and Brightway Insurance are the best all around. Not only is there customer service but the ability to have the best rate in town with the best coverage.

    Erin C.

  • If you are looking for quick responses, great premiums, and honest, salt-of-the-earth people, Contact Dimitri or a member of his team.

    Lisa S.

  • Your office rocks! You guys are very professional, friendly and thorough. I am extremely pleased with the entire process!

    Kay C.

  • Dimitri is a pleasure to work with. He is always able to help me out with all of my insurance requests. I would highly recommend his services to others.

    Scott R.

  • Fast and friendly! Extremely helpful and knowledgeable along with amazing customer service. Hand down, the best Insurance company I have ever had.

    Charlie C.

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704-218-6000
Our Office

16131 Lancaster Highway Suite 7
Charlotte, NC 28277

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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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