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Stephen Aldridge
Stephen Aldridge Agency Owner

Stephen owns and operates a number of businesses, including Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care in Albemarle, N.C., where he and Robert have worked together for more than a decade. He founded Uwharrie Pet Cremation Service and Southern Piedmont Cremation Service, also located in Albemarle. 

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Davidson College in Davidson, N.C., and holds a doctorate in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Stephen served as a member of the Board of Directors for Uwharrie Capital Corp and currently is a board member of Hospice of Stanly and the Uwharrie. He and wife, Deborah, have been married 17 years.

  • Stephen Aldridge
    Stephen Aldridge Agency Owner

    Stephen owns and operates a number of businesses, including Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care in Albemarle, N.C., where he and Robert have worked together for more than a decade. He founded Uwharrie Pet Cremation Service and Southern Piedmont Cremation Service, also located in Albemarle. 

    He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Davidson College in Davidson, N.C., and holds a doctorate in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

    Stephen served as a member of the Board of Directors for Uwharrie Capital Corp and currently is a board member of Hospice of Stanly and the Uwharrie. He and wife, Deborah, have been married 17 years.

    Stephen Aldridge Agency Owner
    Stephen Aldridge
    Stephen Aldridge Agency Owner

    Stephen owns and operates a number of businesses, including Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care in Albemarle, N.C., where he and Robert have worked together for more than a decade. He founded Uwharrie Pet Cremation Service and Southern Piedmont Cremation Service, also located in Albemarle. 

    He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Davidson College in Davidson, N.C., and holds a doctorate in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

    Stephen served as a member of the Board of Directors for Uwharrie Capital Corp and currently is a board member of Hospice of Stanly and the Uwharrie. He and wife, Deborah, have been married 17 years.

  • Robert Osteen
    Robert Osteen Agency Owner

    Robert co-owns Brightway, The Osteen & Aldridge Agency with Stephen Aldridge. The two worked together for 16 years before opening their Brightway agency. 

    In addition to working with Stephen at Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care in Albemarle, N.C., Robert brings 30 years’ insurance industry experience to Brightway, including time as an agent for Farm Bureau Insurance. 

    Robert earned an Associate of Applied Science in Funeral Service Education from Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville, N.C. 

    He and wife, Katherine, of 34 years have two children and a grandchild. 

    Robert is a member of Lakeview Baptist Church in Albemarle N.C., and the Albemarle Optimist Club.

    During his leisure time, he enjoys rooting on the N.C. State Wolfpack at baseball, football and basketball games.

    Robert Osteen Agency Owner
    Robert Osteen
    Robert Osteen Agency Owner

    Robert co-owns Brightway, The Osteen & Aldridge Agency with Stephen Aldridge. The two worked together for 16 years before opening their Brightway agency. 

    In addition to working with Stephen at Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care in Albemarle, N.C., Robert brings 30 years’ insurance industry experience to Brightway, including time as an agent for Farm Bureau Insurance. 

    Robert earned an Associate of Applied Science in Funeral Service Education from Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville, N.C. 

    He and wife, Katherine, of 34 years have two children and a grandchild. 

    Robert is a member of Lakeview Baptist Church in Albemarle N.C., and the Albemarle Optimist Club.

    During his leisure time, he enjoys rooting on the N.C. State Wolfpack at baseball, football and basketball games.

  • Julie Osteen
    Julie Osteen Insurance Agent
    Julie Osteen Insurance Agent
    Julie Osteen
    Julie Osteen Insurance Agent
  • Sasha Eury
    Sasha Eury Agency Principal

    Born and raised in North Carolina, Sasha Eury comes to Brightway with a plan for being an expert that the local community can depend on for their insurance needs. Sasha has deep roots in the community, she graduated from Albemarle High School and has taken coursework at Stanly Community College.

    Before coming to Brightway, Sasha spent 12 years in healthcare administration and 10 years as an Assistant Vice President/Branch Manager for a local bank. With such an extensive background in customer service, Sasha is uniquely skilled in being able to provide excellent service by really learning what the local community values and needs. When not hard at work, Sasha enjoys cooking, traveling, and working out at the gym. She prioritizes spending time with family and friends in addition to giving back to community by volunteering at the local soup kitchen.

    Sasha Eury Agency Principal
    Sasha Eury
    Sasha Eury Agency Principal

    Born and raised in North Carolina, Sasha Eury comes to Brightway with a plan for being an expert that the local community can depend on for their insurance needs. Sasha has deep roots in the community, she graduated from Albemarle High School and has taken coursework at Stanly Community College.

    Before coming to Brightway, Sasha spent 12 years in healthcare administration and 10 years as an Assistant Vice President/Branch Manager for a local bank. With such an extensive background in customer service, Sasha is uniquely skilled in being able to provide excellent service by really learning what the local community values and needs. When not hard at work, Sasha enjoys cooking, traveling, and working out at the gym. She prioritizes spending time with family and friends in addition to giving back to community by volunteering at the local soup kitchen.

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