4419 Loop 322
Abilene, TX 79602
Benjamin is a decorated combat veteran who comes to Brightway after being a captive agent. He saw a demand for options and wanted to do more for his customers and others in his community who needed coverage. With Brightway, he has access to a growing list of 40 insurance companies, which means he can offer more choice while helping consumers gain total protection for their homes, cars, trucks and more.
Benjamin and his wife, Tara, set roots in Abilene when he was stationed at Dyess Air Force Base. He gained most of his financial savvy while serving eight years as a Combat Comptroller. His service includes tours in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Korea as well as several humanitarian missions in the U.S. and abroad. He is also currently a State Certified Firefighter and Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician where he volunteers his time within his community responding to both medical and fire emergencies.
Additionally, he is a member of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce, Abilene Young Professionals and Jim Ned Baseball Association Board. He has been awarded the Abilene Top 20 under 40 award and is a Graduate of Leadership Abilene where he earned the Mr. Leadership Award.
He is an alumnus of Ashford University in Clinton, Iowa where he earned a bachelors degree in Business Administration. He loves to read, hunt, play sports, camp, and spend time with his family.
Duff brings a broad range of skills to Brightway Insurance, The Young Agency. Duff worked 23 years in the technology sector for a global semiconductor manufacturer. As a manager and director in manufacturing and sales and operations planning he developed and implemented numerous manufacturing business and human resource processes to ensure organizational strength and success.
Over the last decade Duff developed and operated two accredited and nationally recognized early childhood education franchises. His staff and centers were recognized as top performers in the national franchise system earning the President’s award and were know for their generous contributions to charitable causes such as Ronald McDonald House and Save the Children.
Duff is excited to partner with his son, Benjamin to open the first Brightway Insurance agency in West Texas and to grow with this truly unique business model developed by David and Michael Miller.
When Duff isn't providing expert counsel to his clients, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family and grandchildren. He also enjoys being in the air - he is an instrument rated private pilot.
Tara joins Brightway with a tenure in Property Management in Denver, Colorado. When she returned to work after staying home to raise her three children, she found it important to work in a role where service and integrity were held at the highest importance. She is passionate about helping, serving, and protecting those in her community, and same goes for the clients she insures. Protection and proper coverage of your assets is our job at Brightway and giving you more choice with insurance is the best way. Thank you for trusting us with your family’s insurance needs.
When Tara is not at the office, she is home with her three children – shuffling to and from baseball practice or dance class. As a Colorado Native, Tara enjoys spending time outside, camping and exploring.
4419 Loop 322
Abilene, TX 79602
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