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Andrew and Leah Haines open a Brightway Insurance Agency in Central Florida

Nov 12, 2020

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CELEBRATION, FLA. — While the country’s response to the new coronavirus has caused many business operations to pause, Brightway Insurance remains committed to customers and to people who want to build their own business with the holistic support Brightway offers. The company is pleased to announce that husband-and-wife team, Andrew and Leah Haines, are opening Brightway, The Haines Family Agency Monday, Nov. 16. While the Haines are currently operating the agency from their home, they will open an office location in Central Florida in the coming months. The office location will be announced once operational.

“We’re thrilled to team up to open a family owned and operated business together where we can provide a beneficial service with the most choice of insurance brands to our beloved community,” said Andrew Haines.

“Through our partnership with Brightway, we have the support that allows us to focus on building customized packages of policies to meet the unique needs of each and every one of our customers,” added Leah Haines.

The Haines have been married 23 years and come to Brightway with four decades of combined experience in owning and operating sports leagues and teams, as well as their own marketing company. The couple has two children. They have given of their time and resources to many organizations such as Meals of Hope in Naples and Junior Achievement of Polk County. The Haines love learning about entrepreneurship and business and sharing what they have learned. Andrew Haines hosts two podcasts: The Andrew Haines Show, which focuses on the business side of sports, and Biz Builders with Andrew Haines, which focuses on entrepreneurs and building businesses. For fun, they enjoy sports and traveling. As Brightway Agency Owners, they look forward to providing more choice of insurance brands and expert counsel to their community.

“We’re ecstatic to welcome Andrew and Leah to Brightway and to partner with them to expand our footprint in our home state of Florida,” said Brightway President and CEO Michael Miller. “We have hundreds of insurance professionals ready to serve their customers and to provide them with holistic business support so that they can focus on their customers and growing their business.”

Brightway, The Haines Family Agency offers customized Home, Condo, Renters, Flood, Personal Articles, Auto, RV, Motorcycle, Boat, Life and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including American Integrity, Bankers, Foremost, Hagerty, Johnson and Johnson, Nationwide, Progressive, Stillwater, Tapco and Wright Flood. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST).

Brightway’s corporate office staff provides expertise and support in areas including Customer Service, Accounting, Marketing, Distribution, Business Analytics, Carrier Appointments, Licensing, Onboarding, Training, Hiring and Retaining personnel. The company’s signature after-the-sale service empowers Agency Owners, like the Haines, to focus on new business sales and provides customers the personalized service they deserve.

About Brightway Insurance Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance distribution company with more than $725 million in annualized written premium, making it one of the largest Personal Lines agencies in the U.S.

Brightway’s focus is on producing Win, Win, Win outcomes for consumers by offering customized insurance solutions and for people wishing to sell insurance by providing business opportunities that span from single Agent to multi-unit enterprises. Regardless of the path taken, Brightway provides the support necessary to consistently outsell other insurance agents.

Brightway got its start in 2008 and has since grown to more than 900 people in 259 offices across 23 states serving customers in all 50 states.

For more information about Brightway, The Haines Family Agency, visit or call 321-248-4042. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at our franchise page.