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Bluffton, S.C.’s Gregory Dissel earns Brightway Insurance’s Rookie of the Year Award

Jan 24, 2018

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Brightway Insurance, one of the largest property/casualty agencies in the U.S., presented Gregory Dissel, Owner of Brightway, The Dissel Agency, with its top sales award for new agencies that opened in 2017. During the company’s annual awards celebration held Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Hilton Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Fla., Brightway leadership presented the 2017 Rookie of the Year Award to Dissel,who opened his store in Bluffton, S.C., in April 2017.

“We’re extremely proud of Gregory Dissel and look forward to this time each year when we recognize our top Agents like him,” said Brightway Co-Founder and Chairman, Michael Miller. “Brightway is a proven franchise system that provides an unparalleled, comprehensive system of support empowering store owners to outsell the competition three-to-one, grow their business and build an asset for their family.”

Dissel is the first person to introduce the Brightway brand to the Palmetto State. There are now two Brightway stores in South Carolina with another one slated to open there this spring.

“Congratulations to Gregory Dissel on his 2017 achievements,” said Brightway President, Talman Howard. “Brightway franchisees focus on selling new business, which helps them achieve high production. We’re thrilled to see our Store Owners reach their potential by leveraging the Brightway system.”

Brightway Store Owners enjoy support in customer service, carrier relationships, marketing, accounting and technology. As a result, Brightway stores consistently outsell other insurance agencies three-to-one.*

About Brightway Insurance Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance retailer selling through a network of franchised independent stores throughout the country. With $500 million in annualized written premium, the company is one of the largest property and casualty agencies in the United States.

Brightway began franchising operations in 2008 and has since grown to more than 700 people in 19 states serving customers in all 50 states. Forbes has recognized the company as America’s No. 1 Franchise to Buy. Additionally, the company was named a top franchise three years in a row by Entrepreneur magazine and one of the fastest-growing private companies in America nine consecutive years by Inc. 5000. People wishing to learn more about franchise ownership with Brightway may visit our franchise page and find us on LinkedIn. Consumers seeking a better insurance buying experience may visit and find us on Facebook.