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Brad Bourque opens a Brightway Insurance Agency in Gonzales, Louisiana

Apr 6, 2021

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GONZALES, LA. — More residents in and around Gonzales can now enjoy a better experience when buying insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more as Brad Bourque will open Brightway, The Brad Bourque Agency Monday, April 12. The Agency is located at 907 E. Weber Street in Gonzales (near the intersection of East Weber Street and North Edenborn Avenue).

“I'm excited to be opening a business in my community that will help my friends and neighbors protect their homes, vehicles, and most importantly, their financial futures. As a Brightway Agency Owner, I'm equipped with more choices of Insurance brands than anyone else so I can shop the market to find a customized package of policies for their needs,” said Bourque.

A Louisiana native, Bourque comes to Brightway with more than 10 years of sales experience and understands the importance of providing phenomenal customer service. He graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge in 1993, with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management. Bourque recently retired from the chemical industry after 27 years as a Lab Analyst. He and wife, Sharon, of 10 years have two children and four grandchildren. He is a member of St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Church in Gonzales, has coached softball for eight years, and is an elected official of the Ascension Republic Parish Executive Committee. Bourque enjoys listening to music, watching LSU sports and traveling to the beach. One of the things he looks forward to most as a Brightway Agency Owner is helping families protect what is important to them.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Brad to the Brightway family and are committed to his success,” said Brightway President and CEO, Michael Miller. “Brightway Agents receive holistic business support that frees them up to focus on their customers’ needs so they can find the right coverage for you and your family.”

Brightway, The Brad Bourque Agency offers customized Home, Condo, Renters, Flood, Personal Articles, Auto, RV, Motorcycle, Boat and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Acadian Managers, Bankers, Burns and Wilcox, Hagerty, Progressive, SageSure and many more. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CDT) and Saturday/Sunday by appointment.

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

About Brightway Insurance Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance distribution company with more than $775 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 300 offices across 23 states serving customers in all 50 states.

For more information about Brightway, The Brad Bourque Agency, visit or call 225-330-8470. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at our franchise page.