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Brightway Insurance tops list of LGBTQ-Owned Companies in Northeast Florida

Jun 24, 2020

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JACKSONVILLE, FLA. — The Jacksonville Business Journal published its inaugural list of LGBTQ-Owned Companies, and Brightway Insurance tops the list at No. 1. Brothers, Michael and David Miller, co-own the company. Since starting the business in 2008, Brightway has grown into one of the largest Personal Lines agencies in the U.S.

“We’re honored to be recognized by the Jacksonville Business Journal as the largest LGBTQ-owned company in the region,” said Executive Chairman, David Miller.

“How Michael and his husband, Glenn, live their lives and stand up for what they believe is good and right has always been a point of pride for me and my wife Monique,” said David Miller. “And Michael brings his authentic self forward in how he runs Brightway and has fostered an environment in which everyone is encouraged to be their authentic selves. This helps to make all people feel more comfortable and work together more effectively.”

In addition to growing a successful business, Michael Miller is active in and supports organizations that aim to help the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning or Queer community, including the University of North Florida LGBT Resource Center, JASMYN and Equality Florida.

And, both David and Michael Miller are very involved in helping the community thrive and have spent years advocating for the United Way of Northeast Florida among other organizations and initiatives.

As one of the fastest-growing companies in Northeast Florida, Brightway is always seeking talented professionals to join its corporate office team. Brightway employees enjoy competitive salary, paid time off and benefits, including Medical, Dental, Life and Disability insurance and a 401(k) plan with market-leading 4% match with no vesting period. And, employees are eligible for bonuses and a unique tuition reimbursement program. If you are interested in joining a growing, industry leader based in Jacksonville, visit to learn more about open positions at Brightway and starting a career with the company.

About Brightway Insurance

Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance distribution company with more than $680 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 nearly 900 people in 207 offices across 22 states serving customers in all 50 states.

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