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Brightway names Blake Burdett Employee of the Month for January 2021

Jan 27, 2021

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JACKSONVILLE, FLA. — Congratulations to Employee of the Month for January 2021, Blake Burdett!

Burdett is an Accounting Manager at Brightway. In this role, he supports Home Office employees and Agency Owners and oversees Accounting functions at Brightway.

During a virtual ceremony to recognize Burdett, Brightway’s Vice President of Accounting Operations, Jess Spendley, said, “Blake and his team are contributors to many key projects for Brightway. Blake has recently received kudos from many of the Executive team members for his great work on our Annual Budget and getting the Short-term Incentive and Merit files compiled and distributed, which is not an easy task with so many moving parts.”

Spendley continued, “He embodies all of our core values and has proven over and over that he is smart, accountable and trustworthy. Blake is great to work with and always does what it takes to get the job done. Brightway is very lucky to have him!”

Brightway launched the Employee of the Month program in 2020 to give frequent recognition to employees who do fantastic work. The program recognizes two employees every month.

Honorees for the distinction receive a gift and a “thank you” message from Brightway’s Executive Leadership.

In 2020, Florida Times-Union readers voted Brightway among the top three Best Places to Work (100+ Employees). Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty distribution company that sells through a network of franchises and independent agents throughout the U.S. The company is among the largest Personal Lines agencies in the country and has been recognized as a Franchise 500 company by Entrepreneur eight times.

About Brightway Insurance Founded in 2008, Brightway has since grown to more than 200 locations across 24 states serving customers in all 50 states and has earned recognition as one of the Fastest Growing Companies in Northeast Florida by the Jacksonville Business Journal for 12 consecutive years. At Home Office, a team of 400 professionals focus on delivering holistic business support that empowers agents to sell more.

Brightway employees enjoy:

  • Competitive salary
  • Market-leading Paid Time Off—in the first year, you earn 14 paid days off in addition to six paid company holidays and one “floating holiday” that you can take at any time
  • Medical/Dental/Life/Disability Insurance
  • Market-leading 401(k) with 4% match
  • Tuition reimbursement regardless of course of study
  • Comprehensive paid training

Most importantly, they enjoy a family based culture of inclusiveness where they can build positive, supportive relationships with co-workers, customers and agents.

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