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Information Technology and Security expert, Jon Sargent Opens Brightway Insurance Agency in Newport News

Jun 24, 2024

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Newport News, VA – June 24th – Brightway Insurance, one of the largest personal lines insurance agencies in the United States, proudly announces the opening of The Sargent Agency in Newport News. Residents of Newport News and beyond can now experience a brighter way to buy insurance through Brightway’s independent model that gives clients not only consultative advice but also curated choices based on their insurance needs.

Jon Sargent chose to open a Brightway agency to have a direct impact on his community by helping people protect what they’ve worked so hard to earn in their lives.

Sargent brings over 26 years of experience in information technology and information security management to Brightway. He previously led cloud security at Truist Financial and served as CTO and chief architect at globally recognized firms such as Perfect Commerce and L-3 STRATIS.

Sargent ‘s professional credentials include top-tier certifications essential for a leadership role in insurance, emphasizing risk management and security: PMP, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, and ITIL V3. These qualifications underscore his capability to manage and mitigate enterprise risks, aligning with the core needs of an insurance office.

His combination of IT expertise, leadership in security and risk management, international project experience, and community involvement makes him exceptionally suited to lead and innovate in the property and casualty insurance sector.

Whether clients are purchasing their first home, expanding their business or futureproofing their life, The Sargent Agency is dedicated to being a trusted advisor every step of the way. With a relentless focus on customer satisfaction and a passion for exceeding expectations, the agency is poised to become the premier destination for insurance solutions in Newport News. For more information about The Sargent Agency and to explore insurance options tailored to your needs, please visit or contact Jon Sargent at (757) 493-6800.

About Brightway Insurance:

Established in 2008, Brightway has grown to become one of the largest privately-owned property/casualty insurance distribution companies in the U.S. with more than 350 agencies in 35 states and more than $1 billion in annual premiums. Brightway is a purpose and core value-driven organization. We provide a blueprint for a future-proofed life. Through our successful model, agency owners focus on protecting their client’s most important assets through consultation, curated choice, and confidence. While Brightway focuses on our agency owners through back office, marketing support, and constant learning and development.