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Insurance veteran, Julie Tilbiyan, opens a Brightway Insurance Agency in North Hollywood

Sep 14, 2020

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LOS ANGELES — Brightway Insurance is committed to customers and to people who want to build their own business with the holistic support Brightway offers even during these uncertain times. More residents in LA can now experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more as industry veteran and now Brightway Agency Owner, Julie Tilbiyan, opens Brightway, The JT Agency Monday, Sept. 14. While Tilbiyan is currently working from home, she will open an office location in the coming months, which will be announced once operational.

“I’ve worked in the insurance industry for 12 years and am over the moon to be opening my own business in my hometown doing what I love. It’s a dream come true,” said Tilbiyan. “The wildfires have disrupted the insurance market across our state in recent years, so having a Brightway Agent like me shop the market for you and providing you with expert counsel to ensure your financial future is protected is more important now than ever before.”

A native of LA, Tilbiyan comes to Brightway with 12 years’ industry experience. Most recently, she was the Vice President of Corporate Sales for a Commercial insurance broker for two years. Tilbiyan studied at California State University, Northridge in LA. She is fluent in English and Armenian. She has a daughter, with whom she loves spending time. As a Brightway Agency Owner, Tilbiyan looks forward to helping her friends and neighbors by shopping the market and providing expert consultation to ensure you receive the best coverage at the right price.

“Julie brings extensive industry knowledge and expertise in the California insurance landscape to the Agency, and we’re confident she’ll be extremely successful with the holistic support she receives from Brightway,” said Brightway President and CEO Michael Miller. “We’re thrilled to have her join the Brightway family and look forward to our partnership with her to grow our brand on the West Coast.”

Brightway, The JT Agency offers customized Home, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Flood, Auto, RV, Motorcycle, Boat and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Aegis, Bankers, Foremost, Hagerty, Hippo, Johnson and Johnson, Nationwide, Progressive, Tapco and many more. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PDT).

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

About Brightway Insurance Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance distribution company with more than $705 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 237 offices across 22 states serving customers in all 50 states.

For more information about Brightway, The JT Agency, visit or call 818-698-8725. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at our franchise page.