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Jasmine Pertile and Chris White team up to open a Brightway Insurance Agency in Jacksonville, Florida

Sep 14, 2021

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JACKSONVILLE, FLA. — More residents on the First Coast can experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more as Jasmine Pertile and Chris White team up to open Brightway, The Jasmine Pertile Agency Monday, Sept. 20.

“I’m a nurse, and Chris is a veteran of the armed services so protecting and caring for others is our passion,” said Pertile, who serves as the Principal Agent. “We look forward to carrying these core values over to our agency.”

Pertile is a Registered Nurse certified in Obstetrics. Prior to nursing, she spent 15 years in the insurance industry, handling sales and servicing policies. She has lived in Jacksonville for more than 25 years and has three boys including an 18-year-old and 3-year-old twins, with another on the way with her husband Michel. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, riding her motorcycle and going to football games.

White is a veteran who served in the United States Air Force. He has worked in investment banking for six years and currently works in high-tech. This is his second business venture after opening a local barbershop in 2019. White is a certified Global Business graduate from Harvard Business School Online. He is pursuing a Master of Business Administration online from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. White loves being active and enjoys hiking, working out, running, boxing, scuba diving and cooking. As Brightway Agency Owners, White and Pertile are excited to be involved with the community, providing friends, family and neighbors with peace of mind knowing they are working to offer them the best protection for the best value.

“Jasmine and Chris bring extensive industry knowledge and expertise in the Jacksonville insurance landscape to the Agency, and we’re confident they will be extremely successful with the holistic support they receive from Brightway,” said Brightway President and CEO Michael Miller. “We are thrilled to have them join the Brightway family and look forward to our partnership with them to grow our brand in Northeast Florida.”

Brightway, The Jasmine Pertile Agency offers customized Home, Flood, Auto, Boat, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, RV, Motorcycle, Umbrella and Commercial insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including American Traditions, Bankers, Edison, FedNat, Florida Peninsula, Foremost, Nationwide, Progressive, Safeco, St. Johns, Tapco and many more. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EDT) and Saturday/Sunday by appointment.

Brightway’s corporate office staff provides expertise and support in areas including Customer Service, Technology, 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 Pertile and White, 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 $855 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 1,200 people in 326 offices across 26 states serving customers in all 50 states.

For more information about Brightway, The Jasmine Pertile Agency, visit or call 904-420-7722. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at our franchise page.