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Brightway Insurance Agency Owner, Joel Daria, opens office in Hilliard, Ohio

Nov 9, 2021

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HILLIARD, OHIOJoel Daria opened Brightway, The Joel Daria Agency in April and today announced the opening of his office location at 4660 Cemetery Road in Hilliard (in the same shopping plaza as Kroger’s). Daria’s Agency is the only Brightway location in the Columbus metropolitan area and one of only two Brightway locations open in the Buckeye State.

“I’ve been operating out of my home while setting up my office space and am pleased to welcome consumers who prefer to do business in person to my new office in Hilliard,” said Daria. “I’m also happy to do business by telephone at 614-468-8180 and by email at”

Born and raised in Ohio, Daria comes to Brightway with 18 years of insurance and retirement planning experience. He graduated from Capital University in Columbus, with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. Daria and wife, Sherri, of four years have one daughter. For fun, he likes spending time with his family, playing and watching sports and hiking. As a Brightway Agency Owner, he loves helping clients protect what is important to them with a focus on customized protection at an economical price.

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

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 Daria, 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 $865 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 327 offices across 28 states serving customers in all 50 states.

For more information about Brightway, The Joel Daria Agency, visit or call 614-468-8180. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at our franchise page.