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Dr. John Peterson Jr. introduces Conyers, Georgia, to a better insurance-buying experience

Jul 13, 2021

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CONYERS, GA. — Residents in and around Conyers now can experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more as veteran businessman, Dr. John Lee Peterson Jr., opens Brightway, The Peterson Family Agency Monday, July 19. The Agency is located at 2047 Gee Mill Road Northeast, Suite #214 in Conyers (near the intersection of Gees Mill Road Northeast and Gees Mill Business Parkway Northeast).

“I'm so excited by the opening of my Brightway business,” said Peterson. “I look forward to providing my friends, family and community with the best Auto, Business, Homeowners and other insurance products. I will always stride to provide the best service that Brightway Insurance offers.”

Peterson comes to Brightway with more than 35 years’ experience in insurance and business management. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Services, a Master of Science in Special Education and a Master of Science in Educational Leadership from St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida. He also earned a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida. Peterson served 13 years in the United States Army. He had served 28 years as an Educator and Administrator in both the public and private school setting. He is married with seven children, seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Peterson currently resides in Newton County, Georgia. As a Brightway Agency Owner, he looks forward to providing quality insurance options to his community.

“Dr. Peterson comes to Brightway with a wealth of industry experience, and, as a family based business, we are really happy to see him open his family run agency in Conyers,” said Brightway President and CEO Michael Miller. “With the holistic business support we provide and relationships we have with many insurance brands, I am confident he will quickly become a trusted source who the community looks to for expert counsel for all their insurance needs.”

Brightway, The Peterson Family Agency offers customized Home, Flood, Auto, Boat, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, RV, Motorcycle and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Aegis, Appalachian Underwriters, Bristol West, Foremost, Hagerty, Nationwide, Safeco, Tapco, Tower Hill Specialty, TypTap 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 Peterson, 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 $825 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 317 offices across 25 states serving customers in all 50 states.

For more information about Brightway, The Peterson Family Agency, visit or call 470-491-4070. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at our franchise page.