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Jonathan Johnson introduces his hometown of Slidell, Louisiana, to a better insurance-buying experience

Jan 26, 2021

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SLIDELL, LA. — More residents in Slidell and surrounding communities can now experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more as veteran Insurance Agent and business owner, Jonathan Johnson, will open Brightway, The Jonathan Johnson Agency Monday, Feb. 1.

“I’m ecstatic about opening a Brightway Insurance Agency in my hometown and look forward to being able to offer a simple, hassle-free way to find the most affordable insurance policies for my friends and neighbors,” said Johnson. “I am also excited about partnering with Brightway because of their back-office support and service, which will allow me to work with my local clients in a much more personal way and provide them with the expert counsel they deserve.”

Born and raised in Slidell, Johnson graduated from Slidell High School in 1991 and attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and the University of New Orleans. For the past 14 years, he has worked as a top-rated Health Insurance Agent, assisting individuals, small businesses and Medicare-eligible clients. Johnson married his high school sweetheart, Jenny (Minton) Johnson, nearly 25 years ago and the two have three children: Jordan (age 22), Emma (age 18) and Carson (age 16). Additionally, he has been involved in many church, civic and volunteer organizations over the past two decades and has served on various community boards appointed by the Mayor and City Council, as well as state-level committees and boards. For many years, he served as the President of Slidell High School’s PTA and coached youth baseball. For fun, he enjoys spending time with his family, usually traveling for leisure or to watch his son play competitive baseball around the Gulf Coast. As a Brightway Agency Owner, he looks forward to providing his friends and neighbors with more choice of top-rated insurance brands so that he can put together a customized package of policies to help them protect everything they have ever earned and everything they will ever earn.

“Brightway prides itself on being each community’s top, local insurance agency, and we are pleased to partner with Jonathan to add a new location to our growing presence in Louisiana,” said Brightway President and CEO Michael Miller. “He clearly has a profound love and respect for his hometown, and we are excited to have him join the Brightway family.”

Brightway, The Jonathan Johnson Agency offers customized Home, Flood, Auto, Boat, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, RV, Motorcycle, Life and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Acadian Managers, Appalachian Underwriters, Bankers, Foremost, Hagerty, Johnson and Johnson, Progressive, Safeco, SageSure and many more. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CST).

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 Johnson, 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 $750 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 283 offices across 24 states serving customers in all 50 states.

For more information Brightway, The Jonathan Johnson Agency, visit or call 985-590-5400. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at our franchise page.