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Brightway names Joy Pugh Employee of the Month for July 2021

Jul 28, 2021

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JACKSONVILLE, FLA. — Congratulations to Employee of the Month for July 2021, Joy Pugh!

Pugh is the Assistant Operations Manager. In this role, she works closely with Brightway’s business partners to ensure augmented staff fully integrate with the Customer Service Center. Pugh has been with the company nearly 11 years.

During a virtual ceremony to recognize Pugh, Brightway Operations Manager, Bri Barron, said: “Joy has done a phenomenal job with our outsourcers, bringing them on and getting them up to speed. She really takes ownership of everything that comes across her desk.”

“Joy, you do a great job every single day, and we’re very thankful for you,” she added.

Brightway launched the Employee of the Month program in 2020 to give frequent recognition to employees who do fantastic work. The program recognizes two to three employees every month.

Honorees for the distinction receive a gift and a “thank you” message from Brightway’s Executive Leadership.

Florida Times-Union readers voted Brightway among the top three Best Places to Work (100+ Employees) in 2020. Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty distribution company that sells through a network of franchises and independent agents throughout the U.S. The company is among the largest Personal Lines agencies in the country and has been recognized as a Franchise 500 company by Entrepreneur eight times.

About Brightway Insurance Founded in 2008, Brightway has since grown to 318 locations across 25 states serving customers in all 50 states and has earned recognition as one of the Fastest Growing Companies in Northeast Florida by the Jacksonville Business Journal for 13 consecutive years. At Home Office, a team of more than 400 professionals focus on delivering holistic business support that empowers agents to sell more.

Brightway employees enjoy:

  • Competitive salary
  • Market-leading Paid Time Off—in the first year, you earn 14 paid days off in addition to six paid company holidays and one “floating holiday” that you can take at any time
  • Medical/Dental/Life/Disability Insurance
  • Market-leading 401(k) with 4% match
  • Tuition reimbursement regardless of course of study
  • Comprehensive paid training

Most importantly, they enjoy a family based culture of inclusiveness where they can build positive, supportive relationships with co-workers, customers and agents.

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