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Katy Daniel introduces a better insurance-buying experience to residents in Gurnee, Northern Chicago Suburbs

Dec 15, 2020

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GURNEE, ILL. — Residents in Gurnee and the Chicagoland area can now experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more as veteran business woman and now Brightway Agency Owner, Katy Daniel, will open Brightway, The Daniel Family Agency Monday, Dec. 21. Daniel’s office is located at 135 North Greenleaf Street, Suite 230 in Gurnee (in the business center near the intersection of North Greenleaf Street and Washington Street).

“I’m ecstatic to open a business that serves my community,” said Daniel. “Brightway has partnerships with many insurance brands, so I’m able to do the shopping for you and help you get the coverage to protect everything you have worked so hard to earn at the best price on the market.”

Daniel brings 10 years of real estate and property management experience to Brightway and will leverage her experience to help her customers get the best coverage to protect their homes, vehicles and more. A graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Daniel earned a bachelor’s degree in International Studies with minors in French and Spanish. She and husband, Robel, have been married six years. They have three daughters and are active real estate investors in Lake County who enjoy traveling and exploring new places. As a Brightway Agency Owner, she looks forward providing more choice of top-rated insurance brands to her friends and neighbors in Gurnee and surrounding communities.

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

Brightway, The Daniel Family Agency offers customized Home, Flood, Auto, Boat, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, RV, Motorcycle, Umbrella and Life insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Appalachian Underwriters, Bankers, Burns and Wilcox, Foremost, Hagerty, Hippo, Mercury, Nationwide, Progressive, Safeco 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 Daniel, 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 $735 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 271 offices across 23 states serving customers in all 50 states.

For more information Brightway, The Daniel Family Agency, visit or call 847-495-2060. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at our franchise page.