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Marsha Durham opens a Brightway Insurance Agency in Granville, Ohio

Jul 14, 2021

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GRANVILLE, OHIO — Residents in and around Granville can experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more as Marsha Durham opens Brightway, The Marsha Durham Agency Monday, July 19.

“I am excited to help families in my community find simpler insurance solutions for their needs,” said Durham. “Sometimes captive agents cannot offer everything that a customer needs to have, so I'm thrilled to have more options through Brightway to help these customers.”

Durham spent four years as an Agent with a captive insurance agency before opening her own Brightway Insurance Agency and is a licensed Property & Casualty insurance professional in Ohio. She and husband, Andy, have four sons, three dogs, a cat and a very busy household. In her free time, Durham enjoys watching her boys compete in football and lacrosse and supporting local youth sports and other activities in the Granville area. As a Brightway Agency Owner, Durham looks forward to offering a breadth of products and solutions to consumers in the Columbus metropolitan area. She focuses on property and casualty coverage and is passionate about making a difference in her community by helping families find the right insurance for their individual needs. Anyone who has worked with her before will tell you, “Just call Marsha; she’ll take care of you!”

“Marsha knows the local area and with Brightway she can offer far more options to her customers than she was previously able to provide as a captive agent,” said Brightway President and CEO Michael Miller. “We’re excited to partner with her to grow our brand in Ohio and expect her to be wildly successful with the all-encompassing business support she will receive from Brightway.”

Brightway, The Marsha Durham Agency offers customized Home, Flood, Auto, Boat, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, RV, Motorcycle and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Appalachian Underwriters, Bankers, Bristol West, Foremost, Hagerty, Nationwide, Progressive, Safeco, Stillwater, Wright Flood 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 Durham, 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 Marsha Durham Agency, visit or call 740-880-8146. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at our franchise page.