Jan 26, 2021
COCONUT CREEK, FLA. — More residents in Coconut Creek and surrounding communities can now experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more as veteran businessman and now Brightway Agency Owner, Richard DeCarlo, opens Brightway, The DeCarlo Agency. The Agency is located at 5481 Wiles Road, #502, Room #32 in Coconut Creek (inside the ReMax office).
“I am honored to be part of the Brightway family,” said DeCarlo. “Brightway allows me to begin my journey of building a successful team and providing an excellent insurance product to our community.”
A South Florida resident for three decades now, DeCarlo comes to Brightway with 20 years of business ownership experience in the Radiology Healthcare industry. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Finance from the University of South Florida in Tampa, and today continues to pursue a Master of Business Administration from the university. DeCarlo and wife, Nicole, have been happily married for 15 years. They are proud parents of two rescue dogs.
DeCarlo is a long-time supporter of the American Cancer Society and the efforts to raise awareness about breast cancer. As Co-founder of the Cardio Nuclear Women's Imaging Center and brother of a breast cancer survivor, he has devoted his life to increasing the awareness of the deadly disease and to supporting research and efforts to prevent and cure the disease. For fun, DeCarlo loves to waterski and loves championing the sport as President of the Gold Coast Water Ski Club in Fort Lauderdale and State Safety Director for the International USA Waterski Foundation. He also loves snow skiing and weight training and plays guitar in a band. As a Brightway Agency Owner, he looks forward to providing more choice of top-rated insurance brands and expert counsel to his community.
“We’re ecstatic to welcome Richard to Brightway and to partner with him to expand our footprint in South Florida,” said Brightway President and CEO Michael Miller. “We have hundreds of insurance professionals ready to serve his customers and to provide him with holistic business support so that he can focus on his customers and growing his business.”
Brightway, The DeCarlo Agency offers customized Home, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Flood, Auto, RV, Motorcycle, Boat and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Bankers, Bristol West, Edison, Foremost, Hagerty, Johnson and Johnson, Mercury, Nationwide, Progressive, Safeco, SageSure and many more. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST) and Saturday/Sunday by appointment.
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 DeCarlo, 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.