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Richard Hancock introduces Nevada to a better insurance-buying experience

Nov 16, 2021

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LAS VEGAS — Nevadans now can experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more as Richard Hancock opens Brightway, The Hancock Agency in Las Vegas.

“I am excited to be opening a business in my community that will help my friends and neighbors protect their homes, vehicles, and most importantly, their financial futures,” said Hancock. “As a Brightway Agency Owner, I'm armed with more choices of insurance brands than anyone else so I can shop the market to find a customized package of policies to fit their needs at the most competitive price.”

Licensed to sell insurance in Nevada, Arizona and California, Hancock comes to Brightway with more than 20 years of sales and management experience and understands the importance of providing exceptional customer service and providing value to his clients. He graduated from National University in San Diego, California, with a Master of Science in Business Administration. Hancock and wife, Vanessa, have two children. Their youngest daughter has Down syndrome and as parents of a child with special needs, they work hard to ensure inclusivity for their daughter in the community and are active supporters of community groups providing inclusivity, like the local Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Richard to the Brightway family and to collaborate with him to bring our brand and services to Nevada,” said Brightway President and CEO Michael Miller. “With our ‘You sell. We service.’ model, Richard will have the support to provide expert counsel to each and every one of his customers, while our team of insurance professionals stands ready to provide award-winning customer service.”

Brightway, The Hancock 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, Burns and Wilcox, Foremost, Hagerty, Lemonade, Nationwide, Progressive, USLI, Wright Flood and many more. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PST) 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 Hancock, 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 $865 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 330 offices across 29 states serving customers in all 50 states.

For more information about Brightway, The Hancock Agency, visit or call 725-465-2211. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at our franchise page.