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Shelby Eastin opens a Brightway Insurance Agency in Richmond, Texas

Mar 1, 2021

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RICHMOND, TEXAS — More residents in Richmond and surrounding communities can now experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more as Shelby Eastin opens Brightway, The Eastin Agency.

“I’m thrilled to be opening a Brightway Insurance Agency in Richmond and look forward to providing a better insurance-buying experience to my friends and neighbors,” said Eastin. “I am excited about the many partnerships with top-rated insurance brands that allows me to provide more choice than you will find anywhere else.”

Eastin has lived in Richmond for the past 20 years and comes to Brightway with 21 years’ experience in sales and management at Sterling McCall Acura, where he earned numerous awards for his salesmanship. Eastin graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette, with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. He and wife, Gina, have been married eight years and have two children. For fun, Eastin enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, fishing and camping. As a Brightway Agency Owner, he looks forward to providing expert counsel and shopping from the wide selection of top-rated insurance brands to create customized policies to help consumers protect everything they have worked so hard to earn.

“We’re ecstatic to welcome Shelby to Brightway and to partner with him to expand our footprint in the Greater Houston market,” 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 Eastin Agency offers customized Home, Flood, Auto, Boat, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, RV, Motorcycle, Life and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including American Strategic, Bankers, Bristol West, Foremost, Hagerty, Johnson and Johnson, Mercury, Progressive, SageSure and many more. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CST) 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, Training, Hiring and Retaining personnel. The company’s signature after-the-sale service empowers Agency Owners, like Eastin, 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 $765 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 293 offices across 24 states serving customers in all 50 states.

For more information Brightway, The Eastin Agency, visit or call 713-470-5719. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at our franchise page.