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Stephen Stricklin introduces Lee's Summit, Missouri, to a better insurance-buying experience

Nov 16, 2021

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LEE’S SUMMIT, MO. — Residents in Lee’s Summit and the greater Kansas City metropolitan area can experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more as veteran business owner, Stephen Stricklin, opens Brightway, The Wise Wealth Agency Monday, Nov. 22. The Agency is co-located with Stricklin’s investment firm, Wise Wealth, at 11 Southeast 2nd Street in Lee's Summit.

“Don’t just buy any insurance,” said Stricklin. “Get educated so you can make informed decisions that fit your needs and your budget.”

Stricklin is a Certified Financial Planner professional as well as the Owner and Founder of an investment firm called Wise Wealth. He decided to become a Brightway Agency Owner as a way to add value to his existing client base. In addition to clients of Wise Wealth, Stricklin’s Brightway Insurance Agency exists to serve the needs of the entire community. Their goal is to educate and inform so that clients can get the insurance coverage they need at an affordable price.

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

Brightway, The Wise Wealth Agency offers customized Home, Flood, Auto, Boat, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, RV, Motorcycle and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Appalachian Underwriters, Burns and Wilcox, Hagerty, Hippo, Lemonade, Nationwide, Tapco, Wright Flood and many more. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9 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, 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 Stricklin, 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 Wise Wealth Agency, visit or call 816-494-1122. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at our franchise page.