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Tasha Butler introduces Columbia, South Carolina, to a better-insurance buying experience, opens a Brightway Insurance Agency

Feb 16, 2021

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Residents in and around Columbia now can experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more as veteran Insurance Agent and now Brightway Agency Owner, Tasha Butler, opens Brightway, The Butler Agency Monday, Feb. 22. The Agency is located at 1617 Broad River Road in Columbia (in the Boozer Shopping Center).

“I am thrilled to be opening a Brightway Insurance Agency in Columbia,” said Butler. “As a Brightway Agency Owner, I have access to more choice of top-rated insurance brands and can shop the market to create a customized package of policies to protect your home, vehicle and ultimately your financial future.”

Butler brings 21 years of insurance experience to Brightway. Prior to opening her Brightway Agency, she owned and operated Butler’s Insurance Agency for five years. Butler graduated from W.J. Keenan High School in Columbia, home of the Raiders, in 1996. She went on to earn a degree in Business, Management, Marketing and related Support Services Limestone University in Gaffney. As a Brightway Agency Owner, Butler looks forward to providing expert counsel to her friends and neighbors.

“Tasha brings extensive industry knowledge and expertise in the Columbia insurance landscape to the Agency, and we’re confident she will be extremely successful with the holistic support she receives from Brightway,” said Brightway President and CEO Michael Miller. “We are thrilled to have her join the Brightway family and look forward to our partnership with her to grow our brand in South Carolina.”

Brightway, The Butler Agency offers customized Home, Flood, Auto, Boat, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, RV, Motorcycle, Life and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Appalachian Underwriters, Bankers, Bristol West, Foremost, Hagerty, Hippo, Johnson and Johnson, 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 Agents, like Butler, 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 $760 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 289 offices across 25 states serving customers in all 50 states.

For more information Brightway, The Butler Agency, visit or call 803-973-4434. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at our franchise page.