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Metro Tampa construction and property management company co-owner Rosa Garcia is expanding her enterprise in Hillsborough County. Next Monday, Garcia will unveil her latest venture as she opens Brightway, The Garcia Family Agency insurance office.
The 40-year-old entrepreneur is a partner with Steven Paul in SR Pyramid (home construction) and SR Pyramid Management (property management). And next week, she is taking the next step in building a comprehensive business when she launches her new East Fowler Avenue Brightway Insurance location.
“After a decade of helping get people in a home, it just made sense to grow what we do,” Garcia said.
The Tampa mother of four first began selling health insurance several years ago. Now, in 2023, Garcia will offer property and casualty insurance through one of the nation’s highest-rated insurance franchisors.
A 2003 Continental Academy High School graduate, the New Jersey native made the move to the Sunshine State with her mother in 2001 in hopes of better opportunities. Today, Garcia and her four children, Yosmendy, D'lani, Yamilex, Yarilex and Yoslayna are on a similar path as they prepare to open the family-centric office in the Greater Carrollwood neighborhood of North Tampa.
“My mom worked hard every day in a factory, my father drove a truck to make a living. Making things happen takes a lot of hard work,” Garcia added. As well as a decade of working hard in the housing industry, Garcia also brings experience in social media advertising management.
Online and traditional media outlets are honoring Brightway Insurance in 2023. Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500® recognized Brightway Insurance for the sixth consecutive year; the 10th year the company has been named to this list. Franchise Times also selected Brightway Insurance to its Fast and Serious list for the ninth time. The Fast and Serious list honors the nation’s 40 smartest-growing franchises.
Brightway, The Garcia Family Agency offers customized Home, Flood, Auto, Boat, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, RV, Motorcycle, Umbrella, and Life insurance policies from numerous insurance companies. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EDT) and Saturday/Sunday by appointment. Visit them at their office at 104 East Fowler Avenue in Tampa, online at BrightwayGarcia.com or call 813-564-8833.
Brightway’s corporate office staff provides expertise and support in areas including customer service, technology, accounting, marketing, distribution and business analytics. In addition, Brightway handles carrier relations and appointments, as well as support with personnel hiring, licensing, onboarding, training and retention. The company’s signature after-the-sale service empowers Agency Owners, like Rosa, to focus on new business sales and provide customers the personalized service they deserve.
About Brightway Insurance
Established in 2008, Brightway grew to become one of the largest privately-owned property/casualty insurance distribution companies in the U.S. with more than 300 franchises in 35 states and more than $1 billion in annual premiums. Recently, Brightway’s success led to a private equity investment that has infused the company with financial and human capital, and data and analytics access, to accelerate growth and deliver new and exciting market opportunities.
Brightway produces winning outcomes for franchisees and their customers by offering access to customized coverage solutions from a range of insurers paired with full back office and marketing support. This winning model allows agents and producers to focus on addressing the needs of their customers to become trusted advisors and grow their businesses.