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RICHARDSON, Texas (March 15, 2018) — More homeowners, renters and drivers in and around Richardson, Texas (located on the north side of Dallas), now can realize there is a better way to shop for insurance. Husband and wife team and now Brightway Agency Owners, Nguyen and Thy Phan, recently opened Brightway, The Phan Agency in Richardson. Brightway Insurance is one of the largest property/casualty agencies in the U.S.

“We look forward to helping our community protect what they have worked so hard to earn,” said Thy Phan.  “As Brightway Agents, we’re able to provide more choice in insurance brands than independent agents and are eager to earn consumers’ trust as the local, insurance expertswho will help you make sure you have the coverage you need to protect your financial future.”
“Being involved in the community and helping out is important to Thy and I, so we’ve committed to donating $1 for every quote request we receive now through the end of December to the North Texas Food Bank,” Nguyen Phan added.

Thy Phan comes to Brightway with more than three years’ experience at Farmers Insurance and five years of management experience. She earned a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) and speaks fluent Vietnamese. Nguyen Phan comes to Brightway with Information Technology and management experience. He graduated from UTD with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Systems.

The Phans met in college and have been married four years now and have two dogs. Proud UTD alumni, they support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education. During her free time, Thy enjoys volunteering, reading, cooking, traveling and experiencing different cultures and cuisines, while Nguyen is a car and sports enthusiast.  As Brightway Agency Owners, the Phans are excited to bring choice and expert counsel to the Dallas Fort Worth community, UTD alumni, Asian communities, friends and neighbors. 

“Nguyen and Thy Phan are just the type of energetic, go-getters we look for in business partners,” said Brightway President, Talman Howard.  “We’re thrilled to welcome them to the Brightway family, where they’ll have a team of insurance professionals making sure they’re successful and their customers receive world-class service.”

Brightway Store Owners enjoy support in customer service, carrier relationships, marketing, accounting and technology. As a result, Brightway stores consistently outsell other insurance agencies three-to-one.*

Brightway, The Phan Agency is located at 3501 Custer Parkway, Unit 119 in Richardson (between Anytime Fitness and Papa Murphy’s Take N’ Bake Pizza).The store offers customized Home, Condo, Renters, Auto, Flood, RV, Motorcycle, Boat, ATV, Life and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Bankers, Dixon Wells, Hagerty, Progressive and State Auto.  

About Brightway Insurance

Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance retailer selling through a network of franchised independent stores throughout the country. With more than $508 million in annualized written premium, the company is one of the largest property and casualty agencies in the United States. Brightway provides its franchise owners with access to more insurance companies than any other agency, along with a comprehensive system of support that frees them up to focus on customizing policies that meet their customers’ needs.

Brightway began franchising operations in 2008 and has since grown to more than 700 people in 19 states serving customers in all 50 states. Forbes has recognized the company as America’s No. 1 Franchise to Buy. Additionally, the company was named a top franchise three years in a row by Entrepreneur magazine and one of the fastest-growing private companies in America nine consecutive years by Inc. 5000.



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Brightway, The Phan Agency is pleased to partner with the North Texas Food Bank to support its mission to close the hunger gap in North Texas by providing access to nutritious food. The Agency will donate $1 for every quote request to the non-profit hunger-relief organization.



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