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Brightway Insurance Announces 2 Agency Owners in Pennsylvania

Brightway Insurance, a national property/casualty insurance retailer selling through a network of franchised independent agencies throughout the country, has announced two agency owners in Pennsylvania. Kate Gowen has opened a new Brightway agency in Lansdale, and Rob Richardson has opened …

Study: Mass. Independent Agents Have Over $1B Financial Impact on Economy

Eight years after the introduction of managed competition for private passenger auto insurance and the influx of direct writers and direct response companies into Massachusetts to compete with independent agencies, a new study commissioned by the Massachusetts Association of Insurance …

Plymouth Rock’s ‘Prime’ Combines Online Sales With Independent Agent Channel

Plymouth Rock Assurance — a Boston-based auto insurer serving Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Hampshire — this month launched a new online tool called “Prime.” The insurer says the new tool will give consumers the ability to buy and manage auto …

Encompass Looks to PGA Sponsorship to Improve Brand

Companies have for some time been diversifying, and sometimes curbing, their appetite for multimillion-dollar sports sponsorships, so an enterprising insurance company president saw that trend as an opportunity to get his company’s name out there in a big way. Encompass …