Brightway Insurance Names Chief Financial Officer

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Brightway Insurance, a leading national independent insurance retailer, named Robert “Bob” Taylor as the company’s new chief financial officer.

Bob Taylor, Brightway CFO

Bob Taylor, Brightway CFO

“Bob has provided financial leadership to a variety of financial service growth companies, including in the franchise sector, so his expertise is a great fit for Brightway as we continue to build on past success,” said Brightway’s CEO, David Miller.

Brightway Insurance, a leading national independent insurance retailer, named Robert “Bob” Taylor as the company’s new chief financial officer.

Prior to accepting the position at Brightway, Taylor was the president and CFO leader at ExpressTax (a wholly-owned subsidiary of H&R Block) and the CFO of Universal Tax Systems. He served on the board of directors for the Council for Electronic Revenue Communication Advancement (CERCA). He is also a past president of the CERCA board.

“Bob has provided financial leadership to a variety of financial service growth companies, including in the franchise sector, so his expertise is a great fit for Brightway as we continue to build on past success,” said Brightway’s CEO, David Miller.

Taylor holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa.

Brightway Insurance, with more than 110 stores across multiple states, plans to open more than 25 new franchise stores in 2013.

About Brightway Insurance
Founded in 2003, Brightway Insurance has become a leading national independent insurance retailer. The company’s focus on creating the “ideal customer experience” has resulted in an industry-leading customer retention rate of 93 percent and increasing growth. From 2010 to 2011, sales grew from $108 million to $168 million and rose sharply to $257 million in 2012. Brightway Insurance is already an Inc. 500|5000 Fastest-Growing Company, making the list for the last five consecutive years. In 2012, Entrepreneur Magazine in its annual ranking of the Top 500 franchises ranked Brightway Insurance the #1 insurance agency franchise in the nation. For the previous three years, Florida Trend has ranked Brightway Insurance on its list of the top 100 “Florida’s Best Companies to Work For,” and in 2012, Trend also recognized Brightway as one of the top 350 companies in the state in terms of revenue. For more information, visit http://www.brightway.com or call 888-254-5014.

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