Dilworth Charlotte Office
1700 East Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Justin proudly established his corporation, JM Hamilton and Associates, LLC, Dec 2011. He and his staff are committed to helping their clients find the best insurance value for their individual needs, whether that be personal or commercial protection. Since those early days as a “one man show” in 2008, he has worked hard to build a premier agency within this region, which now includes 3 locations and multiple associates. Justin is thankful for the opportunity to provide insurance to so many clients and looks forward to the future, providing quality solutions to everyone who is looking for a qualified agency with a hometown feel.
Justin graduated from Clemson University with honors and a degree in Agricultural Economics a minor in Financial Management. While at Clemson, he met his sweetheart, Jill and they married in 2004. They reside in Dilworth community of Charlotte with their twin daughters, Addison and Callie (5), and their dog Charlie. When he’s not at the office, you can find him chasing a little white ball around a local golf course, enjoying the outdoors hunting or fishing or simply, cheering on his beloved Clemson Tigers.
Connie Dorn Rist, CIC
Personal Lines Manager
May 2019, Connie will celebrate a milestone of 25 years in the insurance world. Her passion for the business remains constant throughout the years because of the joy it brings working with clients. Her commitment to her clients is to provide the best coverage for the best value to match their insurance needs. Connie’s focus at the agency is providing leadership to the team as the Personal Lines Manager; working with clients needing reviews and servicing, as well as working with new opportunities in the Personal Lines side of the business. She will take care of small Commercial cases, Life Insurance and also serves as a BCBS agent during open enrollment for Health Insurance.
Connie is the proud Mom to Michelle who has 3 amazing children, her Grands. In Connie’s spare time, she enjoys helping with the family, visiting with friends, Toastmasters and oil painting. She earned her CIC- “Certified Insurance Counselor” designation in 2015 and will complete the CRM- “Certified Risk Manager” designation in early 2020. Continued Education is the key to any worthwhile endeavor!
Barbara Costa, CPSR, AAI
Barbara is a multi-line licensed insurance professional with over 20 years experience in the industry and holds her CPSR and AAI designations. Barbara has worked with multiple carriers and has a vast knowledge of the companies we write with. Barbara takes pride in working with clients to provide the best protection and policies and is very passionate about meeting the customers’ needs and strives to provide the same service she herself would want to receive. Barbara is licensed to assist you with Personal Lines, Commercial, Life and Health Insurance.
When Barbara is not working, she enjoys being Outdoors, Gardening, Reading, & Music. Barbara has participated in the Matthews and Mint Hill Chambers volunteering her time with both for community events and Grand Openings, and has sat on the Board of Directors for the Mint Hill Chamber.
Anna Sweat is a Personal Lines and Commercial Lines account manager with J M Hamilton & Associates LLC. Anna has 16 years of experience in the insurance industry and helps clients’ assess their insurance needs as they experience life's ever changing flow.
A North Carolina native, Anna grew up in Cherryville NC where she began her insurance career before transferring to the David Bradshaw Agency in Charlotte. She worked closely with David for 14 years until his retirement and is now a part of the J M Hamilton team.
Anna experiences great joy in volunteering within the community and has worked closely with the AFSP of North Carolina to raise awareness for mental health and suicide prevention. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her cat Beatrice as well as learning to create stained glass art.
Rachel is a native of Charlotte, NC. She graduated from University of South Carolina 2009. After graduation, she moved back home to Charlotte to begin working with her Dad, David Bradshaw, at his insurance agency. Since his retirement in 2017, she has been a proud part of the JM Hamilton & Associates team and is in her 10th year in the insurance industry. She holds a Property & Casualty and Life license to help her clients with their personal, commercial, and life insurance needs. In her free time Rachel enjoys spending time with family and friends, live music, and riding horses.
Stacey is a native Charlotte, NC resident. She enjoys spending time with her two children, Andrew & Alyssa, especially sharing the love of camping and theater.
Stacey has been a licensed Property and Casualty insurance agent for 20 years in the Charlotte area, providing coverage through companies like Nationwide Insurance, Erie and Safeco . She is currently working towards her CISR Designation. Stacey prides herself in matching policies to fit individual clients’ insurance needs and developing long term relationships by providing excellent customer service.