In his new position, Hamilton acts as the clients’ primary contact at the agency and fulfills their surety bond service needs. Specifically, he is charged with processing new account setups, analyzing and maintaining all financial information, obtaining carrier approvals and communicating conditions of those approvals to clients, assisting with client meeting agendas, updating bid schedules, and preparing lines of credit and specific bond submissions.
For the past five years, Hamilton has been polishing his customer service skills as a server and bartender at Anthony’s Fish Grotto in La Mesa. Prior to that, he served two years as a junior estimator with BluFin Electric in El Cajon. For one year, he was a surety underwriter trainee for the Insurance Company of the West in San Diego.
A graduate of San Diego State University, Hamilton holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He has completed training in Associated Fidelity and Surety Bonding 151 and 152.
Born and raised in Juneau, Alaska, Hamilton lives in La Mesa with his wife, Amy. He plays in recreational softball leagues, follows the San Diego Chargers and enjoys playing Texas Hold’em.
About Cavignac & Associates:
Founded in 1992, Cavignac & Associates is a leading risk management and commercial insurance brokerage firm providing a broad range of insurance and expertise to design and construction firms, as well as to law firms, real estate-related entities, manufacturing companies and the general business community. Company principals are Jeffrey W. Cavignac, CPCU, ARM, RPLU, CRIS, MLIS; James P. Schabarum II, CPCU, AFSB; Scott A. Bedingfield, CIC, AAI, CWCA; and Patrick Casinelli, RHU. The firm employs a staff of 40 at offices located at 450 B Street, Suite 1800, San Diego, Calif. 92101.