President, Shades Creek Wealth Advisors, Inc.
Hamilton (Ham) is a third generation Poynor in the financial services industry since 1934.
Ham helps owners and executives of private business, corporations and high-net worth families organize and implement plans that protect and build wealth for their family, business and community.* Ham founded Shades Creek Wealth Advisors., an independent wealth management and financial planning firm. Previously he has served as a Partner with Reliance Financial Group, as a Regional Sales Manager with First Protective, a wholly owned subsidiary of Protective Life Corporation, and began his financial services career with New York Life.
Ham earned his BS in Economics from Auburn University. He holds the Chartered Life Underwriter and Accredited Estate Planner designations. He is past president of the Estate Planning Council of Birmingham, a member of the Million Dollar Round Table, and a board member of the Forum 400. Ham is active with Sunrise Rotary of Birmingham, Monday Morning Quarterback Club/Crippled Children Foundation and is also a board member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Foundation.
Ham and his wife Kim, have three sons, Mills, Cain and Crawford. They enjoy football, golf, tennis, fishing, hunting and dirt bike riding and spending time with family and friends on Lake Martin.
Technology Analyst & Financial Advisor Assistant, Shades Creek Wealth Advisors, Inc.
Robert joined Shades Creek Wealth Advisors in 2020.
Robert is a graduate of Troy University, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in finance. Originally from South Florida, he and his wife Cameron live in Birmingham. Outside of work Robert enjoys watching sports, playing golf, hunting, and enjoying the company of friends.
Executive Assistant, Shades Creek Wealth Advisors, Inc.
Gina Nickles Hunt joined the firm January 6, 2020 as Executive Assistant to Hamilton Poynor.
In 2005, Gina graduated Cum Laude from the School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. During her time at UAB, Gina was a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society.
Gina is presently a member of Protective Pacesetters Toastmasters International Club, formerly serving as VP of Public Relations. Gina enjoys volunteering in her community, practicing hot yoga and reading true crime narratives.
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