DJ Bettencourt

Deputy Insurance Commissioner

David J. “D.J.” Bettencourt was born on January 6, 1984. He played baseball in high school and college and earned many awards and accolades over his sports career. He attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst on a baseball scholarship, then transferred to the University of New Hampshire. There, Bettencourt received two bachelor’s degrees in 2007 in political science and communication. In 2015, he earned his Juris Doctorate fromUNH Law school. As a lifelong resident of Salem, D.J. began his career in politics as a campaign volunteer for George W. Bush’s 2000 presidential campaign. He also worked as an intern on Gordon J. Humphrey’s 2002 gubernatorial campaign and Mitt Romney’s 2002 gubernatorial campaign. He served as a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 2004 to 2012, and from 2010 to 2012 was the majority leader. For the last two years, D.J. Bettencourt has served as the Deputy Commissioner of the New Hampshire Insurance Department, where he is responsible for the development and enforcement of the insurance laws of the State of New Hampshire.

Professional Credentials


  • UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law

  • University of New Hampshire

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst

Professional Career

  • NH state representative

  • Republican Caucus Whip

  • Majority Leader

  • Deputy Insurance Commissioner of New Hampshire

Connect with DJ Bettencourt

D.J. Bettencourt is always open to discussing the industry with those interested in insurance. If you want to get in touch with D.J., you can do so by filling out the form hosted on the contact page and he will get back to you soon.


Monday - Friday: 9:00-5:30

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Salem, NH