Horseshoe Curve, Altoona PA

Our People

Our team members have decades of experience working with employers and individuals in the insurance marketplace.

We look forward to serving you.


Jeffrey F. SefchokPresident

Jeff launched The JJAN Financial Group, Inc., an employee benefits brokerage corporation, in 1998. As President and Owner, he has 30 years of experience in the insurance and investment industry.

Jeff is a 1995 graduate of The Blair County Chamber’s Leadership program. In 2014, he was the recipient of the Blair County Chamber Small Business Person of the Year Award.  He is ACA certified through NAHU, and has his Life/Health, Series 6, and Series 63 licenses.  Jeff is married to Athena (Tina) and has two sons, Nick  and Jeff.  He is the proud grandparent of Cameron and Lyla Rose.

jeff@jjan.biz

Tammy M. Datris

Tammy M. DatrisAIAA Associate Broker

Tammy, an Associate Broker, began her affiliation with The JJAN Financial Group, Inc. in May 1999. She holds her Pennsylvania Life, Accident, Health and Property and Casualty insurance licenses. She has earned her Associate, Insurance Agency Administration (AIAA) designation through the Life Office Management Association.

Prior to 1999,  Tammy was employed for 14 years by The Prudential Insurance Company as an Administrative Assistant to the Regional Vice President and Recruiting Specialist. Tammy is a member of The Altoona/Blair County Chamber.

tammy@jjan.biz

Lori A. Zumsteg-Ginter

Lori A. Zumsteg-GinterFLMI, ACS, AIAA Business Manager

Lori joined The JJAN Financial Group, Inc. as Business Manager in 1999. She has 29 years experience in the insurance and investment industry, and holds her Pennsylvania Life, Accident, Health, and Property and Casualty insurance licenses. Lori has earned the Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI), Associate, Customer Service (ACS), and Associate, Insurance Agency Administration (AIAA) designations through Life Office Management Association, Inc.

Before joining JJAN, Lori spent 15 years with The Prudential Insurance Company as an Administrative Consultant to the Regional Vice President, Training/Marketing Coordinator, and Service Coordinator. Lori received her Associate Degree in Specialized Business, Accounting, from the Altoona School of Commerce.

lori@jjan.biz

Julia M. Baxter

Julia M. BaxterAdministrative Assistant for Tammy Datris

Following her graduation from South Hills Business School, Julia started with The JJAN Financial Group, Inc. as an intern in 2003 and subsequently that year was hired full-time as Administrative Assistant to Tammy Datris. Julia earned her Associate Degree in Specialized Business, Computerized Office Specialist from South Hills Business School.

julia@jjan.biz

Athena K. Sefchok

Athena K. SefchokSecretary/Treasurer and Public Relations

Tina opened The JJAN Financial Group, Inc. in 1998 with her husband Jeff. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from California University of Pennsylvania.

tina@jjan.biz

Jeffrey F. Sefchok, Jr.

Jeffrey F. Sefchok, Jr.Private Exchange Broker

Jeff joined the JJAN Financial Group in 2014 as a producer to help grow the Central PA & Pittsburgh markets. Prior to that, Jeff was an account executive at Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for six years, where he partnered with clients ranging from 2 to 1,000 employees.  Jeff has his licenses in Life/Health, Property & Casualty, Series 6, and Series 63.  A resident of Pittsburgh, Jeff received a B.S. degree in Finance from Duquesne University in 2008.

jsefchok@jjan.biz