Family Focus Financial Group, is an independent financial services firm located in Jackson, New Jersey. We are a family run business that works hard for our clients. Our mission is to provide intelligent solutions for our clients so they have confidence and security in knowing their strategies are consistent with their objectives and family values, and to change the way our clients measure success in their financial affairs.
As Independent Advisors, we can focus on the best scenerio for you and your family. Our Fiduciary responsibility will ALWAYS put your needs before your own. We believe understanding and knowing you is the best way we can truly serve you. Intelligent and effective solutions are formed when we can collaborate with you to tailor a financial plan which addresses the uniqueness of your specific needs.
We will fully disclose, when services are provided, how we are compensated. The type of planning recommended and implemented will determine our fees, with your permission and acknowledgement in advance.
Meet Our Team
Kathy Nolan, President
As a 36 year veteran of the financial industry, Kathy has had a career that spans many areas of finance. Early in her career she held positions with multiple prominent Wall Street firms including Oppenheimer, Janney Montgomery Scott and RC Stamm and Company. After her son Sean was born, she left Wall Street to have more flexibility in her career and family life. Kathy then expanded her financial knowledge to include Insurance and Real Estate and worked for Met Life, with a focus on helping small business owners provide health insurance coverage, retirement planning, succession planning and estate preservation. Kathy also worked as the East Coast and Midwest Regional Director for several Insurance Marketing Organizations—recruiting and training agents—before making the switch to becoming an independent agent.
In 2007, she formed Family Focus Financial Group with her son Sean. Together they serve the residents of Monmouth, Ocean, and Bergen counties—as well as others throughout the great state of New Jersey. Kathy is also insurance licensed in several additional states so she can service referrals as well as clients who have moved.
Kathy is committed to listening first, then guiding her clients to a financial plan that matches their objectives and family values. As the president of Family Focus Financial Group, her well-rounded knowledge base affords her clients a reputable and competent professional that they can count on. She is a registered member of the National Ethics Bureau, as well as an Investment Advisor Representative with Global Financial Private Capital, LLC.* Kathy is also an active member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors.
Kathy is on the Board or Directors & Fundraising Chair for CASA, a 501c3 that serves children and families in the Foster Care system who have been victims of abuse and neglect. She is also a member of Soroptimist International - Jersey Shore, a 501c3 organization whose mission is to help women and children in need. Kathy is dedicated to helping families become successful at managing, saving, and protecting their assets. She is especially passionate about empowering women to become engaged in their financial lives through knowledge and planning.
Kathy attended St. Peter's College and has been a lifelong resident of New Jersey. She has been married for over 35 years and has two sons. Contact Kathy at: Kathy@FFFGonline.com
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Sean Nolan, Vice President, CFO
Sean joined the world of small business ownership in 2007. A 2005 graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, Sean uses his creative skills and concept development to address business operations and financial management. Through his business and art world contacts, Sean is able to offer clients art as an alternative investment. Sean is also tasked with the research and development, marketing, and fiscal management of Family Focus Financial Group. He also is in charge of philanthropic development and works with several local and national charities, including the Boy Scouts of America’s Explorer program, which places young adults into temporary internships with various organizations such as police departments or hospitals before they make the financial and time commitments to college studies.
Having Sean on board provides clients with another professional to assist with their financial needs—often lending an outlook with new ideas and concepts. As a young professional he is constantly seeking the knowledge needed to do business in an ethical and professional manner. Sean realizes that one financial professional cannot cover all the bases and that planning and growing a client’s financial situation is a team effort.
Above all, honesty and integrity are firmly planted in his value system and “Do no harm” is something he lives by every day. Sean is also passionate about encouraging the younger generation of clients to start a systematic disciplined savings plan so that they have the time value of money compounding on their side. Contact Sean at: Sean@FFFGonline.com
Ashley Meyerhoff, Executive Assistant and Director of Client Services
Ashley is a key member of the Family Focus Financial Group team. In addition to her role as executive assistant, she is also responsible for maintaining our pledge for excellent client service. Ashley is a licensed life insurance agent in the state of New Jersey and is knowledgeable about many phases of the financial planning process.
Ashley is very passionate about empowering women of all ages to become confident and knowledgeable about their own personal finances and has been instrumental in developing an educational program designed specifically for women. Contact Ashley at: Ashley@FFFGonline.com
Jennifer Duffy, Director of Marketing
Jenny is the engine that keeps projects moving forward at Family Focus Financial Group. She is a skilled problem solver and an organizational whiz. Jenny is a seasoned wordsmith with a creative eye for function and design. As Director of Marketing, she handles media tasks and marketing management with a competitive edge. Jenny sees to it that projects stay on task, goals are met and her 'family' is happy.
Jenny received her B.A. in Communications from Michigan State University. She has gained extensive experience working in marketing, sales and customer service industries. Jenny's previous life as a gallery owner and curator has made her a great steward of arts and culture. She enjoys experiencing and sharing such things with family and friends as much as possible. Jenny does not give Investment advice and is not registered with Global Financial Private Capital, LLC. Contact Jenny at: Jennifer@FFFGonline.com
Dianne Guyette, Health & Life Insurance Professional
Dianne Guyette grew up in Milltown, New Jersey where she led a very active lifestyle. As a young adult she assisted her father in running their local dry-cleaning business, always putting customer service and friendliness first, and treating each patron like they were family.
Her work ethic and love of people has led to her always going the extra mile to ensure she can find the perfect fit for her client's Health Insurance needs both pre and post retirement.
Throughout her career with Aflac she received several awards for excellence and often ranked among Aflac’s New York Top 20 agents. Dianne has over 20 years of experience in Customer Service and Business Management. Most recently she served as a Community Relations Coordinator for Senior Helpers of Ocean and Burlington Counties.
Dianne resides in Toms River with her teenage son. She is the "go to" person for Health Insurance as well as Medicare Insurance Plans and Supplements. Dianne does not give Investment advice and is not registered with Global Financial Private Capital, LLC. Contact Dianne at: Dianne@FFFGonline.com
Family Focus Financial Group, has received an A rating from the Better Business Bureau. We are also an active member in the Jackson Chamber of Commerce, www.jacksonchamber.com, The NFIB, www.NFIB.com, the NAPW, www.NAPW.com, and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, www.naifa.org.