Hefren-Tillotson, Inc., one of Western Pennsylvania’s largest investment advisory and financial planning firms, has announced the appointment of T. J. McCance to Associate Vice President. Prior to his career with Hefren-Tillotson, T.J. graduated from Clarion University in 2006 with a B.S. in Management and Industrial Relations. He also completed his Master of Business Administration Degree from Clarion University in 2008. While at Clarion, T.J. served as the President of Student Senate and was a captain of the wrestling team and a PSAC Scholar Athlete. Upon graduating in 2006, T.J. started his professional career with Burns and Burns Associates, Inc. as a Marketing Representative with a focus on business development in areas of both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. T.J. would later move on to become a Financial Advisor with LPL Financial until joining the Hefren-Tillotson team in June of 2013.

T.J. is passionate about community involvement and has volunteered in several capacities, including currently serving and soon to become Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the Butler County Chamber of Commerce, Butler County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities, and Leadership Butler County. He is also actively involved with his son’s sports team as a volunteer coach and volunteers as a Varsity Assistant Wrestling Coach at Butler High School. TJ has also been actively engaged with volunteerism with Habitat for Humanity Global Village, traveling to Guatemala with other colleagues to serve the many families in need in that remote area of the world. T.J. and his wife, Halee, reside in Butler, PA with their son, Isaac.

Hefren-Tillotson Inc., is a leading diversified financial services firm providing investment and retirement plan management and comprehensive, financial planning through MASTERPLAN for individuals and businesses. The firm’s wealth management services are administered by Certified Financial Planner (CFP) professionals, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charter holders, attorneys, Chartered Life Underwriters, and CPA/PFS’s. Hefren-Tillotson offers corporate services including 401(k) retirement planning, executive financial counseling, fiduciary reviews and workplace financial planning seminars. Founded in 1948, the firm is headquartered in Pittsburgh and has offices located in Pittsburgh, Butler, Greensburg, North Hills, and South Hills.