John began his insurance career in 1977 as an agent with the Eugene F. Hickey Agency in Scranton, PA. He then moved to a position at Franklin Life Insurance Company, Wilkes-Barre, PA.
In 1989 John brought his diverse insurance background and expertise to Joyce, Jackman & Bell.
Presently a partner in Joyce, Jackman & Bell, John divides his time between overseeing the sales department and mergers and acquisitions. He is one of a select few agents trained in structured settlements and develops specialty insurance programs for specific industries.
John is a member of the Northeastern PA Association of Independent Insurance Agents; NARTA; ARM; IMMS; NASSTA; Donegal Insurance Council; and Penn Millers Insurance Co. Council. He is a former Eastern Agents Council Representative for Ohio Casualty and National Grange Mutual and former president of the board of directors of Fox Hill Country Club and St. Joseph's Children's Center.
A graduate of King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, John also attended Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA, where he received intense training in Property and Casualty Insurance. Shortly thereafter, he obtained an Agent and Broker License as well as a Surplus Lines Broker License.
John resides in Moosic, PA with his wife, the former Maricay Lydon, and their two children, Marley and Evan.