Skip to main content

About Jeff Chaffin

Jeff Chaffin has been a part of the Santa Barbara community since 1973. As a graduate of Dos Pueblos High School, Jeff was a three-sport athlete, playing football, basketball and baseball. He was captain and M.V.P. of the football team while earning All-Channel league honors and was selected to play in the Santa Barbara County All-Star football game. He was also an All-Channel league pitcher for the baseball team.

After High School, Jeff attended Santa Barbara City College where he concentrated on football. Jeff was Captain and M.V.P. of the team while earning All-Western States Conference and All-America honors.


Jeff was offered a scholarship to play football at U.C.L.A. where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Sociology. While a Bruin, he was a member of Two Rose Bowl Championship teams, earned All-Pac 10 honors and was selected “Most improved player on defense”.

Mr. Chaffin played professional football for the San Antonio Gunslingers of the United States Football League. Some of the other teams he spent time with in the USFL were the L.A. Express, Philadelphia Stars and the Memphis Showboats.

Jeff was selected as a free agent by the Super Bowl Champion L.A. Raiders in 1984 and spent time with the Philadelphia Eagles, L.A. Rams and the Green Bay Packers.

To round out his professional career, Jeff had a short stint in Canada with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

In 2008 Jeff was selected to the Santa Barbara Athletic Roundtable Hall of Fame.

Since retiring from football, Jeff has honed his skills as a Performance Trainer, working with high school athletes and teams in the areas of weight training, speed and agility and proper football technique. He continues to pursue this passion of giving back.

Jeff worked locally at Southern California Edison for 20 years.

In 2017, Jeff joined Tremblay Financial as a Financial Advisor.

Series 7 and 66 license

CA insurance license #OM45976

Our Investment Approach

Our proprietary approach to investing, called the TRIAD, diversifies your investment portfolio into three categories: safe, income, and growth. This approach has a greater chance of providing you a cushion during times when the market is performing poorly.

Our Approach

The Top 3 Retirement Concerns

Will I Have Enough Money?

Will I Be Able to Afford Healthcare?

Will I Be Able to Maintain My Lifestyle, Independence and Legacy?

Learn About Our Solutions

Benefits Of Working With Tremblay Financial Services

  1. The people we meet with come away with a clear picture of where their financial health is at and a road map that spells out their financial goals and how to tackle the 3 big retirement concerns.
  1. We hand our clients “The Triad”—our proven code for successful investing, even during challenging periods of market volatility.
  1. Our clients can rest easy knowing they’re supported by a financial team that’s been in business for 25 years and won multiple Reader’s Choice awards as the best financial advisor in Santa Barbara.

Attend an Event

We routinely host educational workshops, seminars and webinars that offer solutions to our clients’ most common problems. We’d love for you to join us.


Watch Our Webinars

We took some of the most important financial and retirement topics and created webinars to help explain them. Watch our past webinars here.


Want To Be Smarter with Your Money?

Join our mailing list and get news and information to support your financial goals.