Financial Services Career Path
If you’re interested in working in the Finance Industry, you’ve come to the right place. This is one of the fastest-growing and best-paying industries in Northeast Florida.
Explore careers in the industry and learn about salaries, job growth, and skills.
Financial Services Industry Guide
We’ve created a document to help you research jobs – from entry-level to skilled technicians. Learn more about salaries, job growth projections, and how you can advance your career through education and training.
Read the 2019 Financial Services Sector Report.
Industry News and Updates
Preston Hollow Capital Provides Update on RiversEdge Development in Jacksonville, FL (Courtesy of the Financial Buzz) -- Preston Hollow Capital , an independent specialty municipal finance company that supports local communities through creative, flexible and...
Medical finance company announces move to Ponte Vedra Beach (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) -- The combination of lower business taxes and ability to be in closer proximity to one of America’s hotbeds for elective surgeries was enough for executives at...
Ambassador Hotel developer asks DIA for more time to secure financing (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Daily Record) -- A developer with plans to restore the historic Ambassador Hotel in Downtown Jacksonville wants city officials to give it until the end of June to close...
Orange Park Mall, Westland Park Plaza parent files Chapter 11 bankruptcy (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Daily Record) -- Washington Prime Group Inc., owner of the Orange Park Mall and 100 other retail properties, filed a “prearranged” Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition...
PNC names North Florida leadership team following BBVA acquisition (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) -- PNC — now the fifth largest commercial bank in the U.S. — has named its North Florida market leadership team after completing the acquisition of...
$1.1 billion riverfront master plan proposed for Downtown Jacksonville (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Daily Record) -- Jacksonville developer Steve Atkins says he wants to lead a nearly $1.1 billion redevelopment of mostly city-owned property, including the former...
Meet Brian Allen, Finance Industry Manager
Brian Allen is the Finance sector manager at CareerSource NEFL and a native of Jacksonville, FL.
Brian Allen was born and raised in Jacksonville, and graduated from UNF, initially with a BA in Education and later with a Master of Business Administration.
Brian began his career as a teacher and athletic coach in Duval County Public Schools and eventually found his way into the Mortgage Industry, working both as a Mortgage Broker and then as a Mortgage Loan Officer for both BBVA Compass and TD Bank. He has a total of 13 years of mortgage banking experience in both mortgage origination and mortgage servicing. During the most recent recession, Brian’s employer closed operations and he found employment with Fidelity National Information Services as a Quality Assurance Analyst, testing multiple enterprise applications.
Brian currently serves as both the Finance and Information Technology Sector Managers for CareerSource NEFL.