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
(Courtesy of Business Wire) – Jacksonville-based FIS (NYSE: FIS) has announced it is partnering with Quontic Bank to deliver its new Bitcoin Rewards Checking account, launched today. With this announcement, the New York-based digital bank becomes the first FDIC...
(Courtesy of the Jacksonville Daily Record) – Deutsche Bank’s long-term plans to grow its Jacksonville operations center, which employs about 2,000, seemed to fizzle as the Germany-based bank retrenched its global operations in the last two years. But as the company...
SouthState Bank, formerly CenterState, Adds Jacksonville-based Middle Market Team, Attracts Top Commercial Banking Talent
(Courtesy of PR Newswire) – SouthState Bank today announced the addition of a Jacksonville-based Middle Market Banking team, as well as the expansion of its Commercial banking talent across the company's six-state footprint. "The SouthState and CenterState Bank merger...
(Courtesy of the Jacksonville Daily Record) – This chart shows all banks with branches in the Jacksonville metropolitan area of Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau, and St. Johns counties ranked by deposits credited to their metro area offices as of June 30. The data for the...
(Courtesy of the Jacksonville Daily Record) – When economists were making their 2020 forecasts 12 months ago, nobody could have seen what was coming. The first cases of COVID-19 were detected in December 2019 in China and it would be months before people realized the...
Jacksonville area among markets where residents are investing more, study says (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) -- The Jacksonville is among the U.S. markets with the most investing activity, according to a new analysis from SmartAsset. The region...
Meet Brian Allen, Finance Industry Manager
Brian Allen is the Finance sector manager at CareerSource Northeast Florida 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.