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Industry News and Updates

Hundreds of thousands of small businesses got shortchanged on SBA economic injury loans

Oct. 16, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) Hundreds of thousands of businesses that applied for the Small Business Administration's Economic Injury Disaster Loan program were ultimately given less than they needed, according to a Government Accountability Office review of the program. When the SBA first started providing loans in the middle of March, it limited the loans to six months of working capital, capping the amounts at $500,000 even though the program was ori...


Community First Credit Union opens headquarters expansion in LaVilla

Oct. 9, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) Ten months after purchasing the West Adams Street property formerly known as the Elkins Building, Community First Credit Union has opened its headquarters expansion in the LaVilla area. About 75 employees, out of a headquarters staff of 180, will be moved to the renovated 32,300-foot-space on a 1.7 acre lot. The credit union's main headquarters is on nearby North Lee Street, about six blocks away. Repurposing an existing building ma...


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brian allen 2016 150x150 - FinanceMeet Brian Allen, Finance Industry Manager

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 in to 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.

Contact Brian to find out how your company can benefit from partnership with CareerSource Northeast Florida.

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