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
Florida’s military communities to receive a financial award (Courtesy of Action News JAX) -- While speaking at Camp Blanding, Governor Ron DeSantis says the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and Enterprise Florida has awarded $3.4 million to military...
Nymbus Relocates Corporate Headquarters to Jacksonville (Courtesy of financeyahoo.com) -- NYMBUS, a leading provider of banking technology solutions, announced it will open a new corporate headquarters office located in Jacksonville, Florida. Nymbus has established a...
These three SBA Covid-19 small business programs still have money (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) -- Small business owners who haven't seen the summer rebound they expected from Covid-19 or are dreading a winter dealing with the potential economic...
Florida leaders up on state finances, down on new programs (Courtesy of WINK News) -- Florida’s financial outlook is in “great shape,” barring a direct hit from a hurricane or another pandemic, officials said Friday. And even with an anticipated influx of tax dollars,...
$8 million in relief funds coming to some North Florida restaurants (Courtesy of First Coast News) -- North Florida restaurants who are still suffering as a result of the pandemic will receive financial relief through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The fund was...
FICO to Host Free Online Financial Education Event for Jacksonville Consumers (Courtesy of yahoofinance) -- Leading analytics software firm FICO (NYSE:FICO) will host a free online financial education event with national and local nonprofit partners for...
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.