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
Truist Bank follows request for fifth-floor office permit for first-floor branch space on the Southbank
Truist Bank follows request for fifth-floor office permit for first-floor branch space on the Southbank (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Daily Record) -- Truist Financial Corp. is preparing to build-out its proposed first-floor bank branch at the Hanania Building on the...
Community First working toward Gate Parkway location, possibly its 23rd area branch (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Daily Record) -- Jacksonville-based Community First Credit Union of Florida is working toward developing a branch along Gate Parkway near Village Crossing...
Community First named Florida Credit Union of the Year by LSCU (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) -- Community First Credit Union has been recognized as Florida Credit Union of the Year in the $500 million in assets or more category. The League of...
Financial reports: Jacksonville-based FIS close to Worldpay sale (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Daily Record) -- Almost five months after Fidelity National Information Services Inc. announced plans to spin off its Worldpay unit as a separate company, two reports from...
First Horizon execs talk TD deal, deposits, and the future of the bank during investor day event (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) -- During First Horizon’s investor day event in Nashville on June 6, it didn’t take CEO Bryan Jordan long to address the...
VyStar Foundation awards nearly $198,000 in grants (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Daily Record) -- The VyStar Foundation distributed nearly $198,000 to 10 recipients in its first grant cycle focused on nonprofits that support active military, veterans and their...
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.