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
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...
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,...
Oct. 2, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) New guidance from the Small Business Administration changes the compensation limits for certain Paycheck Protection Program borrowers who are considered owner-employees. The federal agency released a new...
Sept. 25, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) As Covid-19 rages on throughout the country, coupled with continued closures and a disruption to supply chains, many businesses are being forced into bankruptcy. The Jacksonville Business Journal...
Sept. 18, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Financial Record) VyStar Credit Union anticipates opening the breezeway project at its Downtown headquarters by next year this time. “Construction should start in the 4th quarter 2020 with a tentative completion timeframe...
Sept. 11, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) First Coast financial institutions anticipate more efficiency in processing Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness applications compared to the frenzy that occurred in the first days of...
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.