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
Cypress Trust Co. bank launch to include Jacksonville branch (Courtesy of the Orlando Business Journal) -- Palm Beach-based Cypress Trust Co. plans to create a new bank with a Jacksonville presence. Cypress Trust Co. is awaiting Federal Deposit Insurance Corp....
$21 million Dun & Bradstreet incentives deal advances to Council (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Daily Record) -- A $21 million incentives package to bring Dun & Bradstreet Corp.’s headquarters to Jacksonville is moving on to City Council. The Mayor’s Budget...
Strategic Voices: What to invest in in Jacksonville's white-hot real estate sector (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) -- The First Coast is growing at an exponential rate, especially when it comes to real estate, and growth isn't without its challenges....
We looked at the Restaurant Revitalization Fund draft application. Here's what you need to know. (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) -- The Small Business Administration is fleshing out details of its $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund ahead of...
TIAA Bank expects 90 workers to lose jobs as it exits home lending (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Daily Record) -- For the second time in four months, TIAA Bank filed a notice saying it is laying off workers as it exits the mortgage business. The Jacksonville-based...
Shooting for the Stars (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) -- About nine months ago, Brian Wolfburg sat down with Heritage Southeast Bank CEO Leonard Moreland at the Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront for a conversation about their institutions. The chat...
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.