Information Technology

Information Technology

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CAREER PATH


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Meet the 2019 Technology Leaders of the Year

August 15, 2019 (Courtesy: Jacksonville Business Journal) Every day, men and women across the First Coast are making decisions about technology that are helping their companies and the broader economy grow. Oftentimes, those decisions are made behind the scenes, and while the impact might be felt broadly, the decision makers might not be as well known. As Jacksonville’s tech sector grows, we think it’s important for those who are helping shape it to be properly recognized. Accordingl...

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A $3.5 million grant for Florida Blue to build a 750-space parking garage could make its existing riverfront lot available for Project Sharp

            August 8, 2019 (Courtesy: Mike Mendenhall, Daily Record) The Downtown Investment Authority unanimously approved a development agreement Wednesday between the city and code-named Project Sharp worth $29.9 million in state and city incentives. Legislation must be approved by City Council. The agreement, Resolution 2019-08-01, would bring Sharp’s corporate headquarters to riverfront property on the Northbank, shown in a DIA ...

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Brian AllenMeet Brian Allen, IT 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. ballen@careersourcenefl.com

Interested in an IT career and need more information? Contact Brian at ballen@careersourcenefl.com.