Professional Services and Back Office
Companies making the choice to locate their professional services and back office operations to Northwest Florida can take advantage of its location in the third most populous state, while enjoying a top-ranked business climate, numerous workforce programs and a experienced and reliable workforce that has proven to be a defining asset to industry leaders. Today, the region is home to more than 50,000 quality finance and management professionals enabling future employers a steady supply of experienced talent.
Leverage Our Strengths Into Your Business Success
Pensacola is home to the world’s largest credit union, Navy Federal. The industry leader employs more than 5,500 and is on pace to reach 10,000 employees by 2022.
There are 14 industry focused training programs in the Pensacola region’s educational pipeline, housed in both high schools colleges.
Available turn-key properties including as sites in a thriving, walkable downtown urban core offering a vibrant and active community for young highly skilled professionals.
In Their Own Words: Navy Federal Credit Union
“In 2001, when Navy Federal looked to expand our operations, we looked for a community with a talented workforce, concentrated numbers of members, land availability and affordability and incentives. Escambia County provided an abundance of all those factors, and that’s why we’re still growing here today.”
Debbie Calder, Executive Vice President of Greater Pensacola Operations, Navy Federal Credit Union
Maps & Resources
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