Where Financial Services and Tech Converge

In Fairfax County, the financial services sector is being transformed by emerging technologies and one of the strongest IT workforces in the U.S.

Our companies are applying new techniques to customer experiences, advanced analytics and digital transactions.

This rapidly growing sector includes consumer and business banking, credit unions and private investment funds, which provide consulting and advisory services, tax services, audit and assurance, risk management and transaction services.

Global accounting, auditing and tax firms have major operations in Fairfax County to support private- and public-sector clients. The county’s proximity to the Department of the Treasury, the Federal Reserve and federal regulatory agencies is a major draw for companies in this sector. Important trade associations help make the county a prime location for those involved in payment solutions, including electronic transfers.

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David Kelley, Director, National Business Investment

David Kelley

Director, National Business Investment

dkelley@fceda.org
703-790-0600
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Rankings & Facts

No. 1 and No. 3

largest credit unions in the U.S. headquartered in Fairfax

28,000

people employed in banking, credit and insurance jobs

52,000

people employed in accounting, advisory and consulting jobs

86,000

people employed in IT jobs

1,666

financial services establishments

60+

regional colleges and universities

Top players driving innovation in Fairfax County

What the Data Says

Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics, 2020

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