Austin Bank named one of ‘2019 Best Companies to Work for in Texas’

Pictured left to right are Mike Gunnels, Bob Cartwright, Billy Mullins, Senator Robert Nichols, Elena Gomez, Kent Bryson, Patty Steelman, Jeff Austin III, Lisa McCoy, Francis Spruiell, Margaret Mullinnix.

Austin Bank was recently named one of the 2019 Best Companies to Work for in Texas.

The Bank was recognized and honored on Thursday, March 28, at the Texas Association of Business Awards dinner in Austin. This is the eleventh consecutive year for Austin Bank to receive this award.

The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), the Texas State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management (TSC-SHRM) and Best Companies Group.

Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The 2019 list is comprised of 100 companies which benefit the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. Austin Bank ranked #18 in the medium sized company category.

“Austin Bank is especially proud to receive this honor because it came from the input of our employees,” said Jeff Austin III, Vice Chairman of the Board.

“The success of our Bank has been built by a wonderful team of dedicated, professional employees. Our employees are the face of Austin Bank not only within the Bank, going the extra mile to serve our customers, but also out in our communities helping others. To support our employees and their vital contributions, it is our goal to provide the best possible workplace environment,” said Austin. “Every employee is encouraged to continue learning and developing their career; and to become involved in their local community in order to make the best place to work also the best to live and the best place to bank.”

Austin Bank is a community bank with $1.8 billion in assets. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Texas, Austin Bank serves the needs of families and businesses with more than 480 employees in 33 locations, 24 cities and twelve counties. During 2018, Austin Bank employees gave countless hours of volunteer service, and the Bank contributed more than $600,000 in direct support of

local education, the arts, literacy, health and housing needs. Austin Bank is locally owned and operated by the Austin Family who is celebrating 110 years of serving the banking industry.

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