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Chase Luce

Austin Bank welcomes Chase Luce

Posted On: August 20, 2021 by Austin Bank in: Employee, General

Austin Bank Welcomes New Vice President and Relationship Manager, Chase Luce

Chase Luce has joined Austin Bank as Vice President and Relationship Manager in the Austin Bank Lufkin office.

“We are proud to have Chase associated with Austin Bank.  He is a skilled banker with a strong commitment to the East Texas area,” commented Austin Bank Vice Chairman Jeff Austin III.  “His experience and leadership will help to serve our Lufkin customers...

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SBA PPP Loan Forgiveness Portal

Posted On: August 12, 2021 by Austin Bank in: General

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has made available the SBA PPP Direct Forgiveness Portal.

The portal provides a streamlined process to automatically submit your forgiveness request to your lender.

Austin Bank encourages all of its PPP customers with a loan amount of $150,000 or less to use the portal to apply for forgiveness.  The process is simpler for the borrower and more time efficient.

Click here to access the portal:


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Tasha Childress

August 2021 - Star of the Month - Tasha Childress

Posted On: August 12, 2021 by Austin Bank in: Star of the Month

“A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves,” said Eleanor Roosevelt.  This quote is a perfect descriptor of this month’s Star.  A terrific team builder, both inside the Bank and in her community, she is well respected and admired.  We are honored to introduce you to Tasha Childress, SVP/Retail Market Manager, in Cleveland and proud to call...

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July 2021 - Star of the Month - Julisa Trujillo

July 2021 - Star of the Month - Julisa Trujillo

Posted On: August 12, 2021 by Austin Bank in: Star of the Month

This month’s Star is a member of our Human Resources (HR) team.  Coming to the Bank in May of 2017, she brought with her several years of recruiting experience from a local call center.  Consistently exhibiting the utmost in professionalism, we are proud to recognize Julisa Trujillo, Operations Officer and HR Specialist/Jr. Recruiter, as our July Star of the Month.

Julisa’s personality and professionalism were the...

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The Importance of Clearing your Browsing History and Cookies

Posted On: August 11, 2021 by Austin Bank in: Tech Tip

You use your browser daily to access any number of things on the internet – Facebook, online banking, online purchases, etc.  Your browser tends to hold onto information, and over time this can cause problems with logging in to or loading websites.

It is always a good idea to clear out your cache, or browser history, and clear cookies on a regular basis.  Your privacy is more secure and your browser will work better after performing the clean-up, however, the drawback...

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