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September 2021 -Star of the Month - Cheree Young

Posted On: September 15, 2021 by Austin Bank in: Star of the Month

A member of the Austin Bank team since April 2013, this month’s Star has years of customer service experience she puts to use daily providing a warm and welcoming environment for customers and employees alike.  We are proud to share that Cheree Young, Teller Operations Supervisor at the Tyler West Loop location, has been selected as our September Star of the Month.

Starting her banking career as a Teller in the Tyler Med Center office, she later became...

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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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June 2021 - Star of the Month - Megan Hodgkins

June 2021 - Star of the Month - Megan Hodgkins

Posted On: July 15, 2021 by Austin Bank in: Star of the Month

Nominations for this month’s Star all echoed the same sentiment – “she consistently goes above and beyond.”  With a positive attitude and a strong commitment to her coworkers, she never hesitates to take on additional tasks in an effort to help those around her.  For these reasons, we are proud to recognize Megan Hodgkins, Loan Assistant in Longview Greggton, as our June Star of the Month.

Megan is a long-time employee of the Bank, starting...

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April 2021 - Star of the Month - Millette Stroud

April 2021 - Star of the Month - Millette Stroud

Posted On: July 15, 2021 by Austin Bank in: Star of the Month

This month’s Star takes the concept of “relationship banking” very seriously. Daily striving to know and understand her customers’ particular situations and needs, she takes a constructive approach. While a customer may start out with one bank product, she offers additional products that can help customers attain their financial goals and adapt to changes in their financial or business lives. For her commitment to provide the highest level of customer service...

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March 2021- Star of the Month - Jodie Ham

March 2021- Star of the Month - Jodie Ham

Posted On: July 15, 2021 by Austin Bank in: Star of the Month

Follow-through (noun): the completion of a motion, as in the stroke of a tennis racket.  The portion of such a motion after the ball has been hit. The act of continuing a plan, project, scheme or the like to its completion.

A simple notion - follow-through - however, not easily achieved. Often when we realize what it will actually take to get the job done, we step back and leave the task unfinished. This is not the case with our March Star, and many...

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February 2021 - Star of the Month - Seth New

February 2021 - Star of the Month - Seth New

Posted On: July 15, 2021 by Austin Bank in: Star of the Month

Austin Bank’s reliance on technology and its development brings to light the importance of its Information Technology (IT) department. Though IT may often go overlooked or unnoticed, without this team to keep everything running smoothly, Austin Bank could not operate in today’s business climate. This month we are pleased to recognize a representative from IT as our February Star.  Congratulations, Seth New, System Administrator, on this honor based upon nominations...

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January 2021 - Star of the Month - Terry Fauble

January 2021 - Star of the Month - Terry Fauble

Posted On: July 15, 2021 by Austin Bank in: Star of the Month

Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence, shares that positive practices have been found to increase productivity and organizational performance in the workplace.  He says, “Leaders with strengths in these competencies – including coach and mentor, teamwork and inspirational leadership – truly care for their employees.  They cultivate an atmosphere of cooperation and have a genuine interest in helping others.  And, they inspire their team...

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May 2021 - Star of the Month - Pat Davis

Posted On: June 7, 2021 by Austin Bank in: Star of the Month

Nearing her 25th anniversary as a member of the Austin Bank team, this month’s Star has experience in several departments of the Bank.  In her tenure, she has become extremely knowledgeable of the tasks, workflows and systems at Austin Bank, often working behind the scenes to help make those processes easier for others.  This dedication to her job along with high ethical standards, support of her teammates and...

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