The Austin Co.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering
Toughest Challenge: Juggling parental, work and community responsibilities
Greatest Inspiration: My team. What they accomplish for our clients is amazing to me.
How I Motivate Others: Let them know you care, give them a vision to believe in and be a part of, and communicate your expectations for them.
Most Inspiring Person: My dad. He taught me how to treat everyone with dignity and respect and the tremendous power of common sense.
Best Advice: Keep your eye on the horizon, and you won’t get seasick — meaning when day-to-day challenges get tough, remember to have a long-range plan you believe in and are working toward.
Hobby/Passion: Family, cooking, golf
Bucket List: Live long with my wife
Fun Fact: I did four schools, four majors in six years. Then I took a job with my second interview. Forty years later, I am the president of that company.