Austin received his bachelors in finance from San Diego State University. He has earned the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation and a certificate of financial planning from Wake Forest University.
Austin lives in Helotes, Texas with his wife and four young daughters. He enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including hunting, camping, smoking briskets and taking in sporting events. He is also a supporter of the group DADD (dads against daughters dating).
Austin currently serves as the chairman on the board of directors for the Helotes Area Chamber of Commerce where he serves his community and neighbors by growing and developing businesses in Helotes.