A company with headquarters in East Texas has been given a big award.

The bank was named one of the "2014 Best Companies to Work for in Texas" after being pitted against several other companies across the state.


Austin Bank is headquartered in Jacksonville and has 31 locations across East Texas, including Nacogdoches.

Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), the Texas State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management and Best Companies Group are the ones behind the award, and named Austin Bank  one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas.

Companies across Texas that benefit the state’s economy, workforce and businesses got the honor, and Austin Bank ranked #19 in the medium sized company category.

Congrats Austin Bank!