Austen graduated from Ashland University in 2014, earning his bachelor’s degree in finance and asset management with a minor in economics. While attending college, he interned at a financial planning firm in Granville before joining Summit. Austen earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM designation in 2016.
In his time at Ashland University, Austen played for the varsity football team and helped lead his team to a conference championship in 2012. Austen now resides in Delaware, Ohio, where he enjoys sports, playing the guitar, and weight training in his spare time.