SIKESTON - Stephen Austin has joined First State Bank and Trust Company Inc. as a vice president.
Austin, who has been in finance and lending for 17 years, is working as a commercial loan officer.
A 1986 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Austin has been a resident of Sikeston since 1988. He is married to Debbie Tomlinson Austin, an elementary teacher in the Sikeston Public Schools, and they have two daughters.
Austin is a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Sikeston Kiwanis Club.
First State and Trust Company is located at 750 S. Main St. in Sikeston.