Beguin recognized for service to society, professional achievement, and contribution to community
AUSTIN, TX (October 26, 2018) – Luther College has bestowed Austin Capital Bank founder, CEO, and President Erik Beguin with its Luther Distinguished Service Award.
The Distinguished Service Award, one of the highest honors awarded by the college, is given in recognition of success and achievement in professional fields, service to society, contributions to community, and loyalty and service to Luther. Beguin, an alumnus of Luther, was presented the award by Luther President Paula Carlson, in recognition of his achievements and contributions in banking, entrepreneurship, community service, and focus on helping financially disadvantaged Americans.
“I am honored and humbled to be selected by Luther College, my alma mater, to receive its Distinguished Service Award,” said Erik Beguin, CEO and President, Austin Capital Bank. “The liberal arts education I received while at Luther and the relationships I formed during my time there have served as the foundation for many of my personal and professional endeavors later in life. In addition to the exceptional education I received, Luther instilled in me the importance of pursuing excellence, the mindset of service to others, and the personal values of contributing to the communities in which we live and serve.”
About Luther College
A national liberal arts college with an enrollment of 2,150, Luther offers an academic curriculum that leads to the Bachelor of Arts degree in more than 60 majors and pre-professional programs. At Luther College in beautiful Decorah, Iowa, students explore big questions and take action to benefit people, communities and society. Our academic programs, experiential approach to learning and welcoming community inspire students to learn actively, live purposefully and lead courageously for a lifetime of impact. Learn more at luther.edu.
About Austin Capital Bank
Austin Capital Bank is a 5-Star rated, FDIC-insured, independent community bank located in Austin, Texas. The bank powers responsible financial innovation and digital banking services nationwide. Austin Capital Bank is consistently recognized as a top performing financial institution and has been ranked on consecutive INC. 5000 lists since 2016. Austin Capital Bank is unique among community banks in that it defines ‘community’ as a common set of needs and values vs the traditional geographic focus of community banks.