Austin is a local who was raised in Chandler and has intimate knowledge of the surrounding
localities. While serving 5 years in the Marines, not only did he develop a strong skillset of avionics and
logical troubleshooting, but he also led over 50 Marines in a squad for over 6 months. After his service,
he built NASA satellites for over 3 years at Northrop Grumman in Chandler. Challenged by his
leadership, Austin recognized his ability to negotiate and dialogue with authority figures within the
Austin has 2 beautiful dogs named Daisy, a Pomsky, and Castiel, a German Shepherd Akita mix.
On top of caring for his dogs, Austin enjoys playing electric guitar to the tune of Van Halen, is great with
computers, and is the team owner and coach of a kickball team in Gilbert. His favorite listed activity is
kickball because of its liberating feeling coupled with its competitive satiation.