Austin started his career with KPMG in the Audit practice of their San Francisco office. Austin then transitioned into industry where he worked for Sony Online Entertainment and Sempra Energy performing Revenue Accounting and SEC Reporting respectively. Starting in 2010, he began his career in Direct Hire recruiting, focusing solely on Accounting and Finance positions. Austin has been in the San Diego market his entire Executive Search career, serving clients ranging from start-up companies to multibillion-dollar organizations. He holds his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of the Pacific, where he was a Captain and Academic All-American for the Men’s tennis team. Austin leads the Sayva Financial, Direct Hire practice.