Grant Seabourne Member Spotlight - April

Name: Grant Seabourne Where do you work?: First Financial Trust & Asset Management Co. What’s your job title/what do you do?: Trust Officer Where are you from? I grew up in Mount Pleasant, Texas. If you’re not from Abilene, how long have you lived in the area and what brought you here? I moved to Abilene in the fall of 2008 to attend Hardin-Simmons University (HSU). I played tennis competitively growing up, and I wanted to continue playing in college for Hardin-Simmons. I was also drawn to HSU for their reputable physical therapy program; although I didn’t end up pursuing physical therapy as a career. I graduated from Hardin-Simmons in May of 2012, I began working for First Financial Bank in

Elyse Lewis Member Spotlight - April

Name: Elyse Lewis Where do you work?: Hendrick Medical Center and the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health What’s your job title/what do you do?: For the past 7 years, I’ve worked at Hendrick Medical Center doing women’s health marketing, special events and community outreach. Last September, Hendrick partnered with Texas Tech Health Sciences Center to open an Abilene office of the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health. My job is exciting because I get to work with two pillars in the Abilene medical community making a difference and doing what I love – improving the lives and health of women. Where are you from? Abilene, TX What is your favorite thing about living in Abilene? Abil

Tax Season Tips for Young Professionals

With the 2016 tax season coming to a close, one of the most beneficial tax decisions you could make is to start thinking about the 2017 tax season now. With some organization, thought and preparation, a dreaded tax bill can be reduced or even avoided with advanced planning. First, implementing an organized system for filing your financial records this year in preparation for the next will save you time. Throwing all your important documents into a drawer won’t help much when an emergency occurs or you need to find a certain piece of paper. Make a list. Thankfully, emergencies are a rare occurrence. However, you may need to be able to access relevant personal records if you’re ever a victim

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