Dustin is a native of Honey Hill, a community 7 miles east of Stilwell near the Arkansas state line in the Ozark Mountains of northeast Oklahoma. An entrepreneur, he has founded six successful eCommerce ventures along with being a veteran political operative with more than two decades of experience managing, consulting, or persuading elected officials in Oklahoma and abroad. He has had direct involvement in one hundred winning campaigns in a wide variety of races including ballot initiatives, school bonds, municipal, county, legislative, statewide, tribal, and international elections.
Dustin has also served a broad spectrum of clients with complex issues in Oklahoma as a registered lobbyist for more than a decade. Clients have included non-profits, telecommunications providers, casinos and tribal governments, national and state trade associations, and state employees. Prior to that, he served as a director-level staffer for the Oklahoma House of Representatives and owns the distinction of being the youngest Chief Sergeant-at-Arms for a legislative body in US history.