Dustin joined the military at age eighteen, serving as a medic in both the 82nd Airborne Division and 3/75 Ranger Regiment from 2004 until 2010. During that time he deployed multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan. After his Honorable Discharge, he received his bachelor's from the University of Memphis and his law degree from the University of Cincinnati. 

While at the University of Cincinnati, Dustin created the 501(c)3, The LDRSHIP Group, which focussed its effort around creating a curriculum which aimed to make the world a better place by facilitating conversations for those interested in bettering themselves. TLG also created 'We're All Green" which is a veteran mentoring program designed to aid in the transition from service to student.

Since graduating Dustin has worked in both the private and public sectors, amassing a vast amount of knowledge covering a variety of industries

Dustin served as the CEO of Risers Consulting, a firm that specializes in developing start-ups through licensing, infrastructure, business continuity, and IP protection. The firm has also worked extensively in immigration law, civil liberties, and social justice. 

To learn more, click the "Consulting" link in the header.

Dustin's latest endeavor is co-founder and COO of CDJ Designs, LLC, creator of the 3D printed Mohawk 3D Golf Aligner. The goal of the product is to bring professional technology to the weekend golfer. It’s produced as one fully functional piece, leveraging the design freedom that additive manufacturing offers. It's made in the USA by a veteran-owned company. It can be found at MohawkYourBalls.com

Dustin also does freelance writing for multiple websites.