Subject matter expert on emerging issues, cannabis, technology, land development and entitlement, economic development, and legislative/administrative affairs.
Dustin is a trusted consultant and advisor with more than a decade of experience in political strategy, public policy, and government and public affairs. He specializes in the strategic development and implementation of policies across legislative, public affairs, issue advocacy, ballot measure and statewide and local candidate and issue campaigns.
Dustin provides strategic consulting and direct advocacy services to professional associations, Fortune 500 corporations, campaigns, coalitions, independent expenditure committees, and labor and business organizations. Dustin has managed state and local campaigns in California on issues including cannabis taxation, education, and healthcare.
Prior to joining Axiom Advisors, Dustin was a principal at Main Street Strategies, a legislative and public affairs company specializing in emerging issues. Dustin served as the Deputy Campaign Manager for the Yes on Proposition 64 campaign – the 2016 ballot measure that legalized the adult use of marijuana in California.
Dustin previously consulted on or managed several successful campaigns at one of the state’s leading campaign management firms and served as a Senior Consultant for the Speaker of the California State Assembly.
Prior to his work in the political arena, Dustin owned and operated small businesses in California and Colorado.
Dustin graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a degree in political science. He splits his time between Sacramento and Manhattan Beach with his wife Lauren.