Dustin is an avid philanthropist giving his time and talent to local charities and non-profit organizations. He volunteers with national charities like the American Heart Association, and Locks of Love, as well as with a variety of other local and private organizations like Los Gatos Ballet, NUMU The New Museum of Los Gatos, ART NOW, The Art Docents of Los Gatos, World Vision, Valley Monte League, Bella Vista League and more. Through his passion to raise awareness and help others, Dustin was named “Man of the Year” for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in 2011.
With his signature look and sophisticated presence, Dustin is often requested and recognized as a “Master of Ceremonies” at large charitable or business functions, and more recently, as a correspondent for local tv station KCAT (Comcast Channel 15) for events held in the Los Gatos Community, as well as for other national events such as Hair Wars. His energy and charm engage people of all ages, to join in fun conversations and interviews. Dustin resides as Board of Directors for the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce.
When Dustin is not behind the chair or in front of a camera, he travels cross country, around the world, immersing himself, to find inspiration in the beauty found through the people, food and cultures of the countries he visits. He also is a professional model, supporting art education at Stanford University as well as with professional photographers.