Dusty is a Kerrville native who has spent most of his life living in the Texas Hill Country. He graduated from Ingram Tom Moore High School. After attending Texas A & M in Kingsville, on a track scholarship, Dusty worked as a Production Manager at a local metal fabrication company in the Kingsville area.

In 2014, he moved back to Kerrville to pursue a new career as an entrepreneur in contracting. He built a successful business, and reputation in Kerrville, and has been actively involved with community business organizations since moving back.

Dusty took a position with Texas Business Buyers in early 2017 in a supportive role for outside Producers and is now helping lead the headquarters staff.