Dustin has been in public accounting since 1999 and specializes in serving financial institutions and financial services organizations, including community banks, credit unions, thrifts, mutual banks, SEC banks, mortgage banking companies, not-for-profit financial services organizations, and bridge financing companies. He is responsible for financial audits, operational audits, and other consulting engagements. Dustin has experience with initial public offerings, SEC reporting, mutual-to-stock conversions, start-up institutions, merger and acquisition consulting, HUD reporting, and Sarbanes-Oxley and FDICIA control testing.

External Publications

  • "Mitigate Fraud and Errors at Your Credit Union with These Eight Control Areas" (Callahan Guide, June 2016)
  • "Board Changes on the Horizon? What You Need to Know" (Directors Digest, March 2014)
  • "Violation of Trust" (CU Journal, June 2012)
  • "Is Snohomish County Banking Out of the Woods Yet?" (Snohomish County Business Journal, January 2011)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Accounting Update and Internal Controls
    (ACUIA Region 1 Meeting, April 2016)
  • Top 10 Financial Statement Audit Findings
    (CUNA National Supervisory Committee Conference, December 2015)
  • Accounting and Auditing Update
    (Moss Adams Community Banking Conference, October 2015)
  • What are Your Auditors Doing
    (ACUIA Region 3 Conference, October 2015)
  • The Evolution of Public Accounting in Community Banking and Credit Unions
    (University of Washington Bothell, October 2015)
  • CUSOs
    (ACUIA National Supervisory Committee Conference, June 2015)
  • Internal Fraud Prevention
    (CUNA National Supervisory Committee Conference, December 2014)
  • Accounting and Auditing Update
    (Moss Adams Community Banking Conference, October 2014)
  • ALLL Audit and Validation
    (ACUIA Region 6 Conference, September 2014)
  • Top 10 Audit Findings
    (ACUIA Region 3 Conference, June 2014)
  • Fraud Prevention and Detection
    (ACUIA National Supervisory Committee Conference, June 2014)
  • Accounting Update
    CUNA National Conference (December 2013)
  • Emcee
    Moss Adams Supervisory Committee Conference (June 2013)
  • Fraud Prevention and Detection
    Credit Union Assocation of Oklahoma (May 2013)
  • Allowance for Loan Loss Update
    Community Bankers of Washington (September 2012)
  • Accounting Update
    Moss Adams Community Banking Conference (June 2012)

Professional Affiliations

  • Advisory Board Member, University of Washington Bothell School of Business
  • Board Member, Snohomish Education Foundation
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • BS, business administration, University of Washington

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