Designations and Honors Certified Financial Planner™ - Anyone may call him or herself a "financial planner," but only those who have fulfilled the certification and renewal requirements of the CFP Board can display the CFP® certification marks, which represent a high level of competency, ethics and professionalism. CFP Board's Standards of Professional Conduct require CFP® professionals to look out for your interests above their own when delivering financial planning advice. For more information, please visit the CFP® Official Website or download the PDF Fact Sheet. Former Chosen SmartVestor Pro® through Dave Ramsey's Recommended Ramsey Solutions - Not just anyone can be a SmartVestor Pro®. Ramsey Solutions interviewed and vetted over 1,200 pros across the country. Each SmartVestor Pro® must adhere to Ramsey Solutions’ Code of Conduct and have a client-first mentality. Dustin retired from the program in 2021 due to a strong desire to focus on existing clients.Certified Kingdom Advisor® - As a Certified Kingdom Advisor®, it is my mission to share your Christian worldview so that you can confidently navigate financial decisions as a faithful steward. Certified Kingdom Advisor® is a designation granted by Kingdom Advisors to individuals who have demonstrated themselves to be able to apply Biblical Wisdom in counsel, successfully completed the rigorous Certified Kingdom Advisor® coursework and examination, provided evidence of an approved professional designation (varying by discipline), maintain active local church involvement, and have pastoral and client letters of reference. Our ongoing desire is to serve the public by offering our clients Biblically wise financial advice that is rooted in the firm foundation of God's Word. Please feel free to visit the CKA® Official Website for more information. Certified College Funding Specialist® - A Certified College Funding Specialist® is qualified to give advice on the financial aspects of paying for college. By working with a CCFS®, on average, people save 15-30% on the overall cost of college. Each CCFS® is required to adhere to the highest standards of professional competence, ethical standards, and continuous professional education in the college financial planning field. They are trained to share prudent tax, financial, cash flow, and lending advice that helps families lower the costs of college and pay the tuition bill. For more information, visit the CCFS® Official Website. Elected Board of Director and Investment Committee Chair - Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina, one of the most reputable and well-known organizations for girls. Pastoral Training - Graduated from the All Access program at Seacoast Church, which required a year-long commitment (including over 800 hours of in-depth, hands-on ministry training led by well-known ministry consultant, Mac Lake). Mentored an additional two years by PhD, author, Pastor, and Former Bishop Dr. Vern Jensen.