Unite for Colorado is an issue advocacy organization that believes in a smaller, more accountable government. We will support policies that increase economic opportunity and greater government transparency. We will oppose policies that would be harmful to Colorado’s economic wellbeing, and efforts to unnecessarily grow the size and reach of government.
Chief Executive Officer
Dustin is the CEO of Unite for Colorado (UFCO). Prior to leading UFCO Dustin spent over six years with Americans for Prosperity (AFP), a national free-market grassroots advocacy organization with operations in 35 states. He started with AFP as the Colorado State Director, then served as a Regional Director where he oversaw operations in eight states and helped launch two new state chapters. Most recently he was the Vice President of Strategy and Innovation, a department tasked with driving continuous improvement through testing and innovation and that included the organizations data services, digital organizing, and data analytics teams.
Dustin has spent over 15 years on the frontlines of policy and politics in Colorado. He served as the policy director for the Colorado State Senate minority leader, where he helped craft significant reforms to the state’s public pension program and fought against attempts to legislatively bypass Colorado’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights. Dustin later served as the policy advisor for the Common Sense Policy Roundtable, a Colorado based policy research organization, and as the District Director for former U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman.
Dustin has also managed a number of successful political campaigns including Mike Coffman’s first run for Congress, the slate of education reform advocates running for Douglas County School Board in 2011, and George Brauchler’s 2012 election for District Attorney.
Dustin graduated from Colorado State University, and currently lives in Aurora with his wife and three kids.