Have you ever wanted a professional chef to teach you how to cook gourmet cuisine? How about taking a tour strolling through the charms of the Denver and Aurora communities? Whatever you dream, our Lifestyle Director makes that dream happen. Our energetic, creative pro takes pride in connecting and collaborating with you. He listens. He acts. He will erupt with ideas as he puts his whole heart—and a few tricks up his sleeve—into making your experience the way you envisioned it.
In this role, Dustin will promote physical, mental and social health within the community. He’ll inspire and motivate current residents to try new clubs and encourage new homeowners to attend activities within their first month of moving in.
A Southern California native and Graduate from San Diego State University, Dustin was the second year to graduate from the brand new Hospitality and Tourism Management program. His concentration was focused on operations and event planning management. After graduating, he started his career working for Marriott Hotels in Dana Point, CA. in various hotel operations roles. Dustin has also worked for two of Southern California’s most prestigious catering and event planning firms, Jays Special Event Company and 24 Carrots. There, he had the opportunity to cater and plan events for Rolls Royce, Hurley Intl, The Grammys and The Real Housewives of Orange County. Dustin has designed/coordinated and executed thousands of events in his career, even planning events for the City of Mission Viejo in their brand new community, Ladera Ranch. What Dustin enjoys most in life is forming relationships with people and bringing them together to have FUN! Dustin is the oldest of 5 children, a travel enthusiast, enjoys health and fitness, and spending time with his friends and family. Dustin also volunteers in his local church community as a Missionary and Physical Facilities Representative.
Dustin is most excited to have this opportunity with OakwoodLife to create memorable experiences for The Reserve residents by bringing the “active-adult, resort style” living to life. He’ll help the community feel like a permanent vacation and will ensure residents love the place they call home, all while creating moments that matter.