About the Author Dustin McKissen

Dustin is an executive, consultant, aspiring author, husband, father, and some other things too. He values learning from people from all walks of life and all parts of the world. Dustin currently serves as Vice President of First Resource, an association management and consulting company with an exceptional track record of helping associations become more effective and profitable. His firm works with cities, countries, and other local government entities to help them grow while retaining their employment base. As Vice President, he manages client engagements and accounts, while focusing on growing his firm's brand. Certifications Certified Association Executive (CAE) 2013 – Present Certified Marketing Executive (CME) Sales and Marketing Executives International Education Cornell University, Financial Management, Graduate Certificate, Cornell University Executive Leadership, Graduate Certificate Northern Arizona University Public Management, Master's Degree, Aspen University Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) Prescott College Public Policy, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)