Learn More About Dustin Hillis
Leading the Vision and Strategy
As Chief Executive Officer, Dustin is leading the vision and strategy to make the Southwestern Family of Companies the largest and most impactful privately-owned company worldwide by 2048. Under his leadership, the company has grown from 19 to 30 businesses and is well on its way to reaching the aggressive goal of more than 200 business in less than 30 years. In addition to being CEO of the Southwestern Family of Companies, Dustin is a Co-Founder of Southwestern Consulting. He remains the head of Southwestern Coaching.
Fun Facts for Friends
As a junior at the University of Tennessee, Dustin broke the more than 160-year-old, all-time sales record for Southwestern Advantage, making a profit of more than $100,000 in 14 weeks.
Dustin is the co-author of Navigate 2.0: Selling the Way People Like to Buy, and the co-creator of the sales training curriculum Top Producer’s Edge, Manager’s Edge, and Executive Edge.
In 2019, Dustin was named to Nashville Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list.
A Personal Touch
Dustin has traveled the world to deliver keynote speeches in multiple countries including Singapore, Scotland, London, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Peru, Columbia, Canada, and all across the United States. He is a regular guest teacher covering the cycle of the sale for business students at Vanderbilt University.