Dustin Hostetler, Co-Founder and Visionary of Transformity Solutions LLC, is the pioneer in applying Lean and Six Sigma concepts to public accounting firms. As a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, he has consulted with more than 150 CPA firms over the past 10 years, including nearly half of the Accounting Today Top 100 firms. Along with consulting, Dustin has trained hundreds of firm practitioners to be certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belts in conjunction with Ohio State University.

Dustin is a member of the CPA Consultants’ Alliance, a working group of thought leaders united in their efforts to further leadership within the CPA profession. He is a frequent contributor to many of the accounting profession’s top publications and conducts dozens of speaking events each year around the country.

Beyond his innovation within the accounting profession, Dustin has extensive experience consulting for other industries including manufacturing, distribution, retail and professional services. He has led the implementation of lean, strategic planning and financial analysis projects in organizations of all sizes and across a variety of industries. From large enterprises to small manufacturers, he utilizes strategic thinking and customizes solutions for each challenge.

Dustin received his BSBA in Finance from Ohio State University and earned both his Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Master Black Belt certifications from Kent State University. He lives in Ohio with his wife and three children.