Dustin Hostetler, Chief Innovation Officer, Shareholder and Lean Six Sigma Consultant, is a pioneer in applying the Lean and Six Sigma concepts to public accounting firms. As a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with extensive experience working inside a large regional CPA firm, he has taken proven Lean techniques and tailored them to bring ground-breaking value to public accounting firms. His innovation and passion has brought true efficiency to accounting — helping accounting firms improve client service, improve client retention, set the foundation for growth and build the bottom line.
Dustin also facilitates dozens of trainings each year in the lean and six sigma principles, notably CPE workshops for public accounting firms as well as the industry leading Lean Six Sigma CPA Green Belt certification program in conjunction with The Ohio State University.
Awards & Recognitions
2016 CPA Practice Advisor 20U40 Supporting Stars in the Accounting Profession
Dustin Hostetler instinctively organizes and creates processes to solve complex problems. At the same time, he is quick to initiate change if it contributes to a best possible outcome. Dustin relies on essential facts ensuring that the main objectives of any project are not overlooked.
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Beyond his innovation within the accounting industry, Dustin performs Lean Six Sigma consulting for other industries including manufacturing, retail, food service and professional services. He has led the implementation of lean, strategic planning and financial analysis 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 was the founder of Flowtivity, LLC and served as Principal until its merger with Boomer Consulting, Inc. in 2015.
Dustin holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from The Ohio State University, graduating magna cum laude, and earned both his Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Master Black Belt certifications from Kent State University. Dustin is also a member of the CPA Consultants’ Alliance, a working group of thought leaders united in their efforts to further leadership within the CPA profession.