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Executive Roundtables

March 12, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Dustin Adkison graduated from Lipscomb University, obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Finance/Economics and a minor in Marketing. At the end of May 2008, he took a 10 day trip to China, visiting Hong Kong and Beijing, which gave him credit for his last elective course to complete his Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Leadership from Lipscomb University. He officially graduated in the fall of 2008, and because he was at the top of his class, he was nominated and joined the Delta Mu Delta and Alpha Chi Honor Societies.

Dustin has over 15 years experience in the corporate world, holding jobs ranging from a Financial Analyst, IT Trainer, Network Administrator, SQL Server DBA, Business Communications Specialist, and Team Lead – eBusiness. For the last 10 years, he has been employed by Bridgestone Americas. Currently, he serves as the Team Lead – eBusiness in the Bridgestone Americas Business Technology Division. Although Dustin has worked in the corporate environment for some time, he also has an entrepreneurial spirit. In fact, he has started and owned multiple businesses, including a fire extinguisher sales company, internet consulting business, independent record label, and most recently a limousine livery service. In addition, he has partnered with an automotive import sales business to wholesale cars, and he even took a part-time job at Circuit City to learn more about new technology.

Dustin has been certified to sell Real Estate, Life Insurance, and holds the following Information Technology certifications: MCT, MCSE, MCDBA, CCI, CCA, N+, A+. He has received various awards and honors, including a crystal award, employee of the month award, multiple CEO awards, Biltmore Who’s Who, and Speaker of the Year for the Bridgestone Babblers Toastmasters Club, just to name a few.

Dustin is a charter member and founder of the Bridgestone Babblers Toastmasters club, currently serving as the Vice President Membership. In addition, he has served in the roles of Area 53 Governor, Division E Governor and Past President of Bridgestone Babblers. He has received his Advanced Communicator Silver (ACS) and Advanced Leader Bronze (ALB) designations.

Dustin is a volunteer for Jr. Achievement, United Way, Red Cross, and Habitat for Humanity. He is a member of the Nashville Area Junior Chamber of Commerce, United Way Sennett Society Steering Committee, Nashville Information Technology Group, and is active in recreational sporting activities.


March 12, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Nashville City Club
201 4th Ave. N.
Nashville, TN 37219 United States


Nashville City Club
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