Dustin Perkins, Senior Director of Client Solutions & Strategy, has been actively involved in social services since 2004 and in Dallas’ homeless services system for a decade. Dustin has extensive experience achieving successful outcomes for all types of grants, including those that are publicly funded, and is responsible for implementing various new programs at Austin Street Center. He also leads and manages all program staff, as well as trains and supervises case management staff. In addition to serving the housing and homeless services departments for over nine years, Dustin currently serves as the Chair of the Continuum of Care Assembly and is an active board member of the Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance (MDHA). Dustin obtained a bachelor’s degree in psychology and religion from Baylor University and a master of divinity in youth, family, and culture from Fuller Theological Seminary.