Dustin joined the mortgage industry in 2004 as a rookie LO. He currently co-operates a $1 billion retail production operation which he founded with his two business partners in 2008.
Dustin is the creator and host of The Loan Officer Podcast. With over 1 million downloads in 2022, it is the #1 podcast for mortgage originators and their clients. Owen is a Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) and a 2022 graduate from the MBA’s Future Leaders Program.
In his free time, Dustin enjoys competing in triathlons. He is a University of Central Florida alum and a die-hard UCF football fan.
Founder & President Empower LO
Meet Michael McAllister
Michael McAllister, founder of Empower LO, has been instrumental in broadening access to marketing automation technology and consumer direct marketing in the mortgage industry. By focusing on solutions tailored for individual loan officers and production teams, he has helped enable the "boots on the ground" in the mortgage industry to leverage advanced marketing practices that were once exclusive to those with the largest budgets. Through Empower LO, Michael's efforts have provided mortgage professionals with the tools to not only stay relevant, but to maximize their impact in any market condition.