As Global CFO, Dusty Nelson oversees operations that drive growth and increase efficiency for CPB. She arrived at the agency in June 2017, bringing experience helping cultivate both start-ups and global multimillion-dollar organizations. Prior to joining CPB, Dusty spent four years as Chief Operating and Financial Officer at Laird+Partners in New York, and co-founded an entertainment media company. She began her ad career with two Denver agencies, leading financial operations at The Integer Group and Karsh Hagan. Possessing a strong combination of right- and left-brain thinking, Dusty received an MBA from the University of Colorado, as well as a BS in business administration and degrees in fine arts and music from Rocky Mountain College.