Gus graduated from the University of Texas in 2007 with degrees in Business, Public Relations, and Corporate Communications. After working as the Vice President of Sales and Human Resources for an Austin real estate brokerage, Gus was hired as the Chief Operations Officer for DormAid, the nation's leading market maker for college services. During his tenure, the GSEA organization awarded DormAid the Global Student Entrepreneur Award in the 2007 New England Regional Finals competition, placing them in the top 6 finalists in their Global Competition.
In 2008, Gus founded West Campus Living, a real estate company that provides leasing, sales, and property management services to the area surrounding the University of Texas at Austin. West Campus Living has become the leading expert in off-campus housing for UT-Austin, and has been featured in the Austin Business Journal, Study Breaks Magazine, and the University of Texas' newspaper, the Daily Texan, which recently named West Campus Living the number one real estate company for 2008.