Dale is a life-long resident of the Madison area. He was born and raised in Middleton and graduated from Madison College with a B.A. in Business Management. Dale began his insurance career as an Agent at Penn Life Insurance Company. He then joined The Neckerman Agency in 1995, specializing in business, life, long-term care, and disability insurance. He has earned the Life Underwriters Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) designation, which represents accomplishment and professionalism in the life insurance profession.
Dale has been very involved with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. He was a founding member of the Man & Woman of the Year Leadership Team and was the top fundraiser in Wisconsin in 2007 for the Society. In December 2020, Dale was the first Wisconsin recipient of the Chairman’s Special Recognition Award by LLS, a national award which recognizes an individual for their outstanding commitment to the organization and its mission. As a result of his continuous leadership, the LLS Wisconsin Chapter is approaching an impact of $1 million.
In addition, he is the Agency Campaign Chair for United Way of Dane County, a member of 100 Men of Dane County, and is a past long-time member of Sauk Trails Optimist Club. In 2004, the IIAW selected Dale as the Young Agent of the Year for his contributions and dedications to the insurance industry. Then in 2008, he was named IIAW’s Chairperson of the Year.
Dale and his wife, Kelly, have two sons. In his free time, he likes to run and attend Badger sporting events. He has completed three full marathons and has run the Crazylegs Classic in Madison for the past 28 years.