From non-profit fundraisers and galas to award-winning festivals, Dale is experienced in events of all sizes, styles, and budgets. His creative marketing efforts frequently bring thousands of new faces and significantly define and expand an events brand. Dale has a proven record of increasing event revenues and patron satisfaction because of his endless stream of ideas, targeted initiatives, and non-traditional resources. He frequently speaks at regional event workshops and conventions on various event planning and destination marketing topics. Currently, he works as Independent Event Coordinator and an instructor for the Illinois Certified Farmers Market Manager Course (CFMM), where Emergency Preparedness and Event Operations are his specialties.