Dale has served as Chief Executive Officer of Plymouth Place since 1999. Dale began his career operating and developing Life Care communities in 1983. He has been responsible for building leadership teams that have successfully opened and operated communities in Missouri, Illinois, and California. In 1999, Dale brought that vision of “meeting needs through service” to Plymouth Place. Dale received his BS degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Business and Public Administration and has been a licensed Nursing Home Administrator in three states. As an active member of national, state and local organizations that represent and serve seniors, Dale is a strong voice for person-centered service wherever seniors may be served. He is a member of the Life Services Network of Illinois’ Continuing Care Residential Communities Cabinet and a Member of LeadingAge, a national industry association, and serves on its Public Policy Committee. In the local community, Dale serves on the board of directors of the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and is a Founding Member of the LaGrange Park Chamber of Commerce. He lives in Westmont with his wife, Cindy.