Dale was born in Udine, Italy.
Dale began his financial career in 1979 as an Assistant Vice President for Pima Savings and Loan. He spent the 1980's as the Vice President of Corporate Marketing for an Anheuser-Busch Wholesaler. In 1993 he joined Merrill Lynch where he was a Certified Financial Manager. In 2000 he was a Vice President with Smith Barney.
Dale has served on numerous charitable boards and organizations in Tucson since 1979; from Rotary to the University of Arizona College of Nursing Advisory Board. Dale currently serves on the board for the Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Foundation.
Married to his wife Jennifer since 1992. Jennifer is the Vice President and Market Manager for Clear Channel Outdoor, Tucson.
Hobbies include travel, reading, riding his Harley-Davidson around the country with his wife, and tinkering in his man-cave.