Dale grew up in Southern Arizona. His father was a truck driver, a teamster driving for Western Gillette. Dale enjoyed climbing into the trucks his father would bring home. After high school Dale knew he wasn’t ready for college and made a living driving trucks for a variety of companies. He started hauling cattle and pigs for Auction Houses and Feedlots in Southern Arizona. He eventually moved up to transporting construction materials in a 5 state region. Dale did attend college attaining a master’s in education.
Dale started his insurance career in 1996. It was natural to work with truckers. He has enjoyed success taking care of people working in this industry. In 2006 Dale ventured out on his own starting Yoder Insurance Agency. Dale had many solid relationships with insurance companies and truckers. 90% of the insurance he writes involves trucking in some way. He also has written package coverage for Medical Practices, contractors, retail stores and private individuals. Yoder Insurance enjoyed good growth and success.
In 2021 Dale knew that the growing competition in insurance and transportation was escalating. He looked for a partnership to continue taking care of his clients and grow his family of clients. After looking at a number of options for several months, Dale chose TWIS to partner with and expand his technical and insurance offerings.