Dale Spencer was leading the life of an average college student when at the age of 20, an unforeseen injury changed his life forever. Left paralyzed, Dale had to adapt to new ways of doing everyday tasks, getting around, interacting with people, finishing college and entering the workforce. Dale has triumphed over adversity and risen to the top of his profession, he continues to give back to his community, grow and take on new challenges. By using simple techniques to keep his fear in check and his mind focused, Dale has been able to achieve his life goals. Now he is sharing his experiences and helping others to attain their goals and ambitions.
Dale takes his audiences on a journey of real-life experiences and revelations. Together they identify obstacles, both professional and personal, which are common road blocks to achieving success. By re-introducing us to the skills we already have, Dale is able to illuminate the road to success.
Career Highlights-Co-Producer of Several Award Winning Independent Films 2004 Business Person of the Year, Bartlett Chamber of Commerce Elected to the Board of Education of Elgin School District U-46, 2005-2013 Appointed to The National Board of Directors of ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation, 2006- current Chairman of the Resource Development for Corporate Sponsorship for the ThinkFirst National Prevention Foundation, 2009 –current Chairman – “Voices for Injury Prevention” (VIP) Council, 2008-current Recipient of the 2008 National VIP of the Year For Outstanding Commitment and Contribution to Injury Prevention 2012 Appointed to Deans Advisory Council of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at NIU