He then spent two years at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY before transferring to Vanderbilt University. He graduated Cum Laude with Double Majors in Computer Science and Mathematics from the Vanderbilt School of Engineering in 1977.
Mr. Beals then enjoyed a successful 25 year business career in technology and business consulting with companies including IBM and Oracle Corporation before changing careers in 2001 to be closer to his family and more involved in his community and his church.
Mr. Beals has been an avid student of the financial markets and a successful individual investor since 1988 and now uses his business and investing experience to help his clients manage their investments more effectively. Mr. Beals likes to joke that he made most of the investing and trading mistakes you can make with his own money before he ever began to work with his clients, to their great benefit!
Check out his LinkedIn profile at http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dale-beals/39/795/765/