Dale Powers earned an MBA from Benedictine College and a BA in Psychology from MidAmerica Nazarene University. He directed leadership development and human resource management programs for over 20 years and is certified as a senior professional in human resources. Mr. Powers served as Vice President of Human Resources at Lakeview Village where he led the implementation of multiple strategic initiatives including leadership development and employee engagement. As Director of Training and Development at John Knox Village, he developed a corporate university with an emphasis on leadership and customer service. He also led strategic planning and organization development initiatives for several operational groups resulting in improved service delivery and increased revenues. As a visiting professor of management at Fort Hays State University, Mr. Powers spent a full year living abroad teaching undergraduate students in China. He also traveled extensively in Vietnam and China teaching graduate courses as a lecturer with Benedictine University and served on the adjunct faculty of MidAmerica Nazarene University. Mr. Powers joined the ECU faculty in 2016 and teaches a variety of management courses.