Dale is a lifetime resident of Hampton Roads. Graduate of Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School. He has been a principal Broker at greggarrettrealty.com since 2004. He was president of the Virginia Peninsula Association Realtors in 2011. He is married to the former Nancy Naumann (CNU graduate). Dale has two children – Karen (CNU graduate, Masters from ODU) married to Paul Owens, and Jeff (Virginia Tech graduate) married to the former Robin Barnett. He also has two grandchildren, Joshua Andrew Owens and Caleb Joel Owens.