A perpetual drive permeates throughout Summit and the affiliated companies. It is a drive fueled and cultivated by one man’s dedicated leadership and clear vision. A vision to not only be American businesses’ most reliable source of in-depth experience and advisory for employee benefits, wealth management planning and insurance of all types, but to attain such lofty stature with devout integrity.
Dale Young is chairman and chief executive officer of Summit Consolidated Group. He leads with experience, thoroughness, a tireless work ethic, compassion, thoughtfulness and measured care. Dale's knowledge results in unmatched levels of client service, expedited by professionals constantly encouraged and trained to meet their maximum potential.
Dale believes a collaborative team effort and best-in- class solutions deliver the best outcomes for clients. He is a big-picture leader with a strategy centered on building a sustainable national organization that is consultative in nature and specialist-based. And his commitment to strong communication inspires and sets a standard for the entire organization.
Dale is the consummate entrepreneur and investor. Under his guidance, the Summit family has aggregated and integrated more than 20 professional entities. These companies, including Summit Financial Group, are all part of the Summit Consolidated Group family. As a result of Dale's tireless efforts the teams can provide products ranging from group insurance coverages and administrative services, to retirement plan benefits, property & casualty insurance, as well as business consultation. He is optimistic about the future and continues to invest in new technologies and dedicated professionals to gain the business leverage needed to succeed. And he believes a strong investment in coalition building and community involvement are key components of a successful business future.
A staunch advocate for improving healthcare, Dale serves as an advisory board member of Methodist Health Systems in Dallas, Texas, and is the Chair-elect of the Texas Association of Business, Austin, Texas, and Chairman of the Board of Texans Can Academy Foundation, Dallas, Texas. He is active in politics, supporting and lobbying for initiatives that positively impact business owners, business, and healthcare.
Dale is a Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant. He is a past board member on the Council of Growing Companies, MetLife Independent Advisory Council, General American Advisory Council, CEO Forum, Goodwill Industries and past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Southcrest Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Dale and his wife, Marsha, proudly raised four bright, hard-working children, and have five grandchildren. He has a passion for exercising and enjoys golf, hunting, ranching and motorcycling.
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"Summit's success starts with a clear vision, yet it only comes to fruition through the steadfast efforts and commitment of our highly talented team of professionals."