Dale G. Steenbergen is the President & Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce. Prior career accomplishments include more than 18 years of successful management experience in Chambers of Commerce, Agri-Business operations and Small Business. Dale's track record of streamlining organizations has led to increased productivity and profits including a 48% membership increase in less than 3 years at the Dahlonega Georgia Chamber. Dale’s policy expertise in local state and federal advocacy efforts have led to major improvements in policy regarding business and increased funding for needed local and regional projects. Dale serves on the board of directors of the ACCE, is a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 member and on the GBSD Advisory Group.
In addition to his tenure in Cheyenne, Dale has also served as the President of the Dahlonega, Georgia and Woodward, Oklahoma, Chambers of Commerce. Dale’s early career was spent in the cattle industry, where he held progressively responsible management positions at purebred cattle operations in Michigan, North Carolina and Texas. Dale and his family are the owners and operators of NS Bar Cattle.
Dale received a BA degree in Political Science from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1991. He is a graduate of the Center for Chamber of Commerce Excellence, the Georgia Academy for Economic Development, and the Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce Management Skills Series and has earned his Institute for Organization Management designation in the US Chamber’s Institute program.
He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Georgia Economic Developers Association and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Executives. During his tenure with the Woodward Chamber, Dale was a member of the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce Executives including serving as Secretary-Treasurer, the Prairie Heritage Alliance and the Prairie States Coalition Steering Committee. He was a graduate of Leadership Woodward and a member of the Woodward Rotary Club.
Dale and his wife, Sharon, have one daughter Grace.