Anita Dale

Research Interests

  • Culture and Its Impact on Financial Decision Making


Dr. Anita Dale spent a successful tenure in the Agri-Chemical industry, retiring after 25 years spent in various positions around the country.  The last 20 years were spent with Valent USA Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical Company. During her tenure with Valent, she took on assignments of increasing responsibility, spending the last 5 years as Sr. Director of Business Development. Finding, developing, and negotiating collaborative relationships with industry competitors was a particularly challenging aspect of that assignment, in addition to leading and supporting regional and worldwide acquisition and licensing opportunities.


  • Ph. D., May, 2015 School of Human Ecology, Financial Planning Specialization, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
  • M.S., Family Financial Planning, December 2009  Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • M. S., Marketing, October, 1994    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • B. S., Agricultural Communications, December, 1980   Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN

Courses Taught

      Purdue University

  • Fundamentals of Negotiation
  • Cross Cultural Marketing

      South Dakota State University

  • Individual Financial Management
  • Fundamentals of Family Financial Management

Curriculum Vitae


Managing Director, Center for Professional Selling and Continuing Lecturer
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