Dale Says

February 3, 2007

Dale’s Bio

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Dale Fehringer has wide-ranging experience in the financial services industry and as a freelance writer and editor.

At Rocky Mountain Bank Card System (Denver) and Visa international (San Francisco), Dale participated in early landmark bankcard industry events such as global card acceptance, BankAmericard and MasterCharge becoming Visa and MasterCard, and the introduction of ATMs, ATM cards, and debit cards. Dale held a number of positions during his 20+ years at Visa including Member Service, Market Research, and Strategic Planning. He retired in 2003 as Vice President of Market Intelligence.

After retiring from Visa, Dale embarked on a second career as a free-lance writer, editor, and producer of documentary videos. His articles on people, places, and contemporary culture have been published in a variety of magazines and he has edited numerous articles, books, and manuals.

Dale’s articles have appeared in a wide range of publications including the San Francisco Chronicle, The Italian Tribune, inTravel Magazine, WomenOf.com, SCIP.Online, Competitive Intelligence Magazine, Road & Travel, and Western RV News and Recreation.


He co-edited the first publication of the Competitive Intelligence Foundation (Competitive Intelligence Ethics: Navigating the Gray Zone), and was instrumental in authoring the Foundation’s first research report (State of the Art: Competitive Intelligence).

He has been a frequent speaker at the Society of Competitive Intelligence (SCIP) annual conferences, and has written several articles and is a regular columnist for the Competitive Intelligence Magazine.


Dale has also produced more than a dozen personal and commercial documentary videos, which have shown at conferences, trade shows, reunions, and family gatherings. He does both commercial and personal videos, and specializes in recording personal stories. Dale is a native of Chappell, Nebraska, home to millions of tumbleweeds. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Regis University in Denver. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, Patty and calico cat, Molly. His interests include travel (especially by bicycle), American history, hiking, and cross-country skiing.
You can reach Dale at dalefehringer@hotmail.com 

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