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Valorie Coleman
Public Relations Director
College of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Office: (417) 690-2212

December 05, 2017

H. Dale Hall, Ducks Unlimited, Inc., CEO, speaks at College of the Ozarks

Dale Hall

POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — H. Dale Hall, Ducks Unlimited, Inc., CEO, spoke at College of the Ozarks on Nov. 30 at a vocational convocation.

“Hall’s presentation and examples regarding leadership were very inspiring for my vocational pursuits,” said Ashley Klika, junior studio art major, “One idea he presented was that you should teach your followers to be better than you, which was humbling. Amazing presentation!”

About Dale Hall

Hall is the chief executive officer of Ducks Unlimited, Inc. Hall joined the 80-year-old conservation organization in May 2010, bringing with him a vast expanse of conservation knowledge and experience.

In addition to owning his own natural resources consulting company, Hall spent more than 30 years with the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, with the last three as its director, appointed by President George W. Bush.

He previously served in several capacities with the Fish and Wildlife Service, such as regional director for the southwest region in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and deputy assistant director for fisheries in Washington, D.C. 

Hall has a bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from Cumberland College in Williamsburg, Kentucky, and a master’s degree in fisheries science from Louisiana State University.

He is the author of numerous published papers on wetlands, fisheries ecology, and other topics.

Born in Harlan, Kentucky, Hall is married to Sarah Reed Hall, and they have three children and two grandchildren.

For additional information, contact Public Relations Director Valorie Coleman at (417) 690-2212.

About College of the Ozarks

College of the Ozarks is a private, Christian, liberal arts college, located in Point Lookout, Missouri, on a 1,000-acre campus. Christian values, hard work, and financial responsibility comprise the fundamental building blocks of the “Hard Work U.” experience. The College earns numerous accolades yearly, including No. 1 Best Value Regional College in the Midwest and No. 1 Most Innovative School in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report for 2018. To achieve its vision, the College pursues academic, vocational, Christian, patriotic, and cultural goals. These goals are mirrored in School of the Ozarks, a laboratory school that completes the K-college model.

The Keeter Center — the College’s award-winning lodge, restaurant, and conference facility — was ranked a Top Small Hotel in the U.S. by TripAdvisor for 2017. It features historic lodging, fine dining, and meeting rooms. With more than 350 student workers, it is the largest work station on campus. Follow College of the Ozarks at or on Twitter @CofOHardWorkU.


12.05.17 – Naomi Ellis



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