Dale E. Van Dam

Senior Executive Vice President


Dale Van Dam is a senior executive vice president and partner at M3 Insurance. He serves as counsel to the chief executive officer in relation to his specific areas of expertise, including insurance company relations, support of the M3 property & casualty road map, and leadership to M3's property and casualty risk management team. Dale is also a member of M3’s Executive Operating Committee.

Dale graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting. His insurance career began in 1975 as owner of Associated Policywriters, and he later served as president of Fitzgerald, Clayton, James and Kasten, Inc., before joining M3 in 1998. He was instrumental in opening the agency's Milwaukee office.

In addition to serving on numerous insurance company advisory groups throughout his career, including Crum and Forster Insurance, St. Paul Companies, Utica National, EMC Insurance, EBI Companies, and Royal and Sun Alliance, Dale has spent much of his career serving public sector clients, specifically Wisconsin public school districts.

He currently serves on the board of United Way of Greater Milwaukee – Waukesha County and Kyle's Korner, Wauwatosa. He is a former chairman of the board for both Lutheran Living Services, Inc., and Easter Seals Southeast WI.