Richard A. “Dick” Beale was born and raised in South Bend, IN and attended Indiana University, where he majored in Business Administration and was a member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity. Dick began his insurance career with Indiana Insurance Company in Indianapolis in 1967. After four years of service in the Army as a Nuclear Weapons Maintenance Specialist, Dick resumed his insurance career in Dallas in 1972 with Continental Insurance Companies. Since 1980, Dick has been involved with the administration of the Oklahoma Bar Association and Oklahoma Society of CPAs Insurance Programs. In 1986, Dick Beale purchased the business, renaming it Beale Professional Services. Dick has continued his close association with the OBA and OSCPA and has expanded the number and types of insurance programs available to members.
In January, 2011, Dick sold his interest in his company to his daughter Jennifer Beale and Joe and Guy Strunk. Currently, Dick manages a few special accounts and assists Agency clients with Medicare matters.
Dick served as President of the American Institute of Professional Association Group Insurance Administrators, and is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters. Community Service includes participation as a stakeholder in Oklahoma Turning Point, the Oklahoma County Tobacco Free Coalition and served as Vice President of the Health Alliance for the Uninsured.