Dale H. Creech

MFA Oil Company - Inducted in 2003

Dale Creach has been a leader, innovator and advocate for the cooperative way of doing business for 35 years.  Mr. Creach joined MFA Oil Company in 1967 as a district sales manager and worked his way through the cooperative structure to become President and CEO in 1981 and served in this position through 2002. 


Dale served on a number of boards including the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives and the National Cooperative Refinery Association.


Under Dale's leadership MFA Oil led the way in the development of seven strong alliances with rural electric cooperatives for the sale and distribution of propane.  In 2001 the company ranked as the ninth largest propane supplier in the nation.


leadership, innovation, dedication to farmer-members, and personal commitment to employees