MAJ DALE KOOYENGA
USACAPOC(A) HQ, Strategic Initiatives Group
38G/4D, 35D, 38G/4A/6C Pending
MAJ Kooyenga has twenty years’ experience as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) working the past ten year with a variety of start-up and early stage companies in addition to consulting mid-size manufacturing companies. His business career began at KPMG where he had extensive experience providing assurance services for manufacturing, health care, financial services and governmental entities. MAJ Kooyenga spent ten years at KPMG achieving the position of Senior Manager. In 2010, after ten years at KPMG, he ran for the Wisconsin State Assembly and subsequently served four two-year terms. In 2018, he ran for the State Senate and is currently serving his first term in the Wisconsin Senate. His legislative experience is broad including the budget writing committee, various business related committees, Vice-Chair of the Health Care Committee and Chair of the Colleges and Universities Committee. In 2008, he was deployed to Iraq and served as Mult-National Division-Bagdad G9 ECON OIC. He was the Division lead on the Airport road revitalization and foreign investor relations and banking. His coordination of US based investors into the operating environment resulted in $400 million in investment in Iraq. He led numerous missions relating to assessing and modernizing Iraq’s State Owned Enterprises. MAJ Kooyenga is a graduate of Fort Benning’s Officer Candidate School and has served as a Military Intelligence Officer for 15 years. His experiences include assignments at the Defense Intelligence Agency and Company Commander of Wisconsin’s newly formed, and first, Counterintelligence/HUMINT Company. He also commanded the former US Army Reserve Shooting team, one of the last Infantry Companies in the US Army Reserves.
· Marquette University
MBA – Focus on Information Technology Strategy
· Lakeland University
BA – Accounting/Business Administration