About Us

Dale E. Ankrom – Licensed Architect

DEA photo Oct 2011

Dale is a licensed architect in Indiana as well as Kentucky and Ohio. He began his career as an employee of an architectural firm in 1967, continuing in that profession with three other firms over the years. He started his own company, CAST Design Group, in 1982 with two partners, and ultimately the present DEA, Inc. was formed in 1991.

Dale graduated from Columbus High School, is a graduate of Purdue University and has studied three years at Harvard Graduate School of Design, Executive Education Program.

He has been the architect for hundreds of projects in several states, including hhgregg, many commercial and industrial buildings, as well as medical and multifamily facilities. One of his greatest accomplishments is the award winning eight-story Holiday Inn Select in downtown City Centre, Lafayette, Indiana.

As a developer, Ankrom’s accomplishments include office buildings, medical and a residential community in Indianapolis.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Architects
  • Former member of the Board of Directors A.I.A. – Indianapolis Chapter
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Member (NCARB)
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • Real Estate Developer
  • Former member of Radius Indiana Board of Directors