As the second son in a family-owned business, Dallas began working from the ground up to learn every aspect of the growing pupil transportation firm, as well as every hard lesson, directly from one of he best in the business – his dad and founder, George Krapf, Jr.
Dallas attended Lycoming College and served in the United States Army and officially began his full time employment with George Krapf, Jr. & Sons, Inc. in 1969. Initially he assisted with all facets of the operation including maintenance and repair of vehicles, specialized body repair, routing and scheduling. Before long, he became directly responsible for the hiring of all drivers, office, and shop personnel and had complete oversight of the Commercial Driver’s License training program. He was instrumental in Krapf’s becoming a third-party testing facility for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.