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Owner & President

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Hon. Larry Wallace Jr., Ph.D.

Current

• First African American Mayor at City of Manor, Texas (7th fastest growing & 20th best suburb to live in America, and among fastest growing cities in Texas)

• President of Wallace Brothers & Associates which provides small business strategic planning

• Co-Owner of The Transition which mentors within the transition assistance space

• Co-Author of The Transition: Preparing for Financial Combat (contract w/Army & Air Force Exchange Service)

• Employment & Training Advisory Member at Texas Veterans Commission

• Advocacy Co-Chair at Texas Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone

• Board Member at Manor Schoolhouse Foundation 

• School of Business Professional Advisory Committee Member at Northcentral University 

• Board Member at Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization


Previous

• City of Manor Council Member

• City of Manor Planning & Zoning Commissioner

• Director of Veterans Support & Leadership Programs at the University of Texas System Administration

• Executive in Residence for VETTED, a nonprofit veterans transition program

• Assistant Professor of Management & MBA Program Coordinator at Huston-Tillotson University

• Vice Chairman & Strategic Planning Chair for C2 Change (mental health support to youth & their families)

• Lead Transition Advisor at U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy

•  Health Ambassador at Travis County Healthcare Division (Central Health)

• Citizen’s Bond Advisory Committee at Manor Independent School District

• President for 3 districts & 13 local bodies

• State Junior Vice President

• Strategic Director for 4 states

• Chief Administrative Officer for 3 National Staffs

• Adjunct Professor at Central Texas College

• College Proctor at Webster University, Central Texas College, University of Maryland University Colleges

• University Greek Life President over 25+ organizations

• University National Pan-Hellenic Council Community Services Director

• University Graduate Advisor at Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

• University Mascot

• Assistant Scoutmaster

• Gospel Radio Personality at Blackberry Radio


***Married to the former Jamilah Sharp of Atlanta, GA, and father of Levi, and twins Madison and Elijah***

Military Service

• U.S. Army (Retired) Service Disabled Veteran

• Chief of Staff to the Chief People Officer and Deputy Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command (Airborne) during the integration of women into combat roles

• Chief of Staff to the Chief of Intelligence & Operations and a Managing Director for USA NATO during the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act of 2010, European base closures, and realignment of NATO forces

• Director of People for an Infantry Task Force overseeing Anbar Province, the largest in Iraq

• Top Tier US Postal Managing Director supporting Southern Iraq

• ROTC Recruiter for the University of Texas at Arlington

• Managing Director of a Drill Sergeant Training Company over the Mid-Cities

• Drill Sergeant at Fort Sill, Oklahoma

• Department of the Army Promotion System & Customer Service Senior Manager for the 25th Infantry Division & Johnston Island

Education

• 2019, Veterans in Politics & Civic Engagement Certificate at Syracuse University

• 2018,  Doctorates in Business Administration at Northcentral University

• 2018, Small Business Operations Specialization, University of Pennsylvania 

• 2017, Veterans Entrepreneurial Jumpstart Program at Saint Joseph University

• 2017, Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Disabled Veterans at Texas A&M Commerce

• 2017, Lean Six Sigma – Green Belt at Msys Training

• 2017, Project Management at Syracuse University

• 2016, National Defense University’s Joint Special Operations Masters of Arts in Strategic Studies selectee

• 2008, Masters in Business Administration at Northcentral University

• 2006, Masters in Human Relations & Business at Amberton University

• 2005, Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies at University of Texas at Arlington

• 2004, Associates in General Studies at Tarrant County College - East Campus

Recognition & Awards

• 2020, Changing The Story Distinguished Community Leader Award

• 2019, Austin Under 40 Finalist for Youth & Education

• 2019, Austin Under 40 Finalist for Civics, Government & Public Affairs

• 2019, Achievements in Black Austin Honoree

• 2019, Northcentral University Alumni of the Year (nominee)

• 2019, University of Texas at Arlington ROTC Hall of Honor (nominee)

• 2018, Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business

• 2018, Northcentral University Dissertation of the Year (nominee)

• 2016, Golden International Honour Society

• 2016, International Scholar Laureate Program for Business & Entrepreneurship Program

• 2013, President of the Year

• 2012, District Staff Member of the Year (2x)

• 2004, Community Service Award

• 27 Performance & Proficiency Awards 

• 25 Invitational Only Memberships

• 5 Foreign Relations Awards

• 3 Teamwork Awards

• 3 Cultural Diversity Awards

• 2 Adversity & Courage Awards

• 2 Personification Awards

• 3 Honorary Membership Invitations

Certifications

• 2016, Action Officer Development

• 2015, Human Resources Operations Course

• 2014, Human Resources Management

• 2014, Information Assurance

• 2010, Administrative Specialist

• 2010, Logistics, Supervision & Human Resources Management Leadership

• 2010, Safety Officer Course

• 2010, Executive Leaders Course

• 2009, Contracting Officer Representative

• 2009, Human Resources Advanced Course

• 2008, Contracting Officer Representative with a Mission Focus

• 2007, Self-Defense

• 2006, Human Resources Basic Course

• 2005, Management & Training

• 2005, Field Experience in Management

• 2005, Basic Leader Course

• 2004, Training & Development School

• 2004, Company Trainer’s Course

• 2004, Word Processing & Computer Applications

• 2004, Communications Systems Operations

• 2004, Human Resources Specialist

• 2004, Technical Report Writing

• 2003, Management Practicum & Oral Communication

• 2003, Defense Basic Preservation & Packing

• 2003, Unit Supply Specialist

• 2003, Marketing Systems

• 2002, Hazardous Material Procedures

• 2002, Defense Hazmat Handling

• 2002, Protecting Secret & Confidential Documents

• 2002, Manager Development

• 2002, Primary Leadership Development Course

• 2002, Business Communications

• 2002, Office Administration, Procedures & Record Keeping

• 2002, Military Science Principles of Supervision

• 2002, Total Army Training System (TATS) Primary Leadership Development

• 2001, Supervisor Development

• 2001, Manager Development

• 2001, Support Operations

• 2000, Sanitation Services

• 2000, Communications

• 1999, Human Resources Management Records & Information Management

• 1999, Records & Information Management

• 1999, Personnel Services Specialist

• 1999, Medical Training Course

Affiliations

• Society of Human Resource Management

• Dallas Human Resource Management Association

• American College of Healthcare Executives

• National Association of Health Services Executives