Welcome to my official website.

Putting people first, holding oneself accountable, and solving problems are my core values. I believe in servant leadership, which was instilled by my family, and refined further throughout my military service.

While advocating for people, I personally experienced how communities like mine are forever fighting with one hand tied behind their back.

That’s why I’m dedicated to improving the quality of life of others; which means working hard on critical needs like access to affordable health care, well-paying jobs, good education, infrastructure enhancements, and economic growth.

Hon. Larry Wallace Jr., Ph.D. (Former Mayor and Congressional Candidate)

Larry Wallace Jr.’s Background

Dr. Larry Wallace Jr., is a U.S. Army combat retiree elected as the first African-American Mayor of Manor, Texas, a fast-growing suburb considered the most diverse city within Travis County. Larry is known for his advocacy and hands-on involvement towards enhancing the health and wellness of not just his community, but those surrounding him as well.

Given his background, experiences, and demonstrated accomplishments for the people, Larry has served his community, surrounding counties, and State of Texas in the following ways:
  • Ambassador to the Travis County Healthcare Division (Central Health)
  • Advisory Member for the Eastern Crescent Health Now Committee (3 counties)
  • Former Vice Chair at C2 Change (Youth Mental Health Services)
  • Former Strategic Planning Committee Chair at C2 Change (Youth Mental Health Services)
  • Board Chair for the African American Men’s Health Clinic
  • Veterans Services Advisory Committee Vice Chair for the Texas Veterans Commission (State of Texas)
  • Homeless Subcommittee Member for the Texas Veterans Commission (State of Texas)
  • Justice Involved Subcommittee Member for the Texas Veterans Commission (State of Texas)
  • Chair for the Austin Area Community Veterans Engagement Board (CVEB) (3 counties)
  • Former Chair of the State of Texas Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone (MSEEZ)
  • Former Education Chair for the San Antonio MSEEZ
  • Former Employment and Training Advisory Member for the Texas Veterans Commission (State of Texas)
  • Military Diversity and Inclusion Lead at Northcentral University
  • School of Business Professional Advisory Committee Member at Northcentral University
  • Former Board Member at Manor Schoolhouse Foundation
  • Adjunct Professor for Huston-Tillotson University
  • Former Director of Veterans Support and Leadership Programs at the University of Texas System Administration
  • Former Senior Transition Advisor to the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy
  • Former Assistant Professor of Management at Huston-Tillotson University
  • Former Manor Independent School District Citizen’s Bond Advisory Committee Member
  • Former Assistant Scoutmaster at Boy Scouts of America
  • Black Community Engagement Chair and Board Member for the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Capitol Area Council (15 counties)
  • Travis County Volunteer Deputy Registrar
  • Committee Member at Austin Travis County Complete Count
  • Subcommittee Member at Census 2020 Government
  • Steering Committee Member for the 2020 National Forum for Black Public Administrators Conference
  • Former Region-10 President of Texas Municipal League (16 counties)
  • Former Planning and Zoning Commissioner at City of Manor
  • Former Board Director for the Stonewater Homeowners Association (921 homes)
  • Former Mayor at City of Manor (16,700-plus residents)
  • Former Board Member at Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CAPCOG) (10 counties)
  • Former Regional Transportation Coordination Committee (RTCC) Member at the Capitol Area
    Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) (6 counties)


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