Wally began his ministry career at First Church of God in Odessa, Texas in 1994. During his time at FCOG in Odessa, he served in multiple positions, including youth minister, associate pastor, and co-pastor. After leaving First Church of God, Wally served at Gracepoint Church in Odessa. In October 2014, Wally answered the call to plant a new work in Odessa, and on April 5, 2015, New Dawn Fellowship began meeting, with Wally as Lead Pastor.
Wally graduated from Permian High School of Friday Night Lights fame, and has taken college courses at Odessa College, the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, and Mid-America Bible College, now known as Mid-American Christian University.
Wally has partnered in ministry with his wife of 25 years, Tracie. Together, they have 5 children, and 8 grandchildren. Currently, Wally continues to serve as lead pastor of New Dawn Fellowship in Odessa. Having always been bi-vocational, he is also the general manager over the Equipment Rental Division of Alpha & Omega Contract Sales & Consulting in Odessa.