As the Regional Director of Development for Alaska, the Northwest, and the Northern Rockies regions, Wally connects National Parks Conservation Association's most generous supporters in these regions with our advocacy and activities to protect our national parks.

Wally has worked in conservation and education for over 25 years. As a lifelong explorer, Wally began his career as a field instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School. After nine years of working and teaching in some of the most wild places in the United States he spent six years working as a portfolio manager for Schroder, Wertheim / Smith Barney. He has led fundraising campaigns for The Nature Conservancy, Berkshire School, and The Northwest School. He has an undergraduate degree in Environmental Design from Colorado College.

In his free time Wally spends time skiing, backpacking, camping, fly fishing, and traveling with his partner and his three daughters.