GETTING TO KNOW THE BUDGET DIRECTOR
Wallace “Wally” Hardgrove, with over 25 years’ experience in Government Budget and Finance, is the Budget Executive Director for the County of El Paso since March of 2015. Prior to this capacity, Wally gained his vast budget experience by working in various positions within the County, beginning as an Internal Auditor in 1989 and most recently serving as First Assistant County Auditor from 2013-2015.
He is a long time El Pasoan and proud alumni of the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP), with a Bachelors of Business Administration degree in Accounting which he earned in 1988. Since taking over the Budget & Fiscal Policy office, his commitment to continuing the County’s desire to establish sound fiscal policies, implementing a process of performance measures and maintaining a balanced budget has proven to be successful and effective. He takes great personal and professional pride in working for the County and is fully engaged in meeting the needs of the Elected Officials, Departments and the Community he serves.
Wally resides in El Paso with his wife, Nohemi Hardgrove, their son, Joshua and daughter, Nichole. He is an avid hunter, passionate chef, world traveler who enjoys hiking, photography and most of all – spending time with his family.