Team member: Wally Fairchild

Wally Fairchild

Senior Director of Testing Operations

Wally Fairchild is currently the senior director of testing operations for the Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit.

Fairchild oversees the execution of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority’s Anti-Doping and Medication Control Program regarding the scheduling of TCO2, Post-Race, Vets’ List, and targeted Out-of-Competition testing. He serves as the primary liaison and maintains working relationships with state racing commissions, racetracks, test barns, laboratories, and independent contractors.

Before joining HIWU, Fairchild was a claims supervisor for Texas Mutual Insurance, where he led a large team that focused on compliance with regulatory requirements, process improvement, customer service, and career development of staff. He was a recipient of the 2020 Texas Mutual Leadership Award.

Fairchild received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia.