Fallis began his career in the Office of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as a constituent affairs representative. He is a proud product of California public higher education, earning a Master of Public Administration degree from CSU Long Beach with dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and Political Science from CSU San Bernardino. Fallis additionally earned Accreditation in Public Relations from the Public Relations Society of America and has been a member of the PRSA Orange County Chapter since 2011.
Fallis previously worked for ten years in the California State University Office of the Chancellor. He served most recently as director of executive writing and speechwriter for CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White. He earlier served as media relations manager under former CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed and senior manager of operations for the Division of University Relations and Advancement.