Iggy graduated from Syracuse University with an A.B. in economics and earned an M.B.A from Cal State Dominguez Hills. After a career in purchasing and contract administration, he retired from the U.S. Air Force as a lieutenant colonel. Iggy then worked 12 years with an aerospace company, finishing in 2000 as a sector vice president of contracts and regional marketing for BAE SYSTEMS North America Aircraft Controls in Santa Monica.
Iggy’s wife Suzanne and he fell in love with Cambria in 1984 and became part-time residents four years later. In 2000, they moved to Cambria full time. He is a member of the Joslyn Recreation Center, has volunteered at their annual Strawberry Breakfast during Pinedorado and is treasurer of the Center’s consolidated Bridge Clubs. He is also a member of Neighbors Club and was a member of the North Coast Advisory Council for six years. He is a member and former Chair of the Cambria Round Table and has held various positions on the Cambria Community Healthcare District’s Board of Directors including President for two years. His volunteer efforts include a locally-funded initiative to achieve dental care for the community’s underserved youth aged six to seventeen. He is a member of the Cambria Lions Club and administers the Pediatric Dental Initiative Grant on the Club’s behalf.
Iggy enjoys traveling and has visited all 50 states and more than 70 countries. He also enjoys cooking. His late wife and he started the Neighbors Gourmet Cooking Club in 2007 which ran for seven years. He contributed to Greenspace a Cambria Land Trust’s Men of Cambria Cook book and marched in the 2017 Pinedorado parade promoting the cookbook. Iggy enjoys playing Bridge, Trivial Pursuit, reading fiction and non-fiction as well as walking. Problem solving is one of his favorite pastimes.