Chief Security Officer
Ignacio retired after serving nearly 26 years with the U.S. Secret Service. During his career, Ignacio held various senior-level protective positions, including serving on the Presidential Protective Division (PPD) where he helped develop, implement, and manage all physical security plans and risk mitigation strategies for protection of multiple U.S. Presidents and First Families. Ignacio has extensive global experience in the analysis, assessment, and mitigation of security threats, as well as expertise conducting research and training in the prevention of targeted violence in schools and in the workplace. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration from San Diego State University and was certified as a federal polygraph examiner by the U.S Department of Defense Polygraph Institute (DoDPI).