Ira is the current Vice President of the World Affairs Council of Las Vegas. Ira is currently serving as the Director of the Global Security Operations Center for MGM Resorts International (MGMRI). This includes oversight for the 24/7 MGMRI operations center, the Emergency Management Program, Strategic Intelligence Program, and Security Systems Program.

Previously, Ira served as an Army Intelligence Officer and later as an Intelligence Analyst with the Defense Intelligence Agency. Ira served as a liaison for foreign military officers was a board member in North Carolina for the International Council.

Ira is also currently serving as a Mentor for the Clark County School District, Workforce Development Volunteer for US Vets, Ambassador for Vegas Young Professionals, and working as a Certified Life Coach.

Ira loves traveling the world, learning about new cultures and customs, and hiking all over the globe.