From Non-Deans List to Boeing Exec — Anthony Pirozzi

LA Harbor Commissioner Anthony Pirozzi tells the story of how he went from a mediocre high school student to top level executive at Boeing. The journey included stints at community college, working in his dad’s TV shop, and bagging groceries at Vons.

Grandpa Costa’s Backyard — Anthony Pirozzi

Anthony Pirozzi shares from his childhood about his immigrant maternal grandfather from Ischia who came to San Pedro for a better life and was a part of the venerable fishing community.

The Peck Park Giants — Anthony Pirozzi

LA Harbor Commissioner talks about his dad immigrating from Italy on the Andrea Doria and the many ways he promoted Italian heritage in Los Angeles after he arrived, including starting a soccer club, co-hosting an Italian radio show, and promoting concerts that featured entertainers from Italy.