Izzy has been working at CoRo as Director of Operations for over a year, and working at CoRo since 2016. As the Director of Operations, he ensures Member Roasters have the support, training, and tools they need to make their roasting operations successful. Izzy has been roasting coffee for 10 years, getting started at Highwire Coffee Roasters in 2008 as a barista and apprentice roaster. His roots in the Bay Area coffee scene run deep, having worked as Head Roaster for Highwire Coffee Roasters, Roast Co., and Bellwether Coffee. In addition to his work at CoRo, Izzy roasts for many local Bay Area coffee brands, is founder of Matchbook Coffee project, and enjoys playing instruments, seeing local shows, and hanging out at record stores.