NDPA Board Member
Bruce Wigo was named President and CEO of ISHOF on Friday the 13th of May, 2005. He is lawyer who has had success in turning around financially troubled non-profit businesses. In 1991, he took over as the Executive Director of USA Water Polo and helped bail out the nearly bankrupt sport’s federation. In his thirteen years as ED, he increased membership from less than 8,000 to more than 30,000, more than tripled the annual budget to over $3.5 million and raised over $1.5 million for the establishment of a water polo national training center in Los Alamitos, CA. He has been recognized by Aquatics International Magazine as a leader in aquatics and in 2012 he received the NDPA’s Lighthouse award for his role in the development of the “SaferSwimmer”, an open water swimming safety device. He is currently orchestrating a relocation of the International Swimming Hall of Fame from Fort Lauderdale to a new home.