Mr. Cruz provides construction-related expertise in a direct capacity where National assumes a lead role as developer or co-developer.
With more than 30 years of construction industry experience, Mr. Cruz is responsible for supervising construction-related issues from inception through completion on loans and investments. Prior to joining National, Mr. Cruz managed his own construction management consulting firm specializing in providing a full range of services for clients in the U.S., Mexico, and the Caribbean. Mr. Cruz began his career with The Turner Construction Company holding a number of increasingly senior key positions over a 22-year period culminating as Vice President & General Manager of the unit operating in South Florida and the Caribbean.
Mr. Cruz holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from New York University, a member of the ASCE, and holds Professional Engineering licenses in Virginia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.