Cruz Management Company
Justin Cruz started working for the family company in 1987, while still in school, cleaning buildings, installing appliances and performing landscaping at Cruz-managed apartments. He has since risen up through numerous roles to become director of Cruz Management Company. Justin began his work at the John B. Cruz Construction Company in 1994, where he served as assistant project manager, helping with the preparation of construction budgets, purchasing, contracts and scheduling. In this role, Justin monitored and oversaw project budget costs from start to occupancy, while also serving as company safety program officer. To ensure the company’s commitment to hiring minority workers and contractors, Justin served as Cruz Construction’s equal employment officer. In this position, he worked to verify site employment of EEO workers and complete utilization reports for the Boston Housing Authority and the Economic Development and Industrial Corporation. Justin is a graduate of Northeastern University’s College of Business Administration where he focused on entrepreneurship and small business management.