Kristina Cruz possesses over 19 years of experience as a Housing and Disaster Recovery grant and project management professional. Kristina provides project leadership and is responsible for key project management and grant management activities related to emergency management, disaster recovery and CDBG funded programs. She is responsible for planning, designing and implementing both small and large, complex projects for private and public-sector clients. She provides leadership and technical knowledge in the areas of HUD CDBG-DR grant management and implementation, monitoring and compliance, training, case management, operational efficiency and financial management. She also has experience with assessment and preparing responses to HUD and OIG audits and documenting compliance policies and procedures.
Outside of the office, Kristina enjoys spending time with family and friends, being consistently loved by her fur babies (Barry and Bella), spoiling her grandchildren, and traveling with her beloved husband.