Bobby Cruz has five years of experience in stakeholder engagement and process improvement initiatives. He has supported organizations in the private and public sectors, including the Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Bobby was a Business Analyst at Enterprise Resource Performance, Inc. (ERPi) supporting the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at NIH. During this time, he worked with the Community of Practice Team and aided with schedule management. He was also involved with the Business Transformation Group at NIH and implemented process improvement techniques within NHLBI.
Bobby worked alongside the Quality Assurance Team at Quest Diagnostics and participated in projects that utilized Six Sigma methodologies. He successfully led projects and implemented new strategies in the Virology Department.
As a part of Powell Strategies, Bobby is a Project Management Analyst for the U.S. Census Bureau. He currently supports the PMO group under the 2020 Census Integrated Communications Contract.
Bobby earned his B.S. in Chemistry at George Mason University. He was affiliated with several cultural organizations and was also a member of the GMU Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi, Professional Business Fraternity. He is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree at his alma mater. In his free time, Bobby enjoys playing sports and learning new cooking recipes.
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