In his role, Cruz will leverage his 25 years of experience to lead large, ground-up projects and develop teams of experts to increase Shawmut’s market share of projects with substantial scope and complexity. Expansion in the region, particularly Miami, Broward, and West Palm Beach, is a key driver in Shawmut’s 10-year strategic growth plan.
“Julio’s roots in South Florida construction coupled with his commitment to exceptional client service made him the ideal addition to our team,” said Alexis Leal, Head of Florida, Shawmut. “His technical expertise in projects ranging from ground-up high-rises to complex renovations helps round out our talent bench as we look to the future.”
Prior to joining Shawmut, Cruz served as a Project Executive for several large construction management firms in South Florida, building complex projects ranging in size, scope, and value — including millions of square feet in education, high-rise condominiums, multi-family, and hospitality. Cruz is a Florida-certified general contractor, LEED AP, ASHE certified, and holds a bachelor’s degree in architectural design and master’s degree in building construction from the University of Florida.