Armin Cruz is the Director of Operational Excellence at Realpage, Inc. Mr. Cruz is the first director in this role, and was recruited from a fortune 25 company to bring lean continuous improvement to RealPage.
Prior to joining RealPage, Mr. Cruz spent 10 years with Bank of America, a big 4 bank and fortune 25 company. Mr. Cruz served in various leadership roles in the mortgage sales, consumer banking, and process improvement divisions. Mr. Cruz’s role prior to being recruited by RealPage was Vice President, Process Design. In this role Mr. Cruz was one of only 7 Executive Process Owners at the firm and was responsible for a horizontal market segment.
Some of Mr. Cruz’s accomplishments and successes include generating over $40 million in cost avoidance, and cost savings in a two-year period. Also, Mr. Cruz is responsible for transforming a production line quality score from 9% to over 98% in less than 120 days.
Additionally, Mr. Cruz served as a mentor to both employee network groups as well as local community affinity volunteer groups.
Mr. Cruz earned his BA from the University of Texas at Dallas, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Phoenix. In addition to this, Mr. Cruz also earned a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt.
Mr. Cruz lives in Little Elm, Texas with his wife, Diane and son, Jackson. Additionally, Mr. Cruz and Diane have three dogs.