José "JC" Cruz, Jr.

Executive Coach and Organizational Consultant in McAllen, Texas

JC Cruz is an organizational leadership consultant, strategic planner, staff trainer, and executive coach with 22 years of senior-level leadership experience in business and higher education administration.

JC specializes in managerial behavior modification, leadership development, on-boarding, team building, conflict resolution, mediation, and management-labor relations.

JC is a regularly featured columnist in the monthly business journal Valley Business Report where he writes about leadership and management best practice.

He earned a MBA and BBA from the College of Business Administration at the University of Texas - Pan American and is a doctoral candidate in the field of organizational leadership at Northcentral University's graduate school of education.

He is trained in mediation and arbitration ADR practices in accordance with Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code §154. He is also trained in Appreciative Inquiry Facilitation for strategic planning and change management, and certified as an Emotional Intelligence Trainer by the E.I. Training & Research Institute of Texas.

Prior to his work in executive coaching and conflict management, JC served 16 years as Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for South Texas College.

  • Work
    • Independent Consulting
  • Education
    • Northcentral University
    • University of Texas–Pan American