Personal Bio (Optional)
Bernard Cruz, P.E., is an alumni of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, where he attended college on an Air Force ROTC Scholarship. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering in 2000 and worked as a Structural Engineer on a number of Power, Petrochemical and Heavy Industrial projects at the Fluor Corporation. He is currently the Manager of Engineered Solutions for Hilti North America where he has spent the last 17 years of his career. At Hilti, Bernard has been a Field Engineer, Project Manager for the Civil/Energy Business, Division Technical Services Manager and spent several years at Hilti's North American HQ as the Product Manager of Chemical and Heavy Duty Anchors. At SEAOSC he is a member of the Seismology Committee and Education Committee, where he previously served as Chair. Bernard is an active Emergency Responder and currently serves as a Structural Engineering Specialist with FEMA Urban Search & Rescue, California Task Force 6.