Covid-19 Update

 

Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 and until further notice, Econsult Solutions is having staff members work from home. This form of “social distancing” has been implemented with the safety of our staff and the community at large in mind. We have instituted all necessary remote-working features and remain open for business, hard at work on current engagements and eager to hear how we can support your needs. 

These are extraordinary times. The global pandemic has reached every aspect of every life in every corner of the world. More than ever, ESI stands ready to apply economics, strategy, and insight to help you move forward. Be on the lookout for additional content on our blog, Present Value. Together we will emerge stronger and wiser. 

Background & Experience

Henry H. Cruz,  is a Senior Advisor of Econsult Solutions, Inc. Mr. Cruz has been appointed to the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board for the federal government and is co-founder and principal of the CrossBrook Organization LLC. Mr. Cruz has over two decades of international consulting experience in over 25 countries and is an experienced bilingual consultant (English and Spanish). As a senior researcher, he is able to lead multicultural professionals who inspire confidence and promote vision, creativity and collaboration in consulting projects. At CrossBrook, he focuses on providing consulting services, economic analysis, and forecasting for national executive branches of government and private institutions in areas of education, healthcare, project evaluation, policy development, econometric forecasting, travel and tourism, and national initiatives.

Previously, Mr. Cruz was Senior Vice President at Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates (WEFA). In this role, he was in charge of expanding business to the region and created and implemented a business strategy that included negotiating with and hiring representatives, economists, business partners and other professionals. Mr. Cruz was also in charge of the region’s budget and marketing strategy for each Latin American and Caribbean country. He was appointed by WEFA (minority stock holder) to the Board of the Mexican company, assigned to promote its acquisition. Mr. Cruz created a Tourism Research Consulting Practice at WEFA and became its first director. In addition, Mr. Cruz offered advice on research-related matters and potential research projects during monthly meetings held at the university’s Toronto Campus.

Mr. Cruz is also an experienced educator. He taught Statistics (undergraduate and graduate level courses), Principles of Economics, Economic Development, U.S. Economic History, and MBA Macroeconomic Analysis and Forecasting in La Salle University, Philadelphia, and also taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in Spanish (Venezuela, Dominican Republic, Mexico), and in English (United States, Vietnam, Tanzania).

Mr. Cruz received a Bachelors in Economics and Masters in Economics.

Areas of Expertise