Michael “Mike” Cruz is a proud Arizona native and resident of Casa Grande. He holds a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Arizona State University and has his MBA.
Mike is the Manager of State Public Policy for Lucid Motors where he oversees policy and government relations for the Western United States. Prior to Lucid, Mike served as the County Administrator to Pinal County District 3. During his time there, he was instrumental in shaping favorable policy and economic development for the county. Moreover, he drastically improved their community relations efforts, and spearheaded key Public/Private Partnerships that provided residents with access to enhanced services not previously provided.
As a firm believer in quality education and community service, Mike has dedicated his life to these causes. Currently, he is an elected board member of the Casa Grande Elementary School District Governing Board, President of the Board of Directors for the United Way of Pinal County and is an active board member with the Salvation Army Casa Grande Corp.
Mike currently resides in Casa Grande, AZ with his wife Felicia. When he is not working or volunteering, you will find him traveling, golfing, and staying current with financial news and politics.