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A Bit Of History
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Cruz Construction is a family owned business that was started in 1948 by Joe’s grandfather, Belmiro Cruz.  He was an honest, hard working businessman who built a reputation for service and quality work.  Joe was taught by his grandfather and had this work ethic instilled in him at a very young age.  He continued on to receive a Bachelors Degree in Building Construction from Wentworth Institute of Technology and expanded his construction skills while serving as a SeaBee in the U.S. Navy.  Today, he continues to carry on the CRUZ tradition of quality, service, reputation, and experience!

Meet The Staff

  • Joe & Dawn Cruz
      Joe & Dawn CruzOwners

      Our family-owned and operated business has been providing our customers with the unparalleled service they deserve at the up-front prices they can afford. As the premier name in construction in the Rhode Island area, we have built our sterling reputation for superior results on honesty, hard work, and the same time-honored tradition. We listen to and work with our customers to turn their property improvement dreams into a stunningly beautiful reality.

    • Nicole Latendresse
        Nicole LatendresseOffice Manager

        Nicole has been with Cruz since 2012 and her experience as a property manager has been an asset to the Cruz team. Nicole is often the first person people talk to, so her energy and enthusiasm are appreciated by employees and customers daily. After meeting her, it would be no surprise to know that her passion is coaching children in competitive cheerleading.

      • Keith Gaumond
          Keith GaumondEstimator

          Keith started with Cruz as a laborer, but his desire and drive to learn the business poised him as the next estimator. He learned the “Cruz” way quickly and his professionalism and communication with the customer has allowed him to set and meet his goals quickly. In his spare time, he enjoys the great outdoors. Don’t be surprised if the conversations quickly turns to a fish tale.

        • Eko
            EkoCompany Mascot

            With a little wag and her easy-going smile, there are no “bad days” at Cruz Construction. Her calm demeanor, unconditional love, and constant kisses remove stress from the busy day-to-day!

            Eko even has her own page here.

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