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Ruben Cruz

Ruben Cruz

Ruben Cruz, Esq., Director of Contracts and Procurement, has dedicated over 20 years to public service – from serving on active duty in the U.S. Air Force, to working across the Department of Defense (DoD) and federal agencies. Notably, through his role at U.S. Army Futures Command, Ruben helped stand up the Army’s first AI Center, leading finance and business operations. With a dedication to warfighters and their missions, he provides MetroStar with leadership in contracts and legal affairs, while supporting operations, compliance, risk management, and more as the company continues to grow with our Federal and commercial customers.

our leaders

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Ali Reza Manouchehri

CEO & Co-Founder

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Robert J. Santos

President & Co-Founder

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Debbie Peterson

SVP, People & Culture

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Vy Truong

Chief Innovation Officer

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Mo Hessabi

Chief Operating Officer

Pete Nelson

Chief Growth Officer

Jorge Vasquez

Chief Information Officer

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Kyle Andrews

SVP, Finance

Jack Gumtow

VP, Strategy & Solutions

growth + delivery team

board of directors

Mac Curtis

Board Director

Essye Miller

Board Director

Phil Nolan

Board Director

advisory board

Karen Wheeler

Advisory Board Member

Thomas Harker

Advisory Board Member

Ryan Lewis

Advisory Board Member

Gary White

Advisory Board Member

Great leaders have a great team behind them. Our people are the heart of MetroStar.

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