Colonel Vince Cruz USMC (Ret) leads Jericho teams delivering information architecture analysis, security engineering support, and consulting services to
the Department of Defense and other federal agencies. He manages Jericho Systems' supplier diversity portfolio and provides oversight and guidance to Jericho consultants, developers, and engineers working with
the U.S. Army, DISA, OSD/NII, DHS and the intelligence community.
During his 27-year career in the U.S. Marine Corps, Cruz served as Commanding Officer of the Marine Corps Embassy Security Group in support of the
Department of State's diplomatic security programs for 148 U.S. embassies and consulates around the world, and he developed information technology
requirements for the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM). Cruz holds an M.A. in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War
College and serves as a board member of the Population Research Institute.