Audrey at Work:
Audrey Cruz is passionate about engaging stakeholders and helping people cultivate authentic and advantageous relationships. She works to ensure organizations, teams, and communities are equipped, prepared for, and able to move toward successful, sustainable futures. Audrey brings enthusiasm for life, strategic thinking, and growth-mindset to every engagement.
INDUSTRY PREFERENCES: At Tipton, Audrey’s focus is on clients in public education, governmental agencies, and benefit / B-corporations.
WORK HISTORY: Audrey has always felt driven to contribute to the wellbeing of others and society. For nearly fifteen years, she’s partnered with diverse organizations to develop strategic and tactical solutions to better serve employees, clients, and communities.Through experiences as a middle school teacher, managing programs ranging from dropout prevention to college success, and now consulting, Audrey’s found her calling in empowering others to reach excellence.
EDUCATION: Audrey received her MBA with specializations in business strategy and change management from the University of Colorado Denver and earned the recognition of Outstanding MBA Graduate for her graduating class. She graduated cum laude with a BA in English and minor in American studies from the George Washington University. Audrey is certified in ethical leadership through the National Association of State Boardsof Accountancy and is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma.