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Heidi Cruz

Heidi Cruz

Managing Director , Goldman Sachs & Co.

Heidi is a managing director in the Investment Management Division. Previously, she served as region head of Houston from 2011 to 2015. Heidi joined Goldman Sachs in 2005 and was named managing director in 2012. Prior to joining the firm, Heidi was an investment banker with J.P. Morgan, and subsequently Merrill Lynch, focusing on Latin American mergers and acquisitions, structured finance and energy in New York and Houston.

Heidi’s public sector experience includes serving in the George W. Bush administration as the economic director for the Western Hemisphere at the National Security Council under Condoleezza Rice. She also served as a director at the US Treasury Department and as special assistant to Robert B. Zoellick, then US Trade Representative. Heidi is a member of the Texas Business Leadership Council and serves on the board of the Greater Houston Partnership and the Advancement Board of the Yes Prep Public Schools of Houston. She has published on exchange rates, international trade, and with the Harvard Business School Press. Heidi received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Masters in European Business from Universite Libre de Bruxelles in Brussels, Belgium. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Claremont McKenna College with a BA in Economics and International Relations.

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