Alex Cruz (ABR, GRI, CNE, AHWD), is a multi-million-dollar producing REALTOR® for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty in Ohio. A South Florida native, he successfully dedicated over a decade to retail management and business operations before relocating to Cleveland, Ohio, where he has brought his extensive sales and customer-centered experience to the world of real estate. Alex is an active member of various organizations. Prior to his current role as Director of Education and Member Services for the LGBTQ + Real Estate Alliance, he also served as their inaugural National Vice President. Alex is the Co-Chair of the newly formed Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices FoREver Pride Network. Additionally, he serves both as a Director for Ohio REALTORS® and as a member of their Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Plexus, the LGBTQ & Allied Business Chamber of Commerce for Northeast Ohio. Alex developed a continuing education (CE) approved course in the state of Ohio, designed to educate and assist real estate professionals in establishing effective working relationships with LGBTQ+ consumers. Currently, Alex is teaching an updated version of this course to numerous local and state associations and conferences both in person and virtually on behalf of the LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance.