Cesar Cruz Jr.
Director of Research
Dr. Cesar Cruz Jr. joined Advance Trading, Inc. in January of 2022. He has spent the past 15 years working in the university setting as an Economics Professor, Research Scholar and University Consultant. As a University Consultant, he worked closely with agricultural producers. During his tenure as a professor, he taught undergraduate and graduate courses in fundamental subjects associated with Risk Management at the Federal University of Sao Carlos and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dr. Cruz earned a PhD in Applied Economics from the University of Sao Paulo, a Master of Science in Applied Economics and Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Federal University of Vicosa.
Dr. Cruz currently resides in Northern Illinois with his wife and young daughter.