Paul Cruz is a famous American businessman who is known as the former CEO of the United States' most famous ice cream company, Blue Bell Creameries, located in Brenham, Texas.

Paul Cruz was born on October 13, 1953 in Brenham, Texas, USA to Howard Cruse and Katherine Cruse.

Paul Cruz graduated from Texas A&M University in 1972 with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree.

Paul Cruz started his career in 1986 as the general manager of a distribution center for Blue Bell Creameries located in Houston.

Paul Cruz was appointed CEO of Blue Bell Creameries in 2004.

Blue Bell Creameries has been one of the best-selling ice cream brands in the United States since 2015.

In April 2015, Blue Bell suffered huge losses due to Listeria contamination due to a food safety lapse. At that time the leadership of the company was in the hands of Paul Cruz.

Paul Cruz announced his retirement from Blue Bell Creameries in 2017. He worked with the company for almost 30 years. During this time he had to face many challenges.

Paul Cruz's wife's name is De-Criz whom he married in the year 2000. He has four children.

Currently the total net worth of Paul Cruz is 10 million dollars.