At the heart of any vision lies an interdisciplinary team dedicated to making this vision real. Staying true to our vision of serving the needs of the American Veteran community, who have sacrificed so much in the name of protecting this country.

Cristina Dela Cruz

Chief Executive Officer - (Founder)

Cristina Dela Cruz is a Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of American Veterans Care and has as worked a teacher for students with Special Needs. Throughout her career, she has fostered and cared for students with behavioral, medical, and intellectual challenges. She has assisted and supported numerous elderly community members stricken by illness in her immediate neighborhood as well as her family members like her maternal grandmother. Mariano Demayo, Cristina’s father was a Navy Chief Petty Officer E4 during World War II. He was a culinary specialist providing nutritious and timely meals for his fellow shipmates. From his example, Cristina learned how to care for and support others in various forms.

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