Francis DelaCruz

Lead Analyst, Operational Excellence

Francis DelaCruz is a seasoned business professional with nearly a decade of experience supporting clients across financial services and technology, media, and telecommunications industries in their transformation and growth journeys. Specifically, Francis has experience in strategic planning, process improvement, regulatory remediation, peer benchmarking, and business valuation. His contributions at Venable are enhanced by these competencies and his prior experience working cross-functionally with senior stakeholders and interfacing with auditors and external regulators.

Prior to Venable, Francis drove strategic initiative planning and execution at fintech startup Stavvy and large Japanese multinational bank Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG). Before his roles shaping strategy and business operations internally, Francis advised leading organizations as a management consultant with Big Four accounting firms Deloitte and Ernst & Young (EY), specializing in strategy and profit improvement, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transaction advisory, and process improvement.



  • M.B.A. Columbia Business School 2024
  • B.S. Finance and Supply Chain Management cum laude Rutgers Business School 2013


Personal Activities

  • Mentor to undergraduate students at Rutgers University
  • Mentor to New York City high school students via iMentor