Maria Quintana

Board of Visitors

Board of Visitors
Maria Quintana

Education

Ms. Quintana earned her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University Kelley School of Business and holds an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Biography

Ms. Quintana’s passion to invest in her community led her to found Q2u Strategic Advisory Group. Q2u is unique in its approach drawing on a MBE/WBE team of seasoned executives collaborating and leveraging their talents to focus on where the need is the greatest. Q2u offers direct and sustained engagement for organizations, starting with effective decision making. Q2u creates the building blocks for better outcomes.

Ms. Quintana has over 37 years of business experience. A trusted advisor to the highest levels of business, government, not-for-profit and healthcare, she is a former Senior Policy Advisor with Bose Public Affairs Group. Ms. Quintana has extensive commercial and public finance experience as Executive Vice President and Managing Director with JPMorgan Chase including many of the State of Indiana's most significant financial transactions.

Honors & Awards

Recognized on several occasions for both her professional and community service. In 2015, she received one of the State of Indiana's highest honors, the Sagamore of the Wabash. Also in 2015, she was a Girls Inc. Touchstone Honoree and that same year received the Lifetime Pass the Torch Achievement Award. In 2014, she received the NFL’s Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award.

Quintana was an inductee into the Indianapolis Public Schools Alumni Hall of Fame in 2012 and received the Lis Dailey Award by UnitedWay of Central Indiana for outstanding board service. She was recognized in 2011 with the Center for Leadership Development Minority Business & Professional Achievers Award for Achievement in Financial Services. The Indianapolis Business Journal recognized her as one of Indianapolis’ “Women of Influence” in 2010.

Other Activities

Active in the community, Quintana dedicates her time to advising and assisting numerous organizations. She currently serves as an advisory member of the Local Initiatives Support Corp. She is a board member of the Ivy Tech Foundation, Purdue Polytechnic High School, and member of the marketing committee for Christel House International. She is also a Director for Citizens EnergyGroup.