Mr. Quintanilla is the president and owner of Quintanilla, Hache y Asociados (QHYA), a family business that focuses on investments in the Mexican financial services industry and on developments of industrial parks in the United States.
Mr. Quintanilla is a leader in the financial services industry community in Monterrey, Mexico. He is a founder and active participant in several financial services companies, including securities brokerage houses, asset management companies and banks. He was founding partner of Grupo Financiero Value and Banregio Grupo Financiero that trade on the Mexican Stock Exchange, he has been member of the board of directors of several prominent Mexican financial groups, including Banamex-Citibank (Northern Mexico Chapter) and a member of the Advisory Council of Grupo Financiero Banorte. Mr. Quintanilla has also been very active in the development of industrial real estate in South Texas, in his capacity as a managing partner of one of the largest and most successful industrial real estate development companies in its area of operation.
Mr. Quintanilla has also been a civic leader in various communities, having served on the boards of trustees or advisory councils of various civic, educational and charitable institutions throughout the world, including the Children’s Museum of Monterrey, Mexico, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management (Cornell University). In 2011, he received the 2011 Johnson Distinguished Latino Alumni Award from Cornell University.
Mr. Quintanilla and Clara, his wife, established the Carlos R. Quintanilla Scholarship in 2009 for students in the Department of Industrial & Operations Engineering in honor of their son Carlos A. Quintanilla’s (BSE IOE ’09) graduation that year. In honor of son Andres Quintanilla’s (BSE IOE ’12) graduation in 2012, they endowed the Carlos and Clara Quintanilla Scholarship. In 2010, they provided funding for the University Library to acquire a Heritage Edition of the St. John’s Bible. In addition, they have provided support to the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.
Mr. Quintanilla received a BS in chemical engineering from Monterrey Tec. (1976) and an MBA from Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management (1980) at Cornell University.
President and Owner
Quintanilla, Hache y Asociados