Carlos R. Quintanilla, MBA ’80
Mr. Quintanilla is the president and owner of Quintanilla, Hache y Asociados (QHYA), family office 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 has been a member of the board of directors of several prominent Mexican financial groups, including Grupo Financiero Value, Banpais (Northern México Chapter) and 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 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor College of Engineering.
Mr. Quintanilla has been actively promoting a stronger relationship between Johnson and its alumni in Monterrey, Mexico. Mr. Quintanilla and his wife established the Carlos and Clara Quintanilla Fellowship at Johnson, an international scholarship. In 2011, he received the 2011 recipient of the Johnson Distinguished Latino Alumni Award.
Mr. Quintanilla received a BS in chemical engineering from Monterrey Tec. (1976) and an MBA (with a concentration in finance) from Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management (1980).