Elia Quintana MBA ’11 is the Director of International Corporate Operations at the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility where she manages and strengthens key relationships with Fortune 500 corporate partners to advance HACR’s mission.
Prior to joining HACR, Elia worked at LULAC National Educational Service Centers where she worked closely with corporations, federal agencies and community partners in providing educational programs to young Latino students in underserved communities.
Elia has over 10 years of experience in sales and marketing with companies like Time Warner Cable, Avon Products, Beazer Homesand various national television networks. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the UC Santa Barbara in Political Science and Latin American History and an MBA from UC Riverside, School of Business. She studied abroad in Costa Rica, Spain, Italy, Mexico and China where she developed a greater aptitude of international corporate operations for Fortune 500 companies.
Elia currently serves on the board of Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE) where she engages critical stakeholders to support the inclusion of a Latino talent pipeline. When Elia is not promoting the inclusion of Latinos she volunteers her time promoting literacy to adults and mentoring young Latinas/os.