Martin Quintana

Martin Quintana

Martin Quintana
Community Leader

Martin Quintana is an accomplished nonprofit and business executive, and community development leader with an exceptional record of  success as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Economic Development Officer for Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. (CPLC).

His corporate for-profit experience includes finance and accounting leadership roles with Kraft Foods in Phoenix and Dallas Food Service Divisions. In his role as CPLC Chief Financial Officer, Martin led finance, administration, operations and legal/compliance for a 700+ employee organization servicing AZ, NV, and NM. During the last six years at CPLC, Martin participated in an innovative executive leadership rotational program, where he served as Chief Economic Development Officer leading the housing, commercial and multi-family real estate, and business enterprises divisions, and Chief Operating Officer overseeing the education and health & human services divisions.

Martin's service to the community is extensive, past and present. He is a member of President Michael Crow's Arizona State University(ASU) Community Council, sits on the Board of Directors of the ASU Sun Devil Club, and Xico Arts, and is a member of the ASU Lodestar Center Leadership Council.  He previously served on the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco's Affordable Housing Advisory Council, as a member of the Board of Directors for the ASU Alumni Association, Catholic Charities, and the ASU Hispanic Business Alumni organization.

Martin's accomplishments in his professional roles have earned him the Distinguished Achievement Award  by W.P. Carey School of Business, as well as induction into their Hall of Fame. He was also named a Piper Fellow by Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, which allowed him to take part in executive leadership development programs at Harvard and Stanford University, and the Center for Creative Leadership. Martin was born in San Luis, Sonora, Mexico, and has lived in Arizona for more than 40 years. He is the proud father of three sons – Vince, Alex, and Jacob.


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