Citizens Energy Group has added Maria Quintana to its nine-member board of directors. She replaces Anita Harden, who served on the board for 10 years. Quintana is president and founder of Q2u Strategic Advisory Group. Prior to founding Q2u, she served as a senior policy advisor with Bose Public Affairs Group and also served as an executive branch lobbyist at the federal, state and local levels. Quintana also previously served as executive vice president-managing director at JPMorgan Chase.
She has more than 35 years of success in the financial-service, healthcare, hospital-financing, government and government-contracted industries. Quintana earned a bachelor’s degree from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and holds an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.
She currently serves as an advisory member of the Local Initiatives Support Corp. and as co-chair of Great Places 2020. Quintana is an executive committee member of the Ivy Tech Foundation and chairs its committee on directors. She also chairs La Plaza’s investment committee, is involved with Purdue Polytechnic High School and is a member of the marketing committee for Christel House International.