Ms. Quintanilla is a Program Director of Latino Family Institute (LFI), currently a division of the Institute for Black Parenting. LFI specializes in providing adoption and foster care services to the Latino community. She is the former director of Hispanic Family Institute, the first Latino adoption and foster care agency in California. Ms. Quintanilla obtained her MSW degree from UC Berkeley and studied Social Welfare in Mexico at Universidad de Guadalajara. She is a licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Certified Bereavement Counselor, MAPP and PRIDE Trainer. She has become a recognized leader in the field of Latino adoption and foster care issues and has conducted training on a state and national level. She also serves as a mental health consultant to Channel 34 (Univision), the largest Spanish-speaking network in Southern California.