Ana Maria Quintero Lowry – President and CEO
Ana Maria Quintero is a leading expert in cross-cultural coaching and training with more than 33 years of experience in the consulting industry. She knows how to sell and deal with clients and co-workers from different cultures which has yielded the highest closing ratio and return on investment for her clients and A&P International, Inc. This Colombian native, has traveled around the world, and proven her ability by coaching and training some of the most recognized corporations and entrepreneurs. Her clients include Wyndham Vacations Ownership, UCF. Florida Hospital Medical Group, The Bernd Group, Universal Studios, Comtech Systems, Inc., the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando, and the Central North Florida Minority Supplier Development Council (CNFMSDC), as well as many others. She received her Juris Doctorate and Master Degree in International Trade in Colombia in 1982 and achieved the following distinctions: “Women who Mean Business – A Woman to Watch” by the Orlando Business Journal- 2014, Finalist as Professional Hispanic of the Year by the Don Quijote Award – 2012, and positioned the company as Supplier of the Year – 2009 by the CNFMSDC and the Business of the Year -2010 by the Beacon Awards. Her contribution to the community as member of the boards for Christian Help, Central Florida Jobs Initiative and Central Florida Employment Council was recognized by United Way on their Awards ceremony as an Outstanding Professional Volunteer – 2015. Ana Maria is author of many articles and books chapters recognized worldwide. Her latest book, “Cross-Cultural, A New Thirst for Diversity Engagement” was released at the International Women Conference in Louisville, KY on August 2015.