Development & Marketing Manager
Ms. Janina Quintana comes to Miracles for Kids with a background in Marketing and Communications to head up the Development Office and assist in Marketing-related projects. New to the non-profit world, she is excited to put her marketing skills to a good cause and expand her knowledge of charitable organizations.
Prior to Miracles for Kids, Ms. Quintana was the Marketing Manager for Advanstar Communications, Inc. where she worked on audience development for events, websites and publications in the powersport and veterinary fields. Her passion for marketing, event planning and multi-project management transitions well into the dynamic pace and growth of Miracles for Kids.
Her career move to Miracles for Kids was largely supported by her family, with whom she is extremely close. Her uncle / godfather, who resides with her mother, is a cancer-survivor, with his Leukemia now in remission. The impact of life-threatening illnesses on family and loved ones is very close to her heart.
Ms. Quintana earned her Master in Business Administration, with a concentration in Entrepreneurship, at California State University, Fullerton. She has a Bachelor of the Arts in Journalism: Public Relations with a minor in Recreation: Event Planning from California State University, Long Beach.
Originally from San Francisco, California, she now enjoys life in Huntington Beach.