Photograph of Kristina Quintanilla, Director of Studio Strategies at Little


Kristina Quintanilla

Director of Studio Strategies


ALEP, Assoc. AIA



Empathetic communicator who makes connections

Kristina is dedicated to all aspects of K-12 projects - from developing strategic relationships to growing our client base to working with clients on aligning their educational vision with their facilities.

With 16 years of experience, Kristina is known by others for her ability to authentically connect with those around her and her ability to communicate with empathy. She is a thought leader in how the application of a systemic approach to education planning and design is central to moving toward universal social equity.

Arizona State University

Bachelor of Science

Industry Engagement
Central Altadena Little League

Board Member

Words of Inspiration

“Social impact through education happens when a reciprocal collaboration between design disciplines and social science disciplines merge. ”

- Kristina Quintanilla