Cini•Little announces key addition to the team

Orlando Espinosa joins international consultancy as vice president of design

FCSI member firm Cini•Little has announced that Orlando Espinosa has joined its team as vice president of design. Espinosa brings over 40 years of experience to the firm. His primary role will be project management and staff development and mentoring. “Orlando brings a broad spectrum of foodservice consulting experience to our organization,” says Dick Eisenbarth FCSI, president & COO of Cini•Little, “His commitment to high performance team building, client satisfaction and quality design will help us continue to navigate the ever-changing landscape of the foodservice industry.”

As part of the transition, Espinosa will be closing Orlando Espinosa Associates (OEA), effective 1 January 2017. Prior to opening OEA, Espinosa was vice president of design for the ARAMARK Corporation. Espinosa managed over 100 employees through its in-house design division, handling over $300 million in projects. His background includes architectural, interior and foodservice design for some of the most unique and complex foodservice facilities both nationally and internationally. Espinosa’s portfolio of experience includes extensive experience in education, sports and entertainment, business and healthcare. Orlando is active in SportAccord and NAFEM as well as part of the Academic Team teaching the ‘Foodservice Design Boot Camp’.

Problem solving experience

“Cini•Little has been a leader in the industry for many years due to the knowledge and talent of our team and the relationships we build. As part of our continual evolution, we welcome new faces, such as Orlando, to enhance our operations, provide the expertise and problem-solving experience clients seek, and build upon our international network,” shared Diane Dowling, CEO/CFO of Cini•Little.

Espinosa is passionate about developing honest and caring professional relationships. “The success of the project depends on the talent of the people involved; I will work closely with our team to ensure we are performing at our highest levels and applying our combined knowledge and expertise for successful outcomes,” shared Espinosa.

Espinosa will continue to be based in Philadelphia, giving Cini•Little the opportunity to establish a permanent presence in the Philadelphia market. Together with its headquarters outside of Washington, DC, its recently opened Baltimore office, and now Philadelphia, Cin•Little is poised to better service its clients in the Mid- Atlantic Region.

Cini•Little has additional offices including Chicago, Cleveland, Ft. Lauderdale, New York, London, Los Angeles, Portland, San Francisco and Toronto with affiliated offices in Tokyo and Sydney.

About Cini•Little International, Inc.

Cini-Little is an international foodservice, laundry and waste management consulting firm providing comprehensive and fully integrated services to a multitude of clients. For over 50 years, the company has serviced customers in the corporate, healthcare, higher ed, hospitality & leisure, retail & entertainment, and sport & public assembly markets. With a team of nearly 50 professionals, our ability to formulate new and innovative solutions is in high demand. For more information, visit


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