As the founding partner of GQHC, California’s largest minority and women-owned lobbying firm, David Quintana’s professional history spans over 15 years in and around the Capitol. With extensive expertise in a wide range of issue areas, Mr. Quintana provides clients with strategy development, policy analysis, relationship-building, campaign consulting, and unapparelled direct lobbying services. Mr. Quintana's reach extends into numerous sectors, including high-tech/social media, finance, energy, education, health and business districts and gaming.
A graduate of UC Davis and the Boston College School of Law, Mr. Quintana has a comprehensive understanding of both politics and policy. He has the unique ability to combine his political connections with policy knowledge to deliver results for his clients. This is why whenever there is a big fight brewing in the political arena, David Quintana is brought in to generate results.
In 2017, for the eighth year in a row, Capitol Weekly named Mr. Quintana one of the Capitol’s Top 100 "Major Players" in their annual list. In December of 2016 he was also featured in Sacramento Magazine as one of the key power players in state politics. In September of 2015, Mr. Quintana was a featured speaker on the Politics versus Policy Panel for the 2015 Health Care Conference. Mr. Quintana was also a featured speaker annually for the Leadership California Institute’s Candidate Forum where he advises incoming legislative candidates on politics and lobbying as part of the Sacramento Decision Makers panel.
In addition, Mr. Quintana has been featured on Comcast NewsMakers to discuss numerous topics of interest in California politics. Local and national news organizations frequently turn to Mr. Quintana for his opinions and perspectives on politics and policy in California. Quoted and used as a resource by every major news source on the West Coast, David Quintana is a highly sought-after voice on the innerworkings and battles in Sacramento.