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David Quintana’s professional history spans nearly two decades in and around the State Capitol. Mr. Quintana provides clients with strategy development, policy analysis, relationship-building, campaign consulting, and unapparelled direct lobbying services.  Quintana’s reach extends into numerous sectors, including high-tech/social media, finance, energy, education, health and business districts and gaming.

After serving in the United States Air Force for a decade, Mr. Quintana then graduated from the University of California, Davis and the Boston College School of Law. He has the unique ability to combine his political connections with policy knowledge. This is why whenever there is a big fight brewing in the political arena, David Quintana is brought in to generate results.

Mr.Quintana launched his famous Back to Session Bash 15 years ago and it has since become the “Must Attend” event of each year since. The event has grown from a modest gathering for Capitol staffers to a star-studded blowout drawing in thousands of guests with lines to get in around the building. With each Bash it has hosted an array of Celebrity performances, from Coolio in 2015, to Lil Jon in 2020. Lets just say Mr. Quintana knows how to throw a party.

Mr. Quintana has been a regular guest on major media and paper outlets. In 2019, for the ninth time in 10 years, Capitol Weekly named Mr. Quintana one of the Capitol’s Top 100 “Power 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. 

An Icon Vanished: Searching for Sly Stone w/ Michael Rubenstone

Nirvana took a scene and made a genre, becoming one of the biggest rock bands of all time. But should have “Smells Like Teen Spirit” been a hit? Compared to what was on the charts at the time: no! Tim worked at Tower Records and remembers the label guys losing their minds because they hadn’t pressed enough copies of the record; they didn’t think anyone would buy it!

An Icon Vanished: Searching for Sly Stone w/ Michael Rubenstone

 

What happened to Sly Stone? For 40 years he’s been out of the public eye, a complete recluse – spoken about in hushed tones, but rarely if ever seen. Michael Rubenstone is an actor and filmmaker who conceived and created a brilliant documentary, On the Sly: The Search for the Family Stone, to achieve one goal: FIND SLY STONE. It was a multi-year ride, but what a damn ride it was!! Watch and listen as Michael Rubenstone details the years and travails spent searching for a vanished icon: Sly Stone.

Check out more of the film at http://ontheslymovie.com/ 

How the @#$!% Was That a Hit: “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Nirvana took a scene and made a genre, becoming one of the biggest rock bands of all time. But should have “Smells Like Teen Spirit” been a hit? Compared to what was on the charts at the time: no! Tim worked at Tower Records and remembers the label guys losing their minds because they hadn’t pressed enough copies of the record; they didn’t think anyone would buy it!

How the @#$!% Was That a Hit: “My Ding-a-Ling”

In the summer of 1972, the US was withdrawing forces from Vietnam, there were talks of a mysterious burglary at the Watergate Hotel, the first episode of The Price is Right aired, and for two weeks Chuck Berry’s “My Ding-a-Ling” was the number 1 song in America. It was rock and roll progenitor Berry’s only number 1 and it’s awful! Or is it? Why did it go to number 1? A huge swath of folks in their 30s and 40’s were deeply nostalgic for the 1950s, radio DJs had a massive influence, and don’t forget the stunning work the crowd did singing in rhythm and on key!! Watch as Q and Tim dive in to figure it all out.

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