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.
Eleanor Morton – Making of a Comic Genius
Our guest is Scottish Comedian Eleanor Morton whose career exploded over covid with the popularity of her historic and literary parodies. We talk about why she loves history, why she studied English literature instead, how and why she developed her comedic process, which part of English history she likes most, and more. Watch as she has Q cracking up!
“Rock Your Baby” – The First Disco Hit!
1974: Connors and Evert conquer Wimbledon, Watergate roils the U.S., and singer George McCrae releases what will become the first disco hit — “Rock Your Baby.” But what was it that made this song and the genre it ushered in, disco, take the world by storm? Listen as Q and Tim break down how serial label owner, Henry Stone and a couple of warehouse guys (who went on to form the core of KC and the Sunshine Band) revolutionized music and introduced the world to disco!
California Descending The Crime Explosion w Jim Cooper
California lawmaker Jim Cooper is the new sheriff of Sacramento County, California. For years in the state legislature, he has been the loudest voice on California’s descent into a place where criminal laws have been turned on their heads. Where once, those who found themselves assaulted and robbed were considered the victims, now, those doing the robbing and assaulting have become the “victims.” Cooper watched as a majority of his colleagues passed these laws over the years and he called them out on it every time. And now, California is exactly where he predicted it would be. He joined us during his busy sheriff’s campaign to discuss crime and law in California from his perspective as both a veteran deputy sheriff and a California lawmaker. He and Q talk about housing and homelessness, mental illness and crime, why crime in California is going to get worse before better, and who is to blame. behind it?
What are the 8 greatest Morrissey songs? Listen to superfan California State Senator Lena Gonazalez discuss her love of Morrissey and the Smiths with Q in great detail! Welcome to the Quintana Show. Q has spent years in the political world so he knows how to ask...
Today we bring you an update about the BASH: the preeminent political party in Sacramento. This year the BASH will be on July 15th of 2021 with a new format, smaller and invite-only to keep everyone safe. Our guest is Monique Vieira, who has helped Q plan 15 of the 16...
This episode lives up to the title of the podcast. We welcome Assemblymember Kevin Mullin, who represented the southern part of the San Francisco Peninsula. He is the Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore, presiding over much of the floor debate in the California Assembly. He...
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