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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. 

He Survived 2 Nuclear Bombs in 1 Week & The Man Who Was Shadowed by Death

Q and Mike go “WTF” when it comes to two men who were cursed with amazingly bad luck. If you think you’ve had a bad couple of days at work, listen to Q tell the WTF story of Tsutomu Yamaguchi! MIke talks about the later life of Abraham Lincoln’s oldest son Robert Todd Lincoln who truly thought he was a harbinger of death when it came to his Presidential connections and legacy.   This one is a head-shaker.

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Young Officer Mistakenly Kills Soldier and “First World War” Ensues; The Goths Driven From Homeland

he guys go “WTF” over early “World Wars”. Q goes over the harrowing circumstances in 1754 which led a young naive Lieutenant Colonel to mistakenly start, in the woods of the Ohio Valley, what is widely regarded to be the “first world war.” A war which went on to shape the growth of the future American empire and the borders and destinies of some of the greatest nations in the world. All because a nervous 21 year-old officer made a single mistake. Mike then tells of the epic and little-known history of the Goths, who were driven out of their lands and across the continent, but later aided their former adversaries The Romans to fight a common enemy: The Huns!

When a Wrong Turn Led to 20 Million Deaths & That Time the U.S. Govt Killed Its Veterans

The guys cover World War I. Mike tells the tragic and almost-forgotten story of the Bonus March. Jobless, homeless, and desperate World War I veterans camped outside of the Capitol in DC in 1932 to beg for promised bonuses. The government’s reaction was a dark and shameful American tragedy. Q then tells of the incredible string of coincidences on the parade route in Kosovo that led to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. This was the match that lit the powder-keg that became World War I, the most brutal of the wars – with 20 million left dead.

The King Undone by a Chicken Dinner & The Billionaire Who Vanished in Mid-Air

Mike tells the amazing story of how King Richard the Lionheart’s snub to Leopold V of Austria (and the former’s love of chicken) led to his disappearance and kidnapping. Q takes Mike through a WTF rabbit hole over the circumstances surrounding the still-unsolved death of Belgian financier Alfred Lowenstein, who was the third richest man in 1938. How did this global business magnate just disappear whilst in mid-air in his private plane?

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