DENVER, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Q Advisors is pleased to announce that Michael Quinn, Partner, received the Distinguished Entrepreneurial Achievement Award (DEAA). This award was created by the George Washington University (GW) Entrepreneurs Round Table (GWERT), a university-wide group of individuals who support the advancement of entrepreneurship at GW.
GWERT and the GW Office of Entrepreneurship award the DEAA to a GW graduate who has attained notable achievements and success in the field of entrepreneurship. The award is traditionally presented during the annual GW Business Plan Competition Finals.
Michael received a B.A. in International Affairs from the George Washington University's Elliott School and is a member of the George Washington University School of Business Board of Advisors and the Elliot School of International Affairs Board of Advisors. In addition to being the founder of the investment banking firm, Q Advisors, he was also one of the founders of the South American telecom company. VeloCom Inc., which operated wireless communications companies in Brazil and Argentina.
Michael joins other notable entrepreneurs and recipients of the DEAA including:
2014 - Roland Schumann, - Co-Founder of SwapDrive, Inc.
2013 - T. Richard Stroupe, - President and CEO, Sequoia Holdings
2012 - Dr. Terry Collins, -Vice President and General Manager, Electronic and Mission Systems, Boeing Network and Space Systems
2011 - Edward R. Barrientos, - President and CEO, Brazen Careerist, Inc.
2010 - Linda Rabbitt, Founder and CEO, rand* Construction
2009 - Asghar Mostafa, - President & CEO/Founder, Rubriq Corp
2008 - Richard Scott - 45th Governor of the State of Florida
Linda Livingstone, Dean of the GW Business School, who presented the award to Michael said, "I was honored to present Michael with the Distinguished Entrepreneurial Achievement Award. His successful track record in both founding multiple businesses of his own as well as his M&A work with entrepreneurial businesses provide him with incredibly unique and diverse experience. He is an inspiration and a resource for aspiring entrepreneurs."
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Q Advisors (www.qllc.com) is an investment bank focused on assisting our clients with their most important business transactions – mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings and recapitalizations. Since 2001, Q Advisors has managed transactions for companies located on four continents with a total value approach $8 billion. We bring deep industry expertise in our areas of focus: technology, media and communications. With senior leadership that has founded, managed and owned large companies of our own, we focus squarely on the need and interest of each client.
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