Michael S. Quinn, BA '84

Board of Advisors Michael Quinn
Founder and Managing Partner, Q Advisors LLC

Joined Fall 2014

Michael Quinn is the founder and managing partner of Q Advisors LLC, a Denver and San Francisco-based telecom and technology investment banking boutique. Michael has over 20 years of experience in capital raising and mergers and acquisitions, bringing a reputation as an effective problem solver and a provider of strategic advice to the clients of Q Advisors. Michael has led M&A and debt and equity financings in a variety of sectors including the competitive wireline telecom, wireless, digital media, social networking, mobile content, satellite and mobile infrastructure and solutions sectors for Q Advisors clients such as 2ergo Group plc, Arrival Communications, Associated Content, Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc., GlobalCom, mBlox, NuVox, Inc., WildBlue Communications and XceedID.

Previously, Michael was a founder of and Chief Corporate Development Officer for VeloCom Inc., where he was responsible for capital raising and acquisition activities. Prior to VeloCom, Michael was a partner in the Denver-based law firm Holland & Hart LLP, guiding their international corporate finance practice. Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Michael practiced with the New York-based law firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton.

Michael is an officer and director of the Southeast Denver Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth Baseball Association and involved with a number of non-profit charities involving disadvantaged youth.

Michael received a B.A. in International Affairs from the George Washington University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law. He is currently on the Advisory Board of the George Washington University School of Business and the Elliott School of International Affairs.