Annette Quintana, a native of Colorado, obtained her Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering from Colorado State University. Of both Native American and Hispanic heritage, Annette received the Dean's Award for Leadership during her undergraduate studies.
Annette worked for IBM and a start-up computer consulting services company before forming Excel Professional Services, Inc., now known as TeamExcel. TeamExcel is an award-winning provider of information technology services and solutions with 275 employees and numerous offices across the nation.
In addition to her success in business, Annette dedicates a considerable amount of time to creating opportunities for women and members of the Hispanic community. Ms. Quintana currently serves on the Board of Directors for the State of Colorado Minority Business Office Commission, the State of Colorado Assistance Commission, and the Denver Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, Annette recently completed her term with the Latin Education Foundation Board of Directors.
Annette was named Businesswoman of the Year by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Entrepreneur of the Year for the Rocky Mountain Region by Ernst & Young, LLP, and a Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of America. Ms. Quintana was named to Who's Who in Denver Business and Forty under Forty by the Denver Business Journal.
Annette is married with two daughters, ages 5 and 7, and lives in Castle Rock.
Text from 2001 Colorado Leadership Luncheon Program
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