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Online and off the clock: Can social networking hurt your career?

Networking: Building relationships is key to success

BYP: Keeping, attracting talent for Idaho

How ‘sticky’ is the Boise Valley?

Take the 360-degree approach to business mentoring

Idaho needs more young leaders – work to become one

Ben Quintana speaks to the American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) about Launching Your Chamber’s Young Professionals Group

Ben Quintana speaks at Idaho Business Review’s 40 Under 40 Awards (June 2009)

Ben Quintana Awarded Kickstand’s Meg Carlson Leadership Award

» Youth movement « Idaho Business Review

2006-10-09
“The group was created to attract and retain young talent to Boise,” said Ben
Quintana, programs manager for the Chamber of Commerce. 
idahobusinessreview.com/2006/10/09/youth-movement

» Business Calendar « Idaho Business Review

2006-10-23
(BYP is a program of the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce; for more
information about the group, call Ben Quintana at 472-5212.). 
idahobusinessreview.com/2006/10/23/no-subject-5996-5996/

» If you’re under 40, take this paper « Idaho Business Review

2006-10-30
It was the inaugural event for the group, spearheaded by Ben Quintana, with
the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, and a committee of 16. 
idahobusinessreview.com/2006/10/30/if-youre-under-40-take-this-paper/

» IBR announces Accomplished Under 40 honorees for 2007 

2007-04-24
team leader & manager, Saber Corp./Covansys Corp.; Clint Paskewitz, vice
president, Post Insurance Services Inc.; Ben Quintana, director, Small 
idahobusinessreview.com/2007/04/24/ibr-announces-accomplished-under-40-honorees-for-2007/

» 2007 Accomplished Under 40 Award winners named « 

2007-04-30
team leader & manager, Saber Corp./Covansys Corp.; Clint Paskewitz, vice
president, Post Insurance Services Inc.; Ben Quintana, director, Small 
idahobusinessreview.com/2007/04/30/2007-accomplished-under-40-award-winners-named/

» Accomplished Under 40 honors Idaho’s best – Publisher’s 

2007-06-25
Ben Quintana, director, Small Business Success Center at the Boise Metro
Chamber of Commerce • Matt Rissell, president/owner, Cartridge 
idahobusinessreview.com/2007/06/25/accomplished-under-40-honors-idaho8217s-best-8211-publishers-notes/

» Business development groups share resources « Idaho 

2007-06-25
Ben Quintana, director of the Small Business Success Center, said the meeting
was intended as a one-stop opportunity for entrepreneurs and small 
idahobusinessreview.com/2007/06/25/business-development-groups-share-resources/

» Leadership requisite part of Boise program « Idaho 

2007-10-15
Boise Young Professionals’ manager Ben Quintana smiles as he looks
over the upcoming celebratory luncheon plans. 
idahobusinessreview.com/2007/10/15/leadership-requisite-part-of-boise-program/

» Geneal Christensen helps businesses bring focus to chaos 

2008-03-10
“Geneal is a proven small business owner and start-up expert who has excelled
at coaching others to success,” said Ben Quintana, director of the 
idahobusinessreview.com/2008/03/10/geneal-christensen-helps-businesses-bring-focus-to-chaos-8212-focus/

» Quintana takes on BVEP responsibilities « Idaho Business 

2008-06-01
Ben Quintana has been named a director of Business Development
for the Boise Valley Economic Partnership in Boise. 
idahobusinessreview.com/2008/06/01/quintana-takes-on-bvep-responsibilities/

» Kickstand elects new board members « Idaho Business 

2008-09-25
Meg Carlson, of Carlson-Hall; Becky Gates, of OCM Lee Hecht Harrison;
Counsel Emile Loza, of the Technology Law Group; Ben Quintana, of the 
idahobusinessreview.com/2008/09/25/kickstand-elects-new-board-members/

» People « Idaho Business Review

2009-01-19
Travis Palmer, Washington Trust Bank; Dave Quintana, Defiant Interactive  Public
Affairs; past president, Georganne Benjamin, assistant director of 
idahobusinessreview.com/2009/01/19/people-118/

» Weak economy strengthens non-leads group attendance « 

2009-02-02
Ben Quintana, who manages Boise Young Professionals – a program of the
Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce – said participation has risen 
idahobusinessreview.com/2009/02/02/weak-economy-strengthens-nonleads-group-attendance/

» Social networking: fad or new business tool? — The Longer 

2009-03-30
They’ve created Boise Young Professionals, spearheaded by Ben Quintana
(@benquintana on Twitter), “to give talented young professionals a 
idahobusinessreview.com/2009/03/30/social-networking-fad-or-new-business-tool-8212-the-longer-view/

» Boise chamber meets in leadership conference in Sun 

2009-04-27
by admin Published: April 27,2009 Time posted: 1:00 am. “Boise Valley is
a rising star in the Mountain States,” Ben Quintana, executive director of 
idahobusinessreview.com/2009/04/27/boise-chamber-meets-in-leadership-conference-in-sun-valley/

» IdaVation inspiring Idaho innovations — Guest Opinion « 

2009-06-08
Ben Quintana is the chair of IdaVation 2009 and sits on the board of directors
for Kickstand, a state-wide support organization for entrepreneurs and 
idahobusinessreview.com/2009/06/08/idavation-inspiring-idaho-innovations-8212-guest-opinion/

» Online and off the clock: Can social networking hurt your 

2009-06-22
Ben Quintana works for the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce as the founder
and manager of the Boise Young Professionals and director of 
idahobusinessreview.com/2009/06/22/online-and-off-the-clock-can-social-networking-hurt-your-career-8212-boise-young-professional/

» IBR honors 2009 Accomplished Under 40 recipients « Idaho 

2009-06-25
Ben Quintana, founder and manager of Boise Young Professionals, said
he was impressed by the event and caliber of honorees. 
idahobusinessreview.com/2009/06/25/ibr-honors-2009-accomplished-under-40-recipients/

» BVEP official: Solar companies eye vacant tech spaces « 

2009-07-21
prime targets for solar companies” and are getting at least one serious look
by a prospective occupant, said Ben Quintana, Business Development 
idahobusinessreview.com/2009/07/21/bvep-official-solar-companies-eye-vacant-tech-spaces/

» BVEP official: Solar companies eye vacant tech spaces « 

2009-07-27
getting at least one serious look by a prospective occupant, Boise Valley
Economic Partnership Business Development Director Ben Quintana said. 
idahobusinessreview.com/2009/07/27/bvep-official-solar-companies-eye-vacant-tech-spaces-2/

» Age no stumbling block in workplace, BYP says « Idaho 

2009-11-02
Boise Young Professionals director Ben Quintana said, “Michelle’s passion
for community service and workplace success as a young leader have 
idahobusinessreview.com/2009/11/02/age-no-stumbling-block-in-workplace-byp-says/

» BYP acknowledges Washington Trust Bank as great place to 

2009-11-09
and throughout the community has made them this year’s recipient of the
Next-Generation Best Place to Work,” said Ben Quintana, Director of 
idahobusinessreview.com/2009/11/09/byp-acknowledges-washington-trust-bank-as-great-place-to-work/

» Networking: Building relationships is key to success « Idaho 

2010-01-16
Boise Young Professionals. Ben Quintana Ben Quintana. BY BEN
QUINTANA. BOISE YOUNG PROFESSIONAL. How many 
idahobusinessreview.com/2010/01/16/networking-building-relationships-is-key-to-success/

» Adler to lead young professionals group « Idaho Business 

2010-01-28
For additional information about BYP, contact Ben Quintana at
bquintana@boisechamber.org or call (208) 472-5212. To 
idahobusinessreview.com/2010/01/28/adler-to-lead-young-professionals-group/

» BSU hosts development workshops March 2 « Idaho 

2010-02-22
development at Synoptek; CEO Bob Lokken and Senior Marketing Manager
Angie O’Hara, both of WhiteCloud Analytics; Ben Quintana, director of 
idahobusinessreview.com/2010/02/22/boise-state-hosts-development-workshops-march-2/

» BYP: Keeping, attracting talent for Idaho « Idaho Business 

2010-03-05
by Ben Quintana Published: March 5,2010 Time posted: 7:26 am Tags: Ben
Quintana, Boise Young Professionals. Ben Quintana Ben Quintana
idahobusinessreview.com/2010/03/05/byp-keeping-attracting-talent-for-idaho/

» HP Boise employees reach out to small businesses « Idaho 

2010-03-10
by Brad Carlson Published: March 10,2010 Time posted: 11:41 am Tags: Ben
Quintana, Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Cece Gassner, City of 
idahobusinessreview.com/2010/03/10/hp-boise-employees-reach-out-to-small-businesses/

» IBR names 2010 Accomplished Under 40 honorees « Idaho 

2010-05-11
Benjamin Merrill, superintendent & 7th to 12th grade principal/online  Christine
Quintana, worldwide product manager, Hewlett-Packard, Boise. 
idahobusinessreview.com/2010/05/11/ibr-names-2010-accomplished-under-40-honorees/

» How ‘sticky’ is the Boise Valley? « Idaho Business Review

2010-05-14
by Ben Quintana Published: May 14,2010 Time posted: 6:44 am Tags: Ben
Quintana, Boise Young Professionals. Ben Quintana Ben Quintana
idahobusinessreview.com/2010/05/14/how-‘sticky’-is-the-boise-valley/

» Learning from the past to enhance the future « Idaho 

2010-06-14
In last month’s column, “How ‘sticky’ is the Boise Valley?” Ben Quintana
discussed the Next Leaders Survey that was recently commissioned by the 
idahobusinessreview.com/2010/06/14/learning-from-the-past-to-enhance-the-future/

» Accomplished Under Forty recipients honored by IBR « 

2010-06-23
Benjamin Merrill, superintendent & 7th to 12th grade principal/online  Christine
Quintana, worldwide product manager, Hewlett-Packard, Boise. 
idahobusinessreview.com/2010/06/23/ibr-honors-2010-accomplished-under-40-recipients/

» Multitaskers rejoice over new Apple iPhone 4 « Idaho 

2010-06-24
June 24. Ben Quintana, the director of public relations for the Boise Metro
Chamber of Commerce, is a proud multitasker. “I 
idahobusinessreview.com/2010/06/24/multitaskers-rejoice-anticipation-high-for-apple-iphone-4/
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