operator whose work has
unlocked $500M of value
JQ has transformed both public and private organizations by connecting the dots on critical resources, lucrative partnerships, and key relationships.
Inspired by his longstanding passion for building impactful businesses, JQ is an avid investor in and trustworthy advisor to fast-growing, disruptive companies with a social impact component.
Boutique consulting firm enhancing, expanding, and enabling its’ client growth and strategy
JQ founded The BTL Group in 2003. A global business development and relationship management platform, The BTL Group is a testament to JQ’s ability to build bridges between people and ideas. Today, The BTL Group has a footprint in ten different countries.
Atmospheric Water Generation (AWG) company piloting first-ever water outage prevention product
After the Flint Water Crisis decimated the economy, health, and morale of JQ’s hometown, he couldn’t continue to sit on the sidelines. He founded Quartz Water Source to put a dent in the global struggle with access to clean water. Today, Quartz is developing the first-ever water outage prevention product, designed to kick in as a clean water replacement in the event of an outage or contamination event. Quartz is an embodiment of using entrepreneurship to drive social impact – of making dollars while making change.