DENVER – May 27, 2010 – Just in time for Denver Small-Business Week, Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q) is filling a noticeable gap in the small-business community with a new position designed to serve Denver small businesses by offering his expertise and advice on small-business IT needs.
· Qwest has named Enrique Gutierrez as its first
· Gutierrez will be an active member of Denver’s small-business community, visiting these businesses, attending small-business-related events, as well as sharing insights and advice about the community and technology.
· &nspan>As a successful small-business owner and technology entrepreneur, Gutierrez understands the challenges and complexities small businesses face in regards to IT. Gutierrez offers knowledge gained from more than 15 years of experience of local and international experience growing start-ups into multi-million dollar companies. With a multicultural background and fluency in Spanish, Gutierrez also can guide multicultural small-business owners.
Stephanie Copeland, vice president of Qwest Small Business
“This role is about one thing: building meaningful relationships with the small-business community. Small businesses in Denver now have their own expert whom they can turn to for advice about connecting their operation and using technology to their best advantage.”
Enrique Gutierrez, community representative for Qwest Small Business
“Small business is the heart and soul of America, and I look forward to engaging our Denver community in conversations and interactions that help small businesses compete and thrive.”
services. Qwest is also the choice of 95 percent of Fortune 500 companies, offering a full suite of network, data and voice services for small businesses, large businesses, government agencies: black"> and wholesale customers. Additionally, Qwest participates in Networx, the largest communications services contract in the world, and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by leading technology industry analyst firms.