SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quest announced today that they were one of the winners of the Placer Economic Development Board awards for their contribution to the county’s economic well-being during 2014. The award was given during the 24th annual Placer County Economic Development Summit held on March 18 with more than 200 people in attendance.
Quest was recognized for making a private investment of more than $5 million in the local economy and for its newly built 120,000 square-foot Roseville facility resulting in more than 100 jobs in the community.
“As a Northern California technology management firm for over 30 years, Quest continues to expand its offering of on-premise, hybrid, and Cloud services and growing network of Service Delivery Centers across the US and worldwide”, stated Tim Burke, Quest President and CEO. "It’s extremely satisfying that our latest expansion in Roseville is contributing to the tremendous growth of this vibrant city,” stated Tim Burke.
The summit is sponsored by the Placer County Economic Development Board (EDB) and organized by the county Office of Economic Development. Each year, the EDB presents awards to recognize public and private-sector contributions to the county’s economic well-being.
“Quest is a very deserving award winner,” said Placer County Director of Economic Development David Snyder. “The company’s investment in Placer County and the jobs being created at its new data center in Roseville are important contributions to the economic well-being of Placer County.”
Quest is a worldwide leader in technology management offering a portfolio of professional, Cloud, and Managed Services. Either on-site or from one of 25 secure global Service Delivery Centers, Quest offers Security, Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, Data Backup and Replication, Desktops as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. Quest is listed on the most current Solution Provider 500 list.
About The Economic Development Board
The EDB is an advisory board that assists the county with its business attraction and retention efforts. It promotes the creation of new jobs and tax revenue and supports tourism, agribusiness, film production, and workforce development initiatives.
The EDB includes representatives from the Placer County Board of Supervisors; the town of Loomis; and the cities of Auburn, Colfax, Lincoln, Rocklin, and Roseville. It also has members who represent agriculture, public and private education, healthcare, utilities, manufacturing, tourism, communications, and nonprofit organizations.