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Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
80,000.00 annual
September 15, 2018

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Certified Translator and Interpreter

Contact Information

**** *** **** ******, # ****, Washington, DC 20008


Core Strengths

Fluent in Spanish, English, and French

Certified Official translator/interpreter of English-Spanish-English as per Act 192 of April 13, 1985

Courteous demeanor

Thrives under pressure

Work Experience

Bogota, Colombia and Washington, DC

Freelance Translations and Interpretations

2004 – present

Translation of any documentation, deeds, engineering, and legal contracts. Simultaneous interpretations of business meetings, medical appointments, and seminars. More than 1,700 translated pages for different law bureaus and other companies, such as, Inter-American Development Bank, Presidency of the Republic of Colombia, and Ministry of Foreign Relations.

Caracol T.V., Bogota, Colombia


08.2011 – 08.2014

Simultaneous and consecutive interpretations from English to Spanish and vice versa. Transcriptions of NBC News, Brian Williams.

Colegio Nueva Granada, Bogotá, Colombia

Substitute Teacher

01.2011 – 06.2011

Taught various classes in kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, and high school as needed. Subjects varied from math, science, social studies, and English. Classes were taught in either English or Spanish.

ICP International, Washington, DC

International Development Associate

09.2008 – 06.2009

Implementation of strategies for the procurement of contracts from different government agencies. Met with the Department of Defense, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of State, Department of Commerce, World Bank, and Inter-American Development Bank.

Embassy of Chile, Washington, DC

Agricultural Attaché

03.2008 – 02.2009

Responsible for an initiative to bring Chilean gourmet products to the United States market.

Updating commercial information on fruits and commercial documents posted on the web page. Research on trade related subjects for the agricultural office.

Universidad de Bogota Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Bogota, Colombia

Professor of Internships

01.2007 – 05.2007

Seek and obtain internships for undergraduate students in their senior year. In charge of inviting professors from universities in Latin America, Europe, and the United States of America to the School of International Relations., Bogota, Colombia

Marketing Associate

07.2005 – 12.2005

Promoting the Canadian flower auction website among Colombian flower growers.

C.I. Las Rosas, Bogota, Colombia

Chief Executive Officer

2000 – 2004

Overseeing the operation of a 10 hectare rose crop on a daily basis and supervising 110 employees. In charge of the process cutting, grading, marketing and dispatching roses to United States importers. Day to day problem solving, holiday planning, directing the complete process from planting new varieties of roses to exporting them.

Flores del Campo, Bogota, Colombia

Marketing Director

1990 – 2000

Operating the flower business by meeting with clients and promoting the product in order to generate new business and fixed orders. Responsible for marketing strategies, production and operations. Extensive travelling throughout Europe.


Assistant to CEO

1988 – 1989

Responsible for effective port operations in the four ports of Colombia: Santa Marta, Cartagena, Barranquilla, and Buenaventura. Involved with human resources, development and negotiation with trade unions. Frequent port travelling.

Proexport, Bogota, Colombia

Magazine Editor

1983 – 1985

Editor to the Colombia Exporta magazine. Responsible for the publication operation and edition.

Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC

Bilingual Editor

10.1981 – 12.1982

Preparation of press releases, translations of various documents, annual reports, speeches for the President of the bank, and international daily news for the bank’s executives.

Triton Corporation, Washington, DC


1979 – 1981

Preparation of proposals in transportation, health administration, education, among others. Responsible for negotiating contracts as well as coordination of projects and programs.


The American University, School of International Service 1979-1982

Master of Arts in International Relations

Washington, DC, United States of America

The American University, School of International Service 1974-1979

Bachelor of Arts in International Relations of Western Europe

Washington, DC, United States of America

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