OBJECTIVE: Simultaneous/conference interpreter—specialize in simultaneous (conference) interpreting in global businesses, human resources,government, sales/marketing and MLM companies. Also, interpret simultaneously for Federal court trials, Department of Justice, court depositions and attorney offices simultaneously.
Consecutive interpreter-- for Immigration courts, hospitals, health clinics, insurance companies, import/export companies, and government agencies.
Freelance translator-- specialize in business/marketing, banking & finance, health care, information system, auto insurance, legal,, agriculture, and hospitality industry.
LANGUAGE : English <> Chinese Traditional & Simplified Chinese Mandarin & Fukienese(Taiwanese)
1992 to 1994- University of Tennessee--Chattanooga, TN Master of Business Administration Degree (MBA)
In-Depth Studies: Marketing, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Law, Human Resource Planning, Operational Mgt, TQM, Information System Mgt, Strategic Planning, and Research Method.
Honor of Sigma Iota Epsilon - National Honorary and Professional Management Fraternity
1987 to 1990 Brigham Young University--Laie, Hawaii
Bachelor of Science Degree - Hotel and Restaurant Management.
Extra Emphasis: Business Information System
1984 to 1987 Ming Chuan Business College - Taipei, Taiwan
Associate Degree - Tourism Industry Management Minor - Business Management
2005 US Federal court Mandarin interpreter
2001 Passed Contract Chinese Linguist Exam for Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
2000 Certified INS interpreter in performing DOJ(Department of Justice) assignments via LionBridge
1999 Certified Utah District court interpreter; completed Utah State Court Interpreter Certification Workshop
2000 Certified telephone interpreter through Teleinterpreter & NetworkOmni Multilingual Communications
2000 Certified Language Specialist for 2002 Olympics Winter Games
2000 Certificate of Attendance for the 41st Annual Conference of the American Translation Association
Certificate of Attendance for the Localization Training Seminar by LISA
1998 Professional Medical Claims and Billing Program of At-Home Professions—Fort Collins, CO
Certified Medical Claims and Billing Specialist in Medical terminology, Human Anatomy, Diagnostic Coding(ICD-9-CM), Procedure Coding(CPT), HCFA-1500, Electronic Claims Submissions, working with Medicaid, Medicare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and other HMOs and PPOs, follow-up and appeals.
Member of the American Translators Association (ATA)
Utah Translators and Interpreters Association (UTIA)
Obtained Security Clearance (TS/SCI) through LionBridge. working with INS courts of Homeland Security of DOJ
Obtained Security Clearance (TS/SCI) through ASET International working with DEA of DOJ
Tools/Equipment High speed internet connection, Trados, MS Office Chinese version(Word, PowerPoint)
SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETATION EXPERIENCE: (Mandarin)
01/00-present US Translation Company, South Odgen,UT— have provided simultaneous/conference interpretation for Nu Skin International, Inc. and USANA International for their annual Global Convention and other health industry companies every year.
12/11 Certified Interpreters of Utah, SLC, UT—provided simultaneous and consecutive interpretation for a deposition in the area of insurance industry.
10/11 Universe Technical Translations, Houston, TX--provided simultaneous interpretation for 600 prominent governmental, businesses and academic leaders from China and the U. S attending the 2011 China-US Relations Conference held in Texas A & M University. Topics addressed at the conference included economic and trade relations, collaborations and joint ventures; joint energy research opportunities and development policies and the future of U.S.-China relations from a historical and comparative perspective.
05/11 ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) Conference, Orlando FL-- provided simultaneous interpretation for meetings and workshops which promote workplace learning and development among 8000 professionals attendees from more than 70 countries. Topics include Organizational Effectiveness, Business Strategy, Developing Effective Leaders, Measurement and ROI, Performance Improvement, Personal Skills Development and others.
03/02 to present A Bridge Between Nations(Conference Interpreting Services), Scottsdale, AZ—provided simultaneous interpretation for Monavie convention annually, subject includes medical, heath care information , and marketing strategies; also provided simultaneous interpretation for Century 21 Annual Convention at San Antonio, TX; subject includes real estate industry, business and motivational speech
9/11 Transperfect Translations, New York NY—provided simultaneous/conference interpretation for a global convention in health and nutrition field as well as marketing plan and medical information workshops.
09/10-present Intellectual Reserve Inc., Salt Lake City UT－ have provided simultaneous interpretation for representations in law and religion topics from world renown scholars for the annual Law and Religion Symposium of Brigham Young University every October as well as other on-going interpretation assignments.
5/11 ASTD, Alexandra, VA—provided simultaneous interpretation for the 4 day convention held in Orlando FL. Topics include Influence Behavior, Leadership training, Performance Improvement for Trainer, and other HR topics workshops.
6/00 to present LioNBRIDGE, Inc(Bowne Global Solutions), Washington, DC--Certified EOIR Interpreter, have been providing simultaneous and consecutive interpretation for INS immigration courts of EOIR (Executive Office for Immigration Review, a branch of Department of Justice) in SLC, Denver, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Los Angeles on a regular basis. Subjects include deportation and asylum cases concerning one-child policy, religion freedom, personal persecution, human rights, and other immigration issues. Have providde monitoring and interpretation service for INS offices throughout the US.
10/08 to present ASET International, Arlington VA －provided simultaneous interpretation for a week-long Drug Traffic Investigation Convention in Mexico City, Mexico among Drug Enforcement Agency of USA(DEA), Delegation Officers of Narcotic Control from People of Republic of China, and PGR of Mexico.
10/07to present Xango, Lehi UT—have provided simultaneous/conference interpretation for their annual global convention that includes sales marketing info, research findings, computer technology trend, medical and business workshops, etc.
09/08-09/10 4life, Sandy UT—have provided simultaneous/conference interpretation for their annual worldwide convention that include product information, sales strategies, medical research information, marketing meetings, so forth.
11/08-present MonaVie, South Jordan UT—provided simultaneous interpretation for webcast business meetings and international conventions in SLC . Topics include health product content, research info, marketing strategies, and so forth.
01/09 Utah Attorney General's Office, SLC UT － have provided simultaneous interpretation for trials at Utah Attorney General’s Office as well as consecutive interpretation for medical examinations and legal deposition for a litigation between scholars from China and State of Utah.
09/08 U.S District Court for the District of Wyoming, Cheyenne WY—provided simultaneous interpretation for a week- long trial computer crimes that related high tech and medical areas.
08/06 Melaleuca, Idaho Falls, ID—provided simultaneous interpretation for their 3 day annual global convention that includes topics in marketing, sales strategies, medical research info, and so forth.
05/06 Nature Sunshine Intl, Provo UT－provided simultaneous interpretation for a marketing plan presentation that involves laws in China and marketing strategies in entering into China market.
6/99-03 Morinda Inc, Orem, UT—Official simultaneous interpreter for Morinda’s annual conventions and leadership conferences: 0 1/03,01/02,11/01, 12/00, and 1/00 have provided simultaneous interpretation for the 2-day leadership convention in San Diego, CA and Salt Lake City, Utah. 6/99 and 4/01—provided simultaneous interpretation for Morinda’s 1999 in Anaheim California and 2001 International Convention in SLC, which included one day pre-conference goal setting presentation, and 3-day general session of conference, product information workshops, doctors-panel workshops and theme presentations.
01/03 Boston Sceintific Conference, SLC UT-provided simultaneous interpretation for the conference; subjects included medical information, general business, marketing and sales.
Consecutive Interpretation Experience:
11/11 US Trustee Office of Utah, SLC UT- Interpreted for a bankruptcy court hearing between the Trustee officer and the respondents regarding to finance and legal matters in the case.
7/11 Global Lanugage Systems, Bountiful UT—Teach a group of students from Air-force personnel to better their Mandarin Chinese skills, to enable them to read and write basic Chinese characters.
02/10 ISHOLA LAW FIRM, West Valley City,UT －interpreting for immigration cases preparing for INS court trials.
6/00 to present LioNBRIDGE, Inc(Bowne Global Solutions), Washington, DC--Certified EOIR Interpreter, perform interpretation service for INS immigration courts in SLC, Denver, Phoenix, Las Vegas, on a regular basis or EOIR (Executive Office for Immigration Review), a branch of Department of Justice—subjects including deportation and asylum cases concerning one-child policy, religion freedom, personal persecution, human rights, and other immigration issues. Also provide monitoring and interpretation service for INS offices throughout the US.
6/08 to present CF Professional Translations, LLC, Cumming, GA 30041 － provide document translation and editing; for legal and technical documents, also provide interpretation for health care and insurance sector.
9/00--present LanguageLine Services, Monterey CA( formerly Teleinterprter, Glendale, CA)—conduct telephone interpretations on a daily basis for clients in medical, health insurance, auto insurance claim, banking, credit card & retail business, and government agencies that are in need of Mandarin and Taiwanese interpretations.
8/99-- present Utah State Court System—interpret civil and criminal cases for defendants, prosecutors, and judges for Utah 3rd district Court, Murray City Court, West Valley City Court, Sandy City Court, Taylorsville Court, Orem district Court, Ogden district court, Provo district court and so forth .
12/08 to present Midtown Clinic, Ogden UT－have been providing interpretation for OB/GYN and Pediatric appointments.
11/08 Translation One, Provo UT－provided simultaneous interpretation for Xango Annual Convention, which includes product info, marketing and sales technique, medical research findings, fitness and health info, and motivational speeches.
09/08 Snell & Wilmer LLP Law Office, SLC U—provided legal interpretation and consultation for digital audio technology.
04/08 VANCOTT Law firm, SLC UT—provided consecutive and simultaneous interpretation for deposition and trial for a lawsuit among a US stock brokerage company and two companies from China regarding to disputes about stock ownership and fund transfer trails.
05/06 Yates Law Firm, Denver CO－provided interpretation at U.S. courthouse in Utah for witness, judge, attorneys, and
12 -member jury for a construction negligence/ fire accident lawsuit among 3 corporations from Utah and Colorado.
01/06-present Mineral Resources Intl, Ogden UT—provided consecutive interpretation for presidents from Mineral Resources Intl and Trace Minerals Research and government officials from China in discussing legal issues, fraud/schemes, and export problems in China.
8/05—Lingotek, Centerville, UT－Interpreted for government officials from China that was escorted by Global Bridge Foundation regarding to the organization and how-to’s at Utah’s Workforce Dept, Airforce Base, police department , etc.
8/05-Durham, Jones & Pinegar Law Firm,SLC, UT—interpreted deposition for product invention ©right issues.
3/00--present NetworkOmni Multilingual Communications, Thousand Oaks, CA—perform telephone interpretations on a regular basis for clients in auto insurance claim, credit card & retail business, banking, public service, medical emergency and so forth.
5/02-present Inlingua, SLC, UT—taken interpretation assignments for personal injuries, corporate business lawsuit, legal depositions for different law firms.
3/02-present Alpine Interpreting, LLC Salt Lake City, UT—taken on legal interpretation assignments that included deposition and court interpretation for different law firms. One case involved an on-going lawsuit among health supplement companies that are located in USA, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and other Asian countries.
3/01 US Translation, Ogden, UT—provided consecutive interpretation for a web design company with its client in Beijing concerning its web page designs.
10/01—present Interpreting Solutions, Draper UT—medical interpretation on-site and medical teleconference interpretation for hospitals, clinic, and psychiatric care.
10-11/04 Strong & Hanni Law Firm, SLC, UT—provided legal interpretation for a deposition between the defendant and plaintiff regarding to human rights issue.
03/04 Holland & Hart LLP, SLC, UT—legal interpretation for deposition that involved two companies in the U.S. and Taiwan regarding to the issue of copyright.
10/02 Ludwig& Robinson, P.L.L.C., Washington, DC—one week of deposition interpretation that involved the case between a mineral company in the US and a bank corporation in China.
4/01 PACOLET International Translation Inc., Roscoe, IL—interpreted an asylum case for DOJ judge, counsels, applicant, and witness in regards to religion freedom, human rights, and personal safety issues.
2/01 Kirton & McConkie Law Firm, SLC, UT—provided consecutive interpretation for court hearings that concern legal ownership issues and international export/import endorsed matters.
1/00 to present Argo Translation, Inc, Milwaukee WI —have conducted telephone interpretations on a needed basis for insurance companies to obtain crucial medical information from the insurers on the behalf of insurance agents through a three-way conference call.