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John Milan
ATA certified translator, economist

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Local time: 13:11 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: English Native in English
User message
Expert in economics, finance, corporate/labor law, contracts, business, management
Account type Freelancer and outsourcer
Data security Created by Evelio Clavel-Rosales This person has a SecurePRO™ card. Because this person is not a Plus subscriber, to view his or her SecurePRO™ card you must be a Business member or Plus subscriber.
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
AccountingBusiness/Commerce (general)
EconomicsFinance (general)
Government / PoliticsInternational Org/Dev/Coop
Investment / SecuritiesLaw (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 118, Questions answered: 70, Questions asked: 87
Payment methods accepted Check, Wire transfer
Currencies accepted Euro (eur), U. S. dollars (usd)
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Glossaries Portuguese/English, Spanish/English
Translation education Master's degree - Ohio State University
Experience Years of translation experience: 28. Registered at Mar 2006. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Portuguese to English (American Translators Association, verified)
Memberships ATA, CATI
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Adobe/Acrobat, MS Office, Powerpoint, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Economics, finance, management, development, general business, contracts, contractual law, arbitration, labor issues, accounting, taxes.

As a professional economist (M.Sc. in Microeconomics from Ohio State University) with nearly 20 years of professional experience in Brazil, Spain, and the U.S., I have developed a unique set of skills for translating in any of the aforementioned fields.

Fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English (native). ATA Certified Translator (Portuguese-English). Taught economics in Sao Paulo (Brazil). Earned a B.A. in International Political Economy (Indiana University), B.A. in Spanish (Indiana University), M.Sc. in Microeconomics with graduate work in Portuguese (Ohio State University). Former Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellow (1994-95).

Opened a business in 1996 in Sao Paulo (Brazil) to do consulting work and freelance translation in South America. Opened another office (Milan Language Services) in 2004 in Pittsburgh (USA) to do contractor work with clients worldwide. Adjunct Professor of Economics at FAAP University ( from 1997-2004.

Currently the President of the Carolina Association of Translators and Interpreters (CATI), a chapter of the American Translators Association (ATA), working full-time as a freelance translator, economist, and researcher, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 118
(All PRO level)

Top languages (PRO)
Portuguese to English56
Spanish to English42
English to Portuguese20
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 3 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Finance (general)32
Law (general)20
Business/Commerce (general)8
Engineering: Industrial4
Law: Taxation & Customs4
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs4
Pts in 10 more flds >

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Profile last updated
Jun 24, 2018

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