Working languages:
English to Slovak
Slovak to English
English to Czech


Local time: 23:35 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Slovak Native in Slovak
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Personal highlights of my interpreting career are:

Interpreter for the US Ambassador to Slovakia His Excellency, Theodore Russell (Ret.),
His Excellency, Ralph R. Johnson (Ret.).

to the UK Ambassador to Slovakia

to the European Union Ambassador to Slovakia.

to the EC in Brussels

Technical equipment: PC, Laser printer

Written translation capacity: Personal record of 42 standard pages/day

Prices: In accordance with local or international tariffs, dependent on location, technical nature and required delivery deadline.

Languages: English, Slovak, Czech, Russian, German, Serbian, Croatian, Polish

Professional experience:

Proprietor of "GLOBAL LANGUAGE INSTITUTE" in Slovakia

I have a MS degree in Metallurgical Engineering and BS in Computer Science from Purdue University.

1970 - 1985 Research Engineer, Inland Steel Company, East Chicago, In., USA

1985 - 1989 Research Engineer, Ball Corporation, Westminster, Co., USA

1989 - 1991 Project Engineer, Crown Cork and Seal Co. Int. Div. Chicago. Ill., USA

1991 ? 1993 Account Executive, MRI, Chicago, Ill., USA

1993 ? Current, President Central European Operations, Power America Construction Company, Tampa, Fl., USA,

Owner of an International Interpreting and Translating Agency, appointed by the Courts, specializing in 35 languages.

During my professional assignments I have traveled extensively and have been stationed in many foreign countries such as Soul, Korea; Hong Kong, Guadalajara Mexico; Manchester UK; Berlin Germany.

I have been a naturalized US citizen since 1975 but currently reside in the Slovak Republic where I have been living for the past 16 years. Among other activities I spend a lot of time "on the road", interpreting for various governmental and private organizations either in Slovakia or abroad. The following is a selection of companies that I would like to specifically mention: US Dept. of Treasury, Central Tax Revenue Office, OECD, Foundation for Training in Self-government of the Slovak Republic, European City Co-operation System, Slovak Olympic Committee, International Executive Service Corps., Specialized State Institute of Public Health, US EPA, USAID, LSGAC, International Republican Institute, Foundation for the Civil Society, Union of Towns and Cities of the Slovak Republic, The 21st Century Foundation, PHARE, European School of Biblical Studies, Jacksonville, Florida Chamber Of Commerce, various US NGO's, and the Slovak Army. I have extensive experience of consecutive and simultaneous interpreting (International Conferences) in all specialized fields. Radio broadcasting games from Slovakia in English. Currently teaching Translatology at the Commenius University in Bratislava under the auspices of EU. Additionally, I have taught conversational English Language for advanced students at the University of Mateja Bela in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia and RK Centrum Language School in Slovakia.
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Total pts earned: 226
PRO-level pts: 104

Top languages (PRO)
English to Slovak64
Slovak to English36
German to Slovak4
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Social Sciences8
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Construction / Civil Engineering15
Law: Contract(s)12
Education / Pedagogy12
Mechanics / Mech Engineering8
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Jan 6

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