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Spanish to English

Guillermo Calvo-Mahe

Manizales, Caldas
Local time: 13:38 COT (GMT-5)

Native in: English Native in English
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Education / PedagogyLaw: Taxation & Customs
Law: Patents, Trademarks, CopyrightReal Estate
Marketing / Market ResearchFolklore
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersOther

Spanish to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.11 USD per word / 20 - 35 USD per hour
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Experience Years of translation experience: 38. Registered at Nov 2007. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (DOCX)
Guillermo Alfonso Calvo-Mahè


Born in Manizales, Caldas, Colombia on July 22, 1946. Left Colombia in 1952 with parents and was raised in several areas of the United States of America, including the states of Florida, New York, North Carolina and South Carolina. Separated with three sons, Billy, born in 186, Alex, born in 1988 and Edward born in 1990.


Graduate Certificate in Translation Studies, University of Florida, 2006 (Spanish into English). Graduated from New York University, School of Law, Graduate Division in 1977 (LL.M. [post-doctoral master of laws] - International Legal Studies). Graduated from St. John's University, School of Law in 1976 (J.D. [juris doctor]). Honors included Dean's List, Multiple American Jurisprudence Awards, graduated in the top 10% of combined law school classes. Graduated from the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina in 1968 (B.A. [bachelor of arts], Political Science). Graduated from Eastern Military Academy in Huntington, New York in 1964.

Memberships and Associations

Current member of: American Translators Association (and numerous of its divisions); Eastern Military Academy Alumni Association (vice chairman of the board of directors); Libertarian Party; Citadel Club of Central Florida (director, founder, president and past chairman); Association of Citadel Men (life member).

Former member of: the Florida Translators Association (now dissolved); Libertarian Party of Marion County, Florida (founder and past chairman, also former member of the Libertarian Party of Florida’s Executive Committee); the Citadel Brigadier Club, the Orthodox Christian Fellowship, the United Nations Association of the United States of America, the New York State Historical Society, the Yorker Club, the Lawyers' Club (New York City, now non-operating), the Kiwanis Club of Belleview [Florida] (Charter Director); the New York State Bar Association; the American Bar Association; the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (past member of its inter-American affairs committee and a number of subcommittees thereof), L'Union International des Avocats.; the Cato Institute; the American Civil Liberties Union; the Heritage Foundation; and, the Academy of American Poets. Past president, the Marion County Parents' & Schools Council.



Universidad Autónoma de Manizales: Currently, professor, International Relations Office, Directorate of Human Welfare and Development, responsible for advanced courses in English for the university's faculty, development and implementation of the program of Spanish for Foreigners, translation of academic papers already published in Spanish for republication into English, the university's student and faculty exchange programs with United States universities, and, development of intensive English programs in the United States for the university's personnel and students. Instituto de Idiomas (2007-2008). 2004 to present, managing member of Advanced Translations Group, LLC, a Florida limited liability company owned by the Southeast Companies, Inc., engaged in the business of providing Spanish to English translation and interpretation services on a free lance basis. Writer and poet.


1968-69, Consumer Relations Manager for the Burnhard Ullman Company. 1969-1977, Eastern Military Academy (professor, chairman social studies department, chairman foreign languages department, president international division). 1977, Issues research staff (volunteer) in the Mario Cuomo Mayoralty Campaign. 1984-1986, served as a presidential appointee to a local United States Selective Service Board. 1984-1989, served as the chairman of numerous arbitration panels for the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. 1977 to 1993, private practice of law in Florida and New York. 1995 to 2001; Managing Member of Diversified Corporate Consulting Group, LLC; Genesis Consulting Group, LLC; and, International Marketing Consultants, LLC; all Delaware limited liability companies engaged in providing consulting services through their principals and through a series of strategic alliances with independent consultants, in the following areas: international trade, marketing & sales; media relations; regulatory compliance, mergers, acquisitions divestitures and reorganizations; strategic planning; corporate structuring and re-structuring; merchant banking; investment banking; professional recruitment, supervision and training; executive personnel recruitment and training; investor relations and screening; product license acquisition; and, general business and financial matters. 1997 to present, Director and Vice President of The Southeast Companies, Inc., (previously Southeast Marketing & Promotions, Inc.) a Florida corporation formerly engaged in entertainment production, talent management and, through the Liberty Group (an independent division), engaged in political consulting. 1998 to 2003, served as a designated member of the Calvo Family Spendthrift Trust to the Yankee Companies, LLC, a Florida limited liability company and as an officer and director of the Yankee Companies, Inc., a Florida corporation, providing consulting services to two family trusts, each engaged in development stage investments in small public companies.

Biography listed in Who's Who in the South & Southwest, 1983 and 1984.
Keywords: academic, social, law, literature, politics, business, finance

Profile last updated
Jun 15, 2008

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