Since April 1998 I have worked as a full-time as a Japanese-to-English translator, concentrating on business, finance and economics (75% of my work) including annual reports, presentations, research papers, news articles, and the like. The balance of my work is in civil engineering (15%), and other areas (10%).
University of Delaware (U.S.)
BA, History (1974)
Columbia University (U.S.)
MBA (Finance) (1976)
Hokkaido University (Japan)
Japanese Ministry of Education (Monbusho) scholarship recipient; Studied Japanese and the Japanese financial system (1987-89)
Ford Motor Credit Company
Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.A. (1976-1979)
American Natural Resources Corp.
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. (1979-1981)
Senior strategic analyst
Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. (1981-1983)
Senior financial analyst, Memory Products.
Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. (1984-1985)
IDS Financial Services
Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. (1985-1987)
Self-employed financial planner
Hokkaido Takushoku Bank Ltd.
Tokyo and Sapporo, Japan (1989-1998)
Assistant General Manager, International Banking Division