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Conference Interpreter - Japanese<>English

Notable projects

  • Consultant interpreter for IronNet Cybersecurity expansion in Japan
  • Frequent interpreting for Honda Motor Company
  • Consultant interpreter for Honda Innovations
  • Teaching interpreting at Ohio State University

Work in Action

Work experience

2017present

Conference Interpreter and Owner

Echo Japanese Interpreting LLC.

Public Figures

  • Fmr. NSA Director - General Keith Alexander - 2018, 2019
  • Microsoft - Chief Marketing Officer - Chris Capossela - 2019
  • United Airlines - CEO Oscar Munoz - 2018
  • Author and Psychology Professor - Adam Grant - 2018
  • Honda of America Manufacturing - President Toshiyuki Shimabara - 2018

Automotive

  • Honda Technical Forum - 2019
  • Honda Innovations - Global Venture Exhibition - 2019
  • Honda R&D Americas Inc - various meetings - 2018-2019
  • Honda East Liberty Plant - Quality Improvement Initiative - 2018
  • MES Inc. - Engineering Block Design Conference - 2018
  • Subaru of Indiana Automotive - Supplier Trade Presentation - 2018

Accounting, HR, and IR

  • InsureTech Connect - 2019
  • Schnieder Downs - FYE Report - 2018-2019
  • Recruit Jobs - SHRM Conference - 2018 
  • IQMS - Accounting software localization support - 2017
  • Nissen Chemitec America - US/Mexico/Japan Accounting Reconciliation - 2017
  • Clark Schaefer Hackett - 2017 Tax Law Changes - 2017

IT and Telecommunications

  • IronNet Cyber Sercurity - IPA CyberCrest Summit - 2020
  • IronNet Cybersecurity - various meetings - 2018-2020
  • Strategic Meeting Designs - ACAMS 24 Global Summit - 2020
  • Microsoft - event confidential - 2019
  • Confidential work related to Japanese telecom industry - 2018-2019
  • Nissen Chemitec Mexico - Server configuration and electrical set up - 2018
  • IQMS - ERP system localization support - 2017
  • Luso Towers - Hamvention - 2017 

Legal

  • Deposition - car accident - 2017

Other

  • Japan-America Society of Central Ohio - Business Communication Styles for Women Engaged with the Japanese Community - 2018
20122017

Executive Interpreter/Translator

Nissen Chemitec America

Simultaneously interpreted at various meetings related to:

Manufacturing

  • Automotive part design and engineering
  • Injection molding technology
  • Quality improvement
  • Safety and environment (ISO)
  • Building construction and equipment installation

Accounting, HR, and IR

  • Annual Shareholders Meeting and Board Meetings
  • Annual Corporate Strategy Meetings
  • Tax and FS audits from accounting firm
  • Labor union prevention
  • Management principles training
20102012

Interpreter and Office Administrator

Kasai North America (formerly M-TEK)

Interpreted during general business, engineering, and marketing related meetings.

Education

20072010

MA in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

West Virginia University
20082009

Research Exchange

Chubu University

Researching teaching methodology in Japan. Attended university level classes in Japanese.

20032007

BA in International Studies with Japan focus

West Virginia University
2005

Study Abroad

Kinjo Gakuin University