French Language Services, Boston, MA (2002–present)
Through independent translation practice, translate, edit, review, and proofread banking, financial, legal, and commercial texts from French > English. Industries: banking, asset management, law, environmental, educational, and not-for-profit. Major clients: international banks, investment companies, U.S. government agencies, multinational accounting firms, construction and engineering firms, translation agencies.
Instructor, French to English Financial Translation Workshop offered by Corinne McKay (2019, 2018)
University of Chicago, Graham School of Continuing Studies (2011-2012)
Tutor/assistant instructor, Translation Studies Certificate Program, business and financial translation course.
The Gillette Company, Boston, MA (1998-2000)
Translated French and Canadian French financial statements > English for financial analysis. Interpreted for Gillette financial management and Canadian French-speaking customers and colleagues.
The Riggs National Bank (Europe), S.A., Paris, France (1997)
Translated regulatory, legal, commercial, and retail banking documents, advertising materials, financial statements, and correspondence > English. Interpreted for French-speaking bank regulators, attorneys, professionals, and customers, and English-speaking bank management and colleagues.
Poirier, S.A., Tours, France (French affiliate of Invacare, Inc.) (1995)
Translated French <> English commercial correspondence and medical equipment user manuals. Edited French/English company newsletter.
The Monitor Group, Cambridge, MA (2000–2001)
Coordinated technical and financial projects for chairman’s office at worldwide strategy consulting firm. Drafted company communications.
Financial Statement Analysis
The Gillette Company, Boston, MA (1998–2000); Riggs Bank, NA, Washington, DC (1996); Crestar Bank, Washington, D.C. (1994–1995); MNC Financial Corporation, Washington, DC (1993, 1989–1990); PNC Financial Corporation, Philadelphia, PA (1987–1989)
Analyzed commercial clients’ annual reports and financial statements in various industries worldwide. Wrote reports to management.
International Bank Management
The Riggs National Bank (Europe) S.A., Paris, France (1997)
Managed operations and staff of dual-currency U.S. Embassy retail bank, including: federal operational monies, retail accounts, international wires, electronic funds transfers, foreign currency purchases, embassy staff payroll, French bank clearing system transition, U.S. ambassador’s personal account. Ensured adherence to French and U.S. banking regulations. With Crédit Lyonnais, prepared electronic banking processes for adoption of the euro.