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Spanish Language Services

Ralph Hemphill Fernández
cell: (503)780-6738, e-mail:

Interpreter/Translator native Spanish (Mexico) and English (USA)

Challenging position, in international business, where I can apply my language skills and experience.

New Horizons, HTML, Internet Foundations, Web Site Design, Portland, OR., 10-00
TRADOS, translation software tools, Seattle, WA.,7-00
Juveniles and the Courts, Hillsboro OR., 9-98
Advanced Ethics, Salem, OR., 9-98
Advanced Interpretation, Salem, OR., 9-98
Portland State U., Fundamentals of Translation, Portland, OR. 1997
Oregon State Court Administration, Interpreter seminar, Portland, OR., 1995.
Portland Police Reserve Academy, Portland, OR., 1995.
Centro Cultural, Cornelius, OR., Court Interpreting, 1993.
Software Institute, Guadalajara, Mexico, application software, 1987.
Southern Methodist U., Dallas, TX., Economics, 1982.
University of the Americas, Mexico City, Accounting, 1977.
Ft. Lewis College, Durango, CO., General Core, 1977.
American High School, Mexico City, Mexico, 1976.


05/95 to 10/97:
AT&T Language Line, Monterey C.A.

2/93 to date:
Freelance interpreter/translator, Portland, OR.

12/90 to 12/92
Escuelas Hemphill, Mexico City. Trouble shooter for branches: U.S.A., Monterrey, Puebla, Mérida, Bógota, Guayaquil; responsibilities: management, training, auditor, marketing, import/export. Branch manager in Guadalajara, Mexico, responsibilities: management, sales, customer service, recruiting.

7/88 to 11/90
Tartan Transportation, Guadalajara, Mexico, commission sales of truck accessories.

12/83 to 6/88
Veleros Exclusivos Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, operations manager.

7/82 to 4/83
TRIEME, Guadalajara, Mexico, Pepsi-Cola, marketing.

1/82 to 6/82
Dallas Bar, Dallas, TX., attorney referral service.

1/80 to 7/81
Food and beverage server in two restaurants in Dallas, TX.

7/78 to 11/79
Sistemas Universales, Mexico City, procurement and exports/imports.

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