AOLTI round table

Company: Team

Olivier Fabris

Olivier Fabris
General Manager

Olivier, a native of Belgium, has been with AOLTI since 1999. He has an extensive language background, including studies in English, Dutch, Russian and Latin, and achieved University degrees in Translation and in Slavic Studies. He has also completed a certificate program in Localization at the University of Washington. In his free time, Olivier likes to spend time with his family, read, play guitar and exercise outdoors.

Chiaki Isono

Chiaki Isono
Translation Project Manager

Chiaki, a native of Japan, joined AOLTI in 2010. She holds a BA in English and a M.Ed in Bilingual and Multi-cultural Education. Before joining our team she held various positions in the translation, editing and software industries. She is  also experienced as a freelance English to Japanese translator. In her spare time she enjoys listening to classical music, playing piano, gardening, swimming and she is an avid reader.

Sophie

Sophie Wallway
Translation Project Manager

Sophie joined AOLTI in the summer of 2013. A native of France, she received most of her education in Paris and holds degrees in both Accounting and Video Editing. More recently, she acquired a professional certificate in Translation Studies from Bellevue College. She has previously held positions in a variety of different fields including video editing, customer service and text editing for video games. She has also worked as a freelance English to French translator. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, hiking and spending time with her family.

Suenne

Suenne Dixon
Interpreter Coordinator

Suenne, a native of Germany, joined AOLTI in the summer of 2015. She holds a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Before joining AOLTI, Suenne served with AmeriCorps as a Client Services Coordinator at the American Red Cross. She has studied and worked in Germany, Brazil, the Netherlands and Turkey. Having a wide range of language skills in German, English, Portuguese, Dutch, Spanish, Latin and French, she has also been working as a foreign language instructor.

Rima

Rima Kaboul
Assistant Interpreter Coordinator

Rima, a native of Seattle, joined the team in the summer of 2015. She holds a B.A. in French and in Philosophy from Seattle University, graduating summa cum laude. During her time at SU she worked at their Learning Center as a French peer tutor and studied abroad in Grenoble, France. Rima spent last year teaching English in Paris through the TAPIF teaching program, and has recently started co-leading the Language Bank at the American Red Cross (King County), a volunteer-based language service. She began learning Arabic (Modern Standard) this summer. Her hobbies include travelling, reading, singing, and swing dancing.

Karla

Karla Nahmmacher
Assistant Interpreter Coordinator

Karla joined AOLTI in the summer of 2015. A native of Mexico, she graduated cum laude with a degree in Humanities from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, and is currently enrolled in a double certificate program in Translation and Interpretation at Bellevue College. She has worked in the fields of cross-cultural marketing and transcreation, has experience as an interpreter and is also a published translator of a theoretical philosophy book. In her free time she enjoys photography and graphic design as well as cooking and fandangos.

Chaouky Kaboul

Chaouky Kaboul
Owner

Chaouky, a native of Lebanon, established the Academy of Languages in 2002 as an independent corporation, following its initial establishment in 1990 as a branch of the Washington Academy of Languages which he co-founded in 1979. He is a founding member of NOTIS, has served on the education committee of the Red Cross Language Bank, and helped establish the Translation and Interpretation Institute in Seattle.

Sherri Kaboul

Sherri Kaboul
Owner

Sherri has been with the Academy of Languages since 2002, handling the Company’s finances and general corporate responsibilities.

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