Ever since Daniel Valcarcel launched his career as a translator in 2003, one of his goals has always been to obtain the American Translators’ Association (ATA) certificate—the gold standard in the industry. While working in Europe, he made plans to travel to Oslo and take the exam, but year after year other obligations kept him […]

“When you limit focus, you multiply achievement.” -Michael Hyatt, Achievement Conference 2018. FLS attended the 2018 Achievement Conference, held in Brentwood, Tennessee on September 14th and 15th.  This conference was organized and led by Michael Hyatt, the creator of the Full Focus Planner (FFP), and his team. Every FLS staff member began using the FFP […]

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Julie Jaeger, a Milwaukee, Wisconsin native, is a long-time translator and friend to FLS. Julie began her translating career while living in St. Paul, Minnesota. While working full time at 3M and capitalizing on her education, she began providing translation services to outside clients to earn extra money. She discovered she enjoyed translation work and […]

In May 2017, FLS welcomed Madison Hughes to our in-house team.  Madison, a Huntsville native, brought a contagious sense of humor and a no-nonsense work ethic with her, both of which are much appreciated at FLS!  After graduating from Buckhorn High School, she began her college education at Calhoun Community College, transferred to the University […]

FLS is pleased to spotlight Ray Ables, a Spanish contract interpreter who resides in Fairhope, Alabama. Ray’s interpreting career began at a very young age while living in Ecuador, where he was born. At the age of four, he accompanied some of his US relatives to the market. There he discovered he could communicate effectively […]