Resume

Kathy Stackhouse 
750 Park Ave., 3C
New York, NY 10021
Telephone: 1-412-999-4158

Translation Experience
1976 - Free-lance Russian- and Ukrainian-English translator: business, law, banking and finance, medical and pharmaceutical; environmental sciences; oil, gas and coal field development.

1985-1997 The Corporate Word, Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Translation: translated technical and commercial documents from Russian and Ukrainian.
Administrative: developed and managed freelance translator testing program; wrote training materials, procedures; employee handbook.
Project Support: edited and proofread all translations into English; performed quality control checks on translations from English.
Marketing: wrote promotional literature, sales presentations, proposals, newsletters.

1973-1978 Pullman-Swindell, Inc.
Russian-English technical translator: translated Russian engineering documentation, legal documents, correspondence for the general contractor for the Kama River Integrated Truck Plant.

Related Experience
2013 - Canadian Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters Council
Grader for the Ukrainian-English certification examination

2011 - American Translator’s Association
Member of the team developing the Ukrainian-English certification examination.

2009- University of Chicago School of General Studies
Mentor to students in the Russian legal, medical, and business translation programs.

1999-2006 Jampole Communications, Inc.
Vice President, Public Relations: Wrote articles case studies for publication in business and trade media and newsletters for professional service firms and high-tech companies; supervised media relations and research.

1982-1985 David J. Westhead Co., Inc./Advertising
Advertising copywriter: wrote advertising copy and promotional literature for industrial and building products manufacturers and engineering companies; supervised production of ads and literature.

1980-1982 Swindell-Rust Inc.
Manager, Proposal Department: responsible for 3-person department producing engineering and construction proposals; wrote, edited, and produced company newsletter.
1978-1980 Proposal writer: wrote and edited engineering and construction proposals, company newsletter; supervised translation projects.

Education
1978 University of Pittsburgh, Certificate in Writing (24 credits in business and marketing communications)
1975 Carnegie-Mellon University, Russian Translation Seminar
1973 Leningrad State University, Russian as a Second Language
1973 B.A. summa cum laude, University of Pittsburgh, Russian Language and Literature

Professional Affiliations
Member, American Translators Association
Certified, Russian to English translation, American Translators Association, 1978