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Translator Profiles



Translation | Interpreting


We specialize in a single language combination (English<->Chinese) and have developed expertise in multiple areas. 


We are here to make your high-stakes message clear and powerful — whether you need translation of a creative ad, a presentation, or a report.

We excel at projects where mediocrity is not an option.


Trusted to translate the Chinese President's words,
we'll bring the same care and devotion to yours.
Focused | Clear | Powerful
Evelyn Yang Garland
Having graduated from one of China's most competitive and prestigious college programs in science, Evelyn worked in international development for The World Bank and Johns Hopkins before she established a career in language, a subject she has loved since childhood. She passed the ATA translation certification exam and the Maryland court interpreter exam on her first try, both of which had a passing rate below 20%. [Click the link below to read more]
Marie Foley
We came to know Marie by chance—she reached out after seeing an old job ad and impressed us with her very first translation project. She has been a valued member of our team ever since. [Click the link below to read more]
Michelle LeSourd
Michelle and Acta’s founder, Evelyn, have both been active volunteers in their professional association—the American Translators Association. It is no wonder that their paths crossed many times, and they eventually joined forces to cooperate on a variety of translation projects.[Click the link below to read more]
Robert Hopkins
Robert took an interest in the Chinese language after meeting some international students at the University of Michigan. This unexpected interest quickly took root and grew into an abiding passion that led him to pursue intensive language studies in Beijing. He soon discovered his knack for cross-cultural communication and, after nearly four years of work and study in China, returned to the U.S. to pursue graduate studies. [Click the link below to read more]
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We have linguistic experience in the following areas:


  • agriculture

  • aviation

  • biotechnology

  • economics

  • electrical engineering

  • energy

  • environment

  • finance

  • government affairs

  • healthcare

  • industrial engineering

  • intellectual property

  • international relations

  • international trade

  • law

  • marketing and advertising

  • media

  • pharmaceuticals

  • telecommunications


If you need translation in an area not listed above, please contact us. The list above is not an exhaustive one.

Contact Us



  • Businesses

  • Government agencies

  • Academic institutions

  • Non-profit organizations

  • Law firms

  • Publishers

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