About

Umit Ceylan Sonmez

Freelance Translator, Business Owner

With more than 10 years of operational and management experience, and as an entrepreneur who built quickly built her businesses, Sonmez is leader in online translation services. Her clientele is global, including Embassies, private individuals, and institutional organizations. She is an expert streamlining the translation process utilizing outsourcing and freelancers, resulting in reduced overhead and increase profits.

Sonmez specializes in freelance translation of legal texts from Turkish to English and a consecutive interpreter; and is the main moderator of www.translationprofessionals.com

Her most recent adventure is “How to Be a Translator”, and eBook available for download at Amazon, Smashwords, iTunes, Kindle, Android, and many others.

Notable accomplishments:

  • 1998 Recipient of Vehbi Koc Foundation Excellence Scholarship
  • 2009 Toastmasters Competent Communicator award
  • 2010 Toastmasters Humorous Speech Contest 2nd Place winner
  • 2011 Toastmasters Evaluation Contest 2nd Place winner
  • 2009 and 2011 Published poet sponsored by City of Manhattan Beach

You can reach Umit Ceylan Sonmez at: Ceylan@translatorprofessionals.com

Kristi Enigl

Global Career Coach

Kristi Enigl brings over 20 years of success in Human Resources, Recruiting, and as a Hiring Manager, to her private practice. She has hired hundreds of employees, interviewed thousands of candidates, and reviewed hundreds of thousands of resumes. For the past four years, she has helped 100′s of clients manage their careers, with powerful resumes, bios, and social media profiles. Her career services lead to enhanced job and career management, and her clients enjoy a very high level of success in their endeavors.

In addition to her own blog, she is often a guest blogger at Workingwomen.com, The Daily Blogma, and SelfGrowth.com, and others, and has provided career seminars at USC, SCI_Arc, the AIA|LA,  Working World, and many others.

You can reach her at Kristi@translatorprofessionals.com