Can You Say "Profits"?
This entrepreneur's interpreting service spells success in any language.
Can you explain "appendectomy" in Gujarati? Translate fire safety instructions into Serbo-Croatian? Speak Amharic? Horton Interpreting Services Inc. can.
An international company needs a safety manual in 20 languages. A hospital patient speaks only Cambodian. A welfare agency wants to reach immigrants. From the third floor of a renovated Victorian house in Providence, Rhode Island, Juana Horton fields their calls, draws up contracts, recruits and trains consultant-interpreters, and schedules assignments. Her kingdom includes three offices, two computers and two omnipresent pagers, by now almost melded to her body. Last year, Horton Interpreting Services grossed more than $250,000.
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