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Management Team

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Nisar Nikzad

President, CEO

Nisar is the founder and CEO of Translation Excellence. He is a native of Kabul, Afghanistan who came to the U.S. in 2001. Nisar is an accomplished language professional with over 18 years experience as a linguist, language instructor, language tester, cultural competency trainer, and curriculum developer. Nisar also has extensive, highly successful experiences in managing contract work for all federal government agencies. Nisar has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Colorado at Denver and an Associate’s degree in Information Technology. In his free time, Nisar enjoys outdoor activities such as playing volleyball, hiking, snowboarding, and running.

Farid Bayot

CFO

FaridBayot joined Translation Excellence in December of 2015. He has extensive experience in a wide range of leadership, management and advisory positions. As Chief Financial Officer, he oversees all aspects of the company’s finances, including the development and management of budgets, preparation of financial statements and reporting. Farid brings over a decade of financial management experience in the private and public sectors, with a focus on developing policies and procedures to improve performance and productivity.

Farid earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business from Metropolitan State College of Denver, an Executive MBA from University of Colorado and a MS in Finance from University of Colorado. In his free time, Farid enjoys spending time with his family, reading, snowboarding, playing soccer and listening to music.


Mary Jarrett

Government Account Manager

As Government Account Manager she oversees all government sales. Mary performs research to identify Government procurement opportunities and build pipeline, develops effective communication plans and strategies for potential and existent contracts with emphasis on developing key value-added relationships, and works effectively to maximize new procurement potentials. As a former CEO, she has over 25 years of experience in sales with Federal Government. She was awarded “Who’s Who in the World” for her contributions in helping our world become more environmental. She studied Ethology at University of Colorado and conducted Animal Research throughout the United States. Mary and her husband enjoy camping and the outdoors. She administers three popular Facebook pages on Colorado outdoor activities.

Gilda Graves

Senior Project Manager

As a Project Manager with Translation Excellence, Gilda provides translation services and coordinates translation projects to meet our customers’ needs. Gilda is a native Spanish speaker and graduate of the Sacred Heart University in Puerto Rico. She has many years of experience teaching Spanish to children and adults, and working with interpreters in the US and abroad. In addition, Gilda has extensive experience in the development, administration and scoring of language assessments. In her free time, she enjoys reading, and spending time with family and friends.

Natalie White

Project Manager

Natalie’s knowledge of the language industry makes her a great resource for all customers in need of language solutions, and for each new project she assesses all details in order to provide the best fitting service. Natalie’s work as Project Manager includes coordinating small and large translation projects, interpreting projects, and facilitating conferences in multiple languages. For every type of project, she is the first line of communication for our certified linguists as well as the customer to make sure that the final product is of the best quality and meets all expectations. Natalie is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she completed two majors: French and Italian languages. She spent multiple semesters during her undergrad studying abroad, through which she gained valuable experience interacting with different cultures. Today in her free time, she enjoys learning new languages and exploring the mountains in Colorado.

Rebecca Cornell

Project Manager

Rebecca has lived in Colorado almost her entire life. She has a strong background in languages and culture and has studied closely Spanish, Russian, ASL, Latin, plus many more languages. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from UCCS and a Master’s degree in Linguistics from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and has solid experience working with many different types of languages and cultures, clients, and technology. Rebecca spends her free time with family & friends, listening to music, and enjoying life in Colorado.

Juan Moreno

Project Manager

Another addition to our management team is Juan M. Moreno, former educator and administrator. He is a certified interpreter and translator in several languages including Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese. Juan has a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish Philosophy from the University of San Diego and a Master’s degree in Pastoral Counselling, Theology, from the Pontifical University in Rome and has lived and traveled around the globe. Juan's strengths are customer service and understanding our clients needs. In his free time, Juan likes to spend time with his family.

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Translation Excellence, Inc. 2620 S. Parker Rd. Ste 210 Aurora, CO 80014
Washington D.C. Office - 1050 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 500 Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: 720-325-0459
Toll Free: 877-409-6737
Fax: 720-325-1563