Meet the Transimpex staff, here to serve you 24 hours a day!
Doris Ganser, President, Translator Grad.
Transimpex was founded in 1974 by Doris Ganser, who arrived in the United States with a degree in Translation from a German university as well as years of experience in a manufacturing export company and in international consulting. She has made quality in all foreign language communications the guiding principle of her company and everyone associated with it.
Active legal-commercial-technical-scientific translator, degree in Translation and International Business U. Mainz. Continues to write & speak on T&I & international trade. Previously elected ATA secretary & director, 1979 conference organizer American Translators Association (ATA) & frequent MICATA translator & interpreter conference, workshop & seminar organizer; ATA-certified English<>German. 1978 Founder MICATA (Mid-America Chapter of the American Translators Association), former president, VP, director, pioneer of its Fora linguarum concept that was adopted by several other ATA chapters. 1974-2004 officer, director, 2x newsletter editor, chair of several committees, member Greater Kansas City International Trade Council (ITC), Senior Editor IBNews. Continued involvement in civic/international/ethnic organizations, e.g. IRC, Alliance Française, GACA, Germania. Active languages: German (+ spoken/written Bavarian dialect), English, French, Spanish, Italian. Level 2: Portuguese, Dutch, Latin, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Romanian; rudiments Turkish, Greek, Russian, others. Set up American companies as an international trade consultant in Germany before coming to US (incl. involvement in Main-Taunus Plaza, first ever German developed shopping center.) Academic and non-academic courses in accounting, electronics, international trade, shipping, law, marketing & documentation, other areas.
Brian White, Vice President and Account Manager
Brian has been around the translation business practically all his life; he could not avoid it — his mother was and still is a translator and interpreter and founded Transimpex in 1974. After attending Avila University and UMKC in Kansas City, he took a temporary leave from the translation business to become a ballroom dance instructor and supervisor of a dance studio in Washington DC. He later returned to Kansas City, where he helped create a management consulting firm at TC Dance. He rejoined Transimpex in March of 1999 but continues as a director and co-owner of the prestigious TC Dance Studio in Overland Park, Kansas.
Petra Rudat, Office Manager, CFO
Petra Rudat is a German native and was educated in Germany as a Bürokaufmann (Degree in Business Administration). After moving to the US she worked as an Office Manager in a law firm and settled in Kansas City after traveling extensively with her husband.
Neil Berger, Marketing Representative
Neil H. Berger, our marketing representative for the Transimpex Washington DC bureau, has worked for more than 20 years in the translation field. A charter founding member of the Mid-America Chapter of the American Translators Association (MICATA) and a member of the National Capital Area Chapter of the American Translators Association (NCATA), Mr. Berger specializes in international finance and accounting. He holds a master of business administration from Johns Hopkins University and is active in the international community in Washington, DC.