Ms. Eugenia V. Nesterenko has over 20 years of language instruction, interpretation, and translation experience. She founded Global Language Center in 1996 and has successfully operated the company continuously since then. For the past eight years, Ms. Nesterenko has been intimately involved in all facets of our present contract to provide language instructors to FSI.
In a recent ceremony in Buenos Aries, Argentina, Ms. Nesterenko was recognized by over 250 linguists from around the world for her extraordinary professionalism and services to the industry for over ten years.
Ms. Nesterenko possesses outstanding business and team leadership skills including the development and implementation of project planning documents appropriate to the situation; development of budget, resource, implementation, quality assurance, contingency, change and risk management plans; problem solving and the development and application of project methodologies appropriate to the situation. Her other skills and abilities include an excellent ability to cope with a changing environment and to work as a member of a team.
Prior to forming Global Language Center. Ms. Nesterenko was Production Manager for ALC, Inc. for two years (1994 – 1996) and responsible for assignment of translations and interpretations and quality control of the final products. Between 1992 and 1994, she served The World Bank by translating high level and extremely sensitive correspondence between Russian and English officials.
While living in Spain and Dominican Republic between 1989 and 1992, Ms. Nesterenko was a Russian, Spanish and English language instructor and translator.
Ms. Nesterenko holds a Bachelors degree in Geography and Oceanography from the University of Granada in Granada, Spain and a Masters degree in International Business Administration from Kuban State University in Krasnodar, Russia. Her native language is Russian and she is also fluent in Georgian and Spanish.
Mr. David J. Mitchell has over 20 years’ experience in the government sector as a government employee, senior executive, contractor and educator. He has been intimately involved in all facets of our present contract to provide language instructors to FSI and has served as the primary point of contact with FSI under our present contract. During that time, Global Language Center received the top rating for customer satisfaction in all its performance reviews and senior U.S. federal government executives have commended him for his work on multiple occasions
Mr. Mitchell is:
A seasoned project management professional, with outstanding project planning, execution, monitoring, and resource balancing skills with ability to support multiple simultaneous assignments in a matrix organizational structure.
Excels at communicating with clients and project team members to provide accurate reporting and information regarding the ongoing assignments and initiatives.
Experienced in coordinating, negotiating, and motivating project team members in support of the client’s most critical needs.
Effectively training, motivating, and mentoring offsite language instructors, testers, examiners, curriculum developers, and educational information technology developers and trainers.
Experienced with an depth understanding of the education process from the perspective of a teacher and administrator.
Before taking on this assignment with FSI, Mr. Mitchell managed several other projects including turning around a technology development project that had been stalled for over six months. He installed a new project team and delivered the product within three months. Prior to that, Mr. Mitchell created and successfully managed the creation of an Alaskan Native holding company and five small businesses. His project management experience includes managing project teams ranging from five people to 400 people based in 10 offices around the world. In addition, Mr. Mitchell has over 10 years experience as an educator at the secondary school, college, and graduate levels.
He is often an invited speaker on the international business community at conferences worldwide and a leader of multiple industry and community organizations at the international, national, state, and local levels. He is also Chair, Emeritus of the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s International Committee where he increased participation from under 100 to over 600 in less than two years.
Mr. Mitchell has a B.S., Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University and has completed Graduate Studies in Electrical Engineering at West Virginia University and Business Administration at the University of Dayton. He is a member of an Academy of Distinguished Alumni at West Virginia University and a member of several national and international committees. His native language is English.