Global Speak Network Translation Services Announces its certification Press Release by Global Speak Network Translation Services

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Houston, Texas (April 12, 2013) – Global Speak Network Translation Services (, a Houston translation and interpretation services has been certified as a Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE), Minority-Owned Business (MBE) by the City of Houston / Houston Minority Supplier Development Council and a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) by the State of Texas.

“The WBE / MBE / HUB certifications provide third-party verification of woman-owned and minority-owned status,” says Flor Dimassi, CEO ( The WBE / MBE / HUB certifications are valuable tools in accessing supplier diversity programs within corporations and governmental procurement programs. Many corporations and governmental entities have supplier diversity initiatives requiring that a certain percentage of their procurement dollars be spent with WBE’s, MBE’s and HUB’s. 

The WBE / MBE / HUB certification process is comprehensive and extends beyond verification of legal ownership by women and minorities. Business owners must provide conclusive documentation that at least 51% of the company is women-owned, minority-owned, controlled, and operated.  In addition, women and minority business owners must have the ability to perform in the company’s area of specialty without reliance on resources of non-women owned entities. 

Global Speak Network Translation Services serves clients worldwide with their translation needs and those who are interested in increasing workplace productivity and improving the communication effectiveness of face-to-face meetings, simultaneous interpretation conferences, focus group market research, training sessions and document translations. Whether your communication project is needed verbally or in written form, the company comes prepared to assist their clients in delivering a concise message, on time and within budget. Global Speak Network is also prepared to step in on last minute rushed project. Availability and responsive solutions are their consistent focus whether in Spanish, Portuguese, English or other languages. Global Speak Network is poised to assist business leaders in extending their revenue base through the use of their language services.

Flor Dimassi
 is a professional freelance simultaneous English - Spanish conference interpreter and CEO of Global Speak Network Translation Services with over fifteen (15) years of experience as a top performing Spanish translator and interpreter. Her experience is as an international interpreter and she has an extensive background in communications, conference presentations, and developing collaboration within interpretation teams. She has worked in various facets of the industry, including court interpretation, depositions, focus group market research, voiceovers and procedural manual conversion. Her primary focus is in coordinating and sourcing all requests for translation / interpretation towards meeting her client’s expectations. She is also a member of the American Translators Association (ATA) and the Houston Interpreters and Translators Association (HITA). She is fluent in Spanish, French and English. Her client base spans various market industries, including but not limited to, Oil and Gas, Legal, Museums, Conferences, Market Research Focus Groups and Medical. Dimassi is a graduate of both The University of St. Thomas, in Houston, Texas, with a BA in International Studies and completed studies in French language and literature from L’Alliance Francaise in Paris, France. She also serves as a scout leader for Troop 266 in Houston, Texas. 

Thomas Lacombe brings over ten (10) years of geologic oil and gas knowledge and twenty three (23) years of sales and business management experience. His primary focus is in exploring emerging markets and employs a strategic sales approach in expanding the messaging of the translation industry. Thomas is also a member of The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG). Thomas is fluent in Spanish and English. Lacombe is a graduate of Louisiana State University, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a BS in Geology.
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Published OnApr 15, 2013
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