Panama: iSpeak Opens Two New Offices, Adds New Partners and Launches an Expansion Strategy
Last Updated: 7 October 2002

Miami FL, Panama City, Panama – October 7, 2002

iSpeak is pleased to announce that it has opened a new office in Washington, D.C. and has reopened its Miami office.

iSpeak is also pleased to announce that the new offices mark the launch of its Expansion Strategy, designed to improve iSpeak’s customer service and business development in its target markets. As part of its strategy, iSpeak has plans to open its doors in several other U.S. markets over the next 6 to 12 months. All offices are being opened in conjunction with local area partners who bring the value of significant local market knowledge.

The head of iSpeak’s Washington, D.C. office is Laura Flores. Ms. Flores is the former Vice Minister for International Trade for the Republic of Panama and a former business development executive of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Ms. Flores has an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and an undergraduate degree from Brown University. She is also a certified translator, with a degree from Georgetown University, and has a strong understanding of our industry.

The head of iSpeak’s Miami office is Carter Nicholas. Mr. Nicholas is the former Vice President of International Media – Latin America & Canada for Double Click, Inc. He has an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and an undergraduate degree in American Studies from Yale University. Mr. Nicholas formerly ran iSpeak’s Miami office, and clearly understands the market and the needs of iSpeak’s clients.

Says Peter LeSar, CEO, "In the last year, iSpeak has focused on building capacity and increasing efficiencies, so that cost savings could be passed on to clients. We are now intent on bringing our offerings to market more effectively, and in a way that provides better customer service at the local level. Carter, Laura and our Expansion Strategy are a first step in this direction."

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About iSpeak
iSpeak ( is a leading provider of Spanish- and Portuguese-language translation and localization services. With a team of 1200+ linguists mastering 25 Spanish and Portuguese dialects in 20+ technical categories, iSpeak has the most complete and diverse resources for these languages in the industry. iSpeak linguists are managed by an experienced project management team that operates under strict production and quality-assurance processes. iSpeak offers a 100% client satisfaction guarantee, which it extends to a growing portfolio of clients.

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