Leadership Council Member
Managing Partner | TransForma Translation Services
Carmen Hiers is Managing Partner for TransForma Translation Services, a company that provides multilanguage translation services in a variety of industries for law firms, banks and multinational companies. Services include translation of documents such as sales & marketing materials, workshop/training materials, policy manuals, book excerpts and abstracts, contracts, loan documents, income tax returns, audit reports, stock ledgers and financial statements. Services also include video dubbing and subtitling, DTP, transcription and website localization. Past and current clients include The History Channel, A&E Networks, The Biography Channel, DirecTV Latin America, MasterCard International, Microsoft, the International Bank of Costa Rica, Northern Trust, Discovery Networks, The Miami Herald, Sonesta Hotels, WLTV-Channel 23 Miami (a Univision affiliate), Carlton Fields, and individual law firms and mortgage brokers.
Hiers’ corporate experience includes serving as Regional Group Director for The Jeffrey Group, one of the leading independent full-service public relations agencies in Latin America, overseeing clients like FedEx, Kodak, Abbott Laboratories, Sony Ericsson and Laureate Education, among others. She was also Director of Communications for Discovery Networks Latin America/Iberia, a subsidiary of Discovery Communications, Inc. whose properties included Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Travel Channel and a host of other domestic and global television brands, as well as licensing, retail and publishing interests in the United States and throughout the world. Previously, Hiers also served as media relations manager for Univision, the leading Spanish-language television network in the United States.
Hiers, who is fluent in English and Spanish, is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Communications, and a graduate of Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses program. She resides in Miami, Florida.