The firm’s founder and CEO, Elena Rojas, has an established reputation as a leader in business and pioneer in the areas of monitoring, transcription, interpreting and translation. She has been featured on such television programs as KTLA’s (Channel 5) Making It, and has been included multiple times in the publication, Hispanic Business.
Ms. Rojas is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton with a BA in Spanish (emphasis in Linguistics), a BA in Latin American Studies (minor in Portuguese), an MA in Spanish (concentration in Linguistics), and a certificate in Legal Interpretation and Translation from California State University, Los Angeles. She has traveled, lived and taught English in Spain and taught English for Special Purposes for five years at the University Of Carabobo School Of Medicine in Venezuela.
She has taught Spanish and ESL at various universities and junior colleges and the Theory and Practice of Translation at UC San Diego for the past ten years. Because of Ms. Rojas’ experience with collegiate instruction, curriculum design and development, text review, course implementation strategies, and aptitude testing in translation and linguistics, Protrans, employees have one of the most extensive and unique training and testing programs in the country.