Lourdes Gallagher
Sarasota, FL
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Lourdes Gallagher

Lourdes G.

Sarasota, FL
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I have been acting since I was 7 years old, at plays, commercials and film. International Experience I acted in France, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Argentina and of course many feature films in the USA and in Brazil I teach how to shine on a cartoon voice over commercials and films

About Lourdes G.

My name is L HELENA GALLAGHER a Professional with twenty years of experience in the Art of Science & Technology, Videography, International Business & Marketing, communication, TV & Radio producer, Commercial Artistic Director, Film Director, Film acting. Theatre + much more. I share my knowledge to many people giving back to the world. To pass the knowledge to enrich other human being lives. Making this Earth a cleaner place, energy green, plenty of purified water as a healthier place, plus safer place. To make our environment better. One person can make a difference. I am always seek to become a better person everyday.
High-impact communicator capable of effectively conveying information at all levels when dealing with young and adult students. Solid independent judgment, honorable work ethics, able to build outstanding working relationships.

In 1995 BES Inc has chosen me to become a Project Manager eventually I become the Director of Strategies for South America division, very exciting position! I lived all over the Globe with great International experience (from living in Thailand, Japan, all over Asia, North America, Europe and South America.
My tutoring policy is not just simply to teach Science, International Business or a second language Portuguese, Spanish I always want to teach students more than Acting as well to Practice Communications Skills

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Karen
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Great first class, I really liked Lourdes!

Posted Feb 19, 2020
Carl
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One of the nicest, most articulate and intelligent language coach/instructors I have ever had. A real pleasure to train with. I would highly recommend her services.

Posted Jan 11, 2016

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Experience

IT Director, Digital Marketing Instructor, Artistic Director, Mentor, Language Instructor, Acting Coach, Science Instructor,
May 2010 - Present

Global Technical College

Marketing Specialist, Artistic & Science Director, Coaching training diverse group (underprivileged students) individuals & group lessons live (on campus) and via the internet. Voice over talent for various commercials in the US abroad in a daily basis. Artistic Director for commercial projects: Fortune 500 companies & small business. Executive Film Producer

Director of Strategies Energy Equipment Manufacturer, Creative Commercial Writer & Director, Interpreter
Oct 1997 - Mar 2020

B. E. S. Inc.

Director of Strategies & Business Development Acquiring new Distributors in Brazil & US. Sales Engineer & Marketing Specialist Foreign Language Teacher & Instructor. Portuguese, Spanish Interpreter & Translator. Medical & technical writer, voice over talent, Web Tester, Test Engineer for Web Development. IT Instructor; strong knowledge of Italian and French. Former positions Contractor for: US District Court in Detroit, Michigan and Portland, Oregon; TransPerfect, Kaiser Permanente, Health Media, Ford, GM, Siemens, Chrysler, Health Media Inc., etc. Call Center Manager handling more than 80,000 income calls per day when TV advertisement appeared on major networks TV Globo Americas & Europe (Brazilian TV) . Technical Writer Coordinate large translations projects in Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian for the Auto Industries, Insurance Companies and Health Related Programs. Developed financial strategies; high tech educational CDs, E-Books, Print books.

Expert Witness & Interpreter
Sep 2004 - Nov 2016

U.S. District Court

U.S. District Court in Detroit, Michigan and Portland, Oregon - Position: Expert Witness & Interpreter Expert Witness, helped US District Court Attorneys on their investigations, cases related to illegal human traffic between US, Canada and Mexico, illegal documents production. Assisted investigators to verify evidence against international criminals. Portuguese Interpreter (on site as needed) assisting Public Defender Officer, US District Attorneys with consecutive and simultaneous interpretation. Detroit Public Defense office Position: Expert Witness, Interpreter and Translator

Instructor
Sep 1997 - Aug 2006

University of Detroit Mercy

Part-time Portuguese & Spanish Language Teacher (Weekend College, offered on Saturdays) Conducted college-level courses in the field of foreign languages; areas of instruction include pronunciation, meaning, translation, linguistic history of foreign languages, Created effective language-learning programs, Methodology and Tests. Responsible for preparing and delivering lectures and leading classroom discussions; instructed students in various subject matters, utilizing various methods of lecture and demonstration. Administered and graded examinations; Conducted research and case studies in field of foreign languages, published findings in trade journals and textbooks. Responsible for Brazilian cultural programs, used audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement presentations. Used Blackboard software for testing, for homework assignments and grading students.

Education

Certified Project Manager
Sep 2009 - Apr 2010

Tech Skills -Tampa

Computer Science
Jul 2001 - Sep 2002

Michigan State University

Languages

Portuguese

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Spanish

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Project Manager Certification
Jun 2010

Tech Skills

I have been a project manager before I graduated. I have hands on experience. CAPM
MB1
Feb 2004

DHS

I have a Federal government Clearance MB1 as a Portuguese Interpreter

Awards

The 7th Annual Aurora Awards
May 2007

The 7th Annual Aurora Awards

Best Instructor of the year
May 2005

U D Mercy

Affiliations

Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Oct 2003
An American labor union representing over 160,000 film and television principal and background performers, journalists, and radio personalities worldwide.
Michigan Education Association
Mar 1995
The Michigan Education Association (MEA) is a self-governing education association, representing about 150,000 teachers, education support professionals and higher-education employees throughout the state.
American Translators Association
Jan 1992
ATA is a professional association founded to advance the translation and interpreting professions and foster the professional development of individual translators and interpreters. Its 11,000 members in more than 90 countries include translators, interpreters, teachers, project managers, web and software developers, language company owners, hospitals, universities, and government agencies.

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