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Keri K. Robinson
PR & Marketing Communication Manager
Language Services Associates (LSA)
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Language Services Associates Celebrates 20 Years of Growth and Innovation by Partnering with 20 Charities in 2011

Horsham, Pa. (February 1, 2011) Language Services Associates (LSA), a global language service provider offering a full suite of multicultural solutions, will mark 20 years of growth and innovation when it observes its 20th anniversary on February 1st.  To celebrate this significant milestone, LSA will be partnering with 20 charities in 2011, including the Boy Scouts of America, National Geographic’s Enduring Voices Project for Endangered Languages, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and the Willow Grove Community Development Corporation.  All of these charities were selected by LSA employees.

“I am honored and delighted to be celebrating our 20th anniversary this year,” said Laura K.T. Schriver, Founder, President and CEO, LSA.  “When I formed the company 20 years ago, I never imagined that it would blossom into what it is today.  I proudly attribute our success to the core values that have helped shape our culture, including the ability to approach every situation with a can-do attitude, the promise to consistently deliver superior customer service support and the belief in achieving the impossible through innovation.  I would like to take this opportunity to thank our employees, clients, Linguists, business partners, industry affiliates and the local community for believing in us and for allowing us to reach such a monumental milestone.  The LSA team is thrilled to be celebrating 20 years of growth and innovation and we look forward to continue to provide professional Linguistic services for many years to come.”

Laura formed LSA with a vision to help eliminate multicultural communication barriers worldwide through innovative language-based solutions and exceptional customer service support.  For many years, Laura worked on her own as the company’s President and CEO, Sales Director, Marketing Manager, Sourcing Coordinator and Staff Interpreter.  Today, 20 years since its inception, LSA is one of the fastest-growing companies in America, according to Inc. magazine, and one of the world’s leading providers of translation, localization and interpreting services, according to market research firm Common Sense Advisory.  LSA currently has over 150 employees, a network of more than 5,000 Independently Contracted global Linguists and just over 2,000 clients.

To learn more about the history of LSA, please click here to view the company’s interactive timeline.

About Language Services Associates
Since 1991, Language Services Associates (LSA) has been facilitating foreign language communication and eliminating multicultural communication barriers across a variety of settings and industry segments, including healthcare, government, financial services, manufacturing, education and publishing.  Founded by Laura K. T. Schriver, who still holds the title of President and CEO, LSA has quickly become one of the fastest-growing language service providers in the world with a growth rate of 164 percent in the past three years alone.

LSA is proud to offer all encompassing language and cultural services, including Translation and Localization, Interpreting by Telephone (IBT), Face-to-Face Interpreting, Video Remote Interpreting (VRI), American Sign Language (ASL) and Intercultural Consulting.  The company recently launched INTERPRETALK® Mobile, a telephonic interpretation app for the iPhone and Android devices.

For more information on LSA, please call (800) 305-9673 or visit www.lsaweb.com.  You may also follow LSA on Twitter and fan LSA on Facebook.