Richard S. Paegelow, Translation
Richard S. Paegelow owns and manages Inline Translation Services, Inc. in Glendale, California. The company specializes in the translation of written materials from English to other languages and serves private, public and non-profit clients across the country. (English-to-Spanish translations account for half of the company's volume.) Inline Translation Services started as a private language school in 1983. Mr. Paegelow purchased the business in 1991 and used the school as a base to build a successful translation company. Key clients include the American Cancer Society, Kaiser Permanente, Hilton Hotels, Boston Scientific, Aon Hewitt (a human resource consulting firm), the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), and many others.
Mr. Paegelow received his B.A. from the University of Kansas with majors in Spanish and Latin American Area Studies, and participated in the KU Junior Year Abroad Program in Costa Rica in 1969. Later, he received a Fulbright Scholarship for graduate studies in Quito, Ecuador. He then received an M.A. Degree in Political Science from the University of Kansas, followed by an MBA degree from Columbia University in New York City, with majors in accounting and finance. After the Columbia University, Mr. Paegelow spent one year with the Institute of Engineering of the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), where he also taught a core course in financial accounting to MBA students there. Prior to purchasing Inline, Mr. Paegelow worked for fifteen years in general banking, management training, and business consulting, and served as Vice President at First Interstate Bank of California.
In addition to his active involvement at Inline Translation Services, Mr. Paegelow is a voting member of the American Translators Association and a member of KU's International Programs Advisory Board.