Translation and Interpreting Agency Global Language Solutions Earns Global Award from Association for Corporate Growth Orange County Chapter

Award is given to high-performing growth company headquartered in Orange County or the Inland Empire with a global reach in operations.

(Irvine, CA) – The Association for Corporate Growth Orange County chapter (“ACG-OC”) bestowed coveted awards celebrating growth, innovation and corporate responsibility to Orange County’s finest companies at its Annual Awards Gala on May 17, 2014. Translation and interpreting agency Global Language Solutions was awarded the Global Award (private company), which is given to a high-performing growth company headquartered in Orange County or the Inland Empire with a global reach in operations.

Presented by Southern California’s leading commercial tenant representation firm, Hughes Marino, the gala spotlighted Orange County companies excelling in a variety of categories as judged by an independent review panel of academic and business professionals.

Out of more than 100 nominations, 25 finalists were selected by an advisory board within ACG-OC, with nine recognized as ACG-OC 2014 Award Winners.

“The companies recognized in this year’s event represent the best and brightest in Orange County,” said J. Michael Issa, ACG Orange County president and principal of GlassRatner Advisory and Capital Group. “As an organization, ACG-OC prides itself on assisting local firms in their achievement of superior status through education, networking and collaboration. The ACG Awards Gala is an opportunity to reflect and celebrate the great business talent that exists in our local community.”

The winning companies include:

Global Award (private) – Global Language Solutions
Global Award (public) – Newport Corporation
Growth Award – Over $50M – ETAP/Operation Technology
Growth Award – American Handforge
Corporate Responsibility – Zumasys
Green Award – Newlight Technologies
Sustainability Award – Phoenix Telecom
Innovation Award – Dana Innovations
Founders Award – Walker Brothers Machinery & Moving

In addition to being recognized as a high-performing global company by ACG-OC, GLS was listed as one of the fastest growing women-owned businesses (WOB) in Orange County, California for 2013 by the Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ). GLS was also named as the 13th largest localization vendor in all of North America (2013) and one of the top-grossing language service providers in the world by the market research firm Common Sense Advisory. It has also placed on INC5000 list of fastest growing private companies for three consecutive years.

GLS has realized positive growth each year since 1994. Comments GLS president and co-founder Inna Kassatkina, “We are truly a high-performing global company and honored to be included on ACG-OC’s list of thriving Orange County businesses. In addition to our revenue growth successes, we also now have offices around the world in Asia, Europe, and Latin America and continue to add to our teams here in the U.S. and internationally.”

About Global Language Solutions

Global Language Solutions (GLS) is a full-service ISO 9001:2008 and EN 15038:2006 certified translation and interpreting firm specializing in over 100 languages. GLS provides culturally and linguistically accurate document translations, website localization, multilingual typesetting/graphic design, cultural and linguistic validation, conference interpreting, voice-overs, and more. The company’s clients include leaders in the financial, legal, life sciences, healthcare, manufacturing, and technology industries. GLS is a WBENC-certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE). For more information, visit Follow GLS on twitter at

About ACG Orange County

Founded in 1954, the Association for Corporate Growth is a global organization with 56 chapters involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions. ACG’s 14,000 members include professionals from private equity firms, corporations and lenders that invest in middle-market companies, as well as from law, accounting, investment banking and other firms that provide advisory services.

Contact Information
GLS Press Contact: Melissa Gillespie, (760) 522-4362,
ACGOC Press Contact: Sharon Noot, (714) 527-7735,

View a video showcasing the Global Award finalists.

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Company Name: Global Language Solutions
Contact Person: Melissa Gillespie
Phone: (760) 522-4362
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