Metaphrasis is a comprehensive interpreting and translation company that understands the importance of culture and context in language and communication.

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We are successfully celebrating a decade in business while partnering with the best interpreters, translators and prestigious partners across the nation.

What do we have to show for it? Metaphrasis is no ordinary language service company. We take pride in everything we do and deliver on our promise to provide an exceptional experience at every touch point of our engagements.  We don’t sell products we enhance experiences!

If you are inspired to improve your client’s experience through the use of a professional linguist team, consider our services – onsite foreign language, video remote or telephone interpreting, American Sign Language, translations, braille, transcriptions, trainings and voice-overs.

Elizabeth Colón, President and CEO

We deliver on our promises because we understand that strong partnerships are based on trust, commitment, and follow-through.

Rosemary Wooley, Chief Expansion Officer

We improve service outcomes by taking the time to understand what has and hasn’t worked for you in the past and to design solutions tailored to your specific needs.

Our love for language earned us the US Small Business Administration–Illinois 2014 Small Business Person of the Year, 2015 National Association of Woman’s Business Owners: Woman Business Owner of the Year, and the 2017 Negocios Now: Latina in Business Award.

Metaphrasis is also recognized as a National Woman’s Business Enterprise, Woman Owned Small Business, WMBE-Business Enterprise Program, DBE, MBE/WBE with the City of Chicago and Cook County.