Kyle D. Vraa, M.A., CT
Kyle has more than 15 years of experience as a professional translator, working from German and the Scandinavian languages (Norwegian, Danish, Swedish and Icelandic) into English. Over the course of his career, he has worked with a wide variety of texts from different industries with a special emphasis on business, banking and finance documents. He has a background in Commercial Banking and Finance, having worked for US Bank in the Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Lending and Mortgage Banking divisions.
A native English speaker, he is a graduate of the Russian program at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California. In addition, he holds a B.A. in Scandinavian Languages and an M.A. in German from the University of Minnesota. As part of his graduate work, Kyle was awarded an IRSEP (International Reciprocal Student Exchange Program) scholarship to study Nordic Languages at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway.
Professional Memberships and Affiliations
- American Translators Association (Active Member and Certified Translator)
- American Translators Association Mentoring Committee
- Germanic-American Institute, St. Paul, Minnesota
- Alliance Française Mpls/St. Paul