NEW YORK, June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TransPerfect, the world's largest privately held provider of language services and translation-related technologies, today announced that Colleen Chulis, the company's Global Director of Linguistic Validation and a member of its senior management team, was recognized by The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as Charlottesville's Finest at the 1st Annual Brewer's Ball.
The Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation honors a select group of men and women from cities or regions across the country that are committed to professional growth through a guided fundraising and awareness campaign. These honorees exemplify strong leadership qualities, are active in their community, and have excelled in their chosen professions. The honorees enjoy many benefits throughout the campaign, primarily the knowledge that they are helping to better the lives of children and adults living with cystic fibrosis.
In accepting the distinction of Charlottesville's Finest, Colleen committed to raising money to help the Foundation realize its mission of controlling and curing cystic fibrosis. With TransPerfect's support as a Mission Sponsor and the help of many generous donations, Colleen's fundraising for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will help support vital cystic fibrosis research, including medical and educational programs.
"It is an honor to be recognized by The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as Charlottesville's Finest," said Chulis. "Having personally overseen translation and linguistic validation for documents used in cystic fibrosis clinical trials made interacting with CF patients and doctors at the Brewer's Ball an experience I will never forget."
With annual revenues of more than $500 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. More than 3,000 global organizations employ TransPerfect's GlobalLink® Product Suite to simplify management of multilingual content. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and EN 15038 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit our website at www.transperfect.com.
About The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the world's leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis. The Foundation funds more CF research than any other organization, and nearly every CF drug available today was made possible because of Foundation support. Based in Bethesda, Md., the Foundation also supports and accredits a national care center network that has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health as a model of care for a chronic disease. The CF Foundation is a donor-supported nonprofit organization. For more information, please go to www.cff.org.
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