Michelle Scott, RN, MA
President & CEO
Country of Origin: United States
Language(s): English, Spanish, Italian, Egyptian Arabic

Michelle founded VFH in 1997 under the original name Spanish Translations, Etc. She has a B.A. in Spanish, a B.S. in Nursing and a M.A. in Sociology from Michigan State University. Her professional experience includes supervising a migrant clinic, coordinating maternal and infant support services, coordinating migrant outreach programs, medical interpreting and translation, developing and teaching Spanish courses, and lecturing about cultural and interpreting issues. Michelle enjoys Latin dancing, African drumming, and photography.


Carlos Pava, BA
Vice President & COO
Country of Origin: Colombia
Language(s): Spanish, English

Carlos joined the VFH team in 1999 and became a business partner in 2000.  He graduated from Michigan State University where he studied Psychology and Business Administration.  Carlos' professional experience includes entrepreneurship in Colombia, coordinating refugee resettlement, coordinating interpretating and translation services, and medical and court interpreting. In 2003, he was a recipient of the SBC Hispanic Excellence Awards. A proud father, Carlos is a culinary artist and is always ready for a game of chess.


Dawn Repper
Country of Origin: United States
Language(s): English


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