Kenton MyersSpanish Interperter (CMI/CHI), ASL/English Interpreter M&N Language Services, LLCBirmingham, Alabama
Kenton Myers, owner of M&N Language Services, LLC, is well known in Alabama for his leadership in the advancement of the interpretation and translation field. Kenton holds a B.A. in Spanish and in Psychology from Birmingham Southern College as well as Spanish-language interpreter certification from the National Board of Certification of Medical Interpreters (NBCMI) and the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI). He is also a Level III (highest level) American Sign Language Interpreter in the state of Mississippi and a permitted ASL interpreter in the state of Alabama (National Certification expected by 2019). He is a member of the International Foreign Language Honor Society Phi Sigma Iota.
With more than nine years of professional interpretation experience in various fields including healthcare, legal, and social services, Kenton’s experience and knowledge makes him and his company the preferred service provider for large health systems like The University of Alabama at Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Health System, and Children’s Hospital of Alabama as well as with state and local agencies like the Alabama Department of Human Resources.
Kenton also serves as president of the Interpreters and Translators Association of Alabama, an organization working to promote the profession, provide community education, and support continuing education for those working in the fields of interpretation and translation. Recognizing the need for more qualified interpreters, he has co-authored a nine month English / Spanish language interpreter training program to prepare individuals for national certification.
Committed to holistic wellness, Kenton is also a Licensed Massage Therapist, Hispanic Outreach Wellness Instructor, and an IronTribe fanatic.