Published in Women We Admire – May 23, 2022
23. Giovanna Carriero-Contreras
Founder and CEO, Cesco Linguistic Services
Giovanna Carriero-Contreras is the Founder and CEO of Cesco Linguistic Services. She conceptualized and launched the company as a foreign language agency and a conduit between Colorado’s Limited English Proficiency residents and the service providers who tend to the needs of this growing population. Cresco provides linguistic services to many of the well-known and respected Colorado businesses in the legal, medical, insurance, workers compensation, and community-based industries. They lead and manage a pool of over 200 language professionals covering a wide range of languages from the most common to the most exotic.
Previously, Carriero-Contreras was a senior project manager at Lionbridge Technologies and before that a linguistic tester at SDL International. Earlier in her career she worked with J.D. Edwards (now Oracle) as a translator. Carriero-Contreras earned an undergraduate degree in English and French literature and languages from Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli.
Cesco Linguistic Services was founded on August 4, 2004. Our passion is to facilitate Human-to-Human understanding in meaningful and rewarding ways through the power of language. We excel at providing expert & timely customized language solutions for organizations of all sizes. The name Cesco (pronounced “Chesco”) comes from the founder’s firstborn son Francesco, whose birth coincided with the year the company was founded.