Geneva Worldwide is globally revolutionizing how language solutions are delivered to customers. Through our products, we let customers interact easily with our services such as interpreting, transcription and translation.
Our offerings allow for an innovative customer experience with efficient results, depth for knowledge and experience while providing value.
We service over 1,600 clients including Fortune 1000 Companies, government agencies and more.
Craig Buckstein is the CEO of Geneva Worldwide, a global leader in language solutions. Craig has been at the helm, helping Geneva grow for the past 17 years. Under Craig’s leadership, he developed and further refined the company's Language Management Platform that propelled Geneva to the Inc 5000 fastest growing companies for the 5th year in a row. In addition to heading up Geneva, Craig has been on the Board of Governors for the 100 Year Association of New York and President of the Association of Language Companies. Craig graduated from the University of Wisconsin and received his MBA at Baruch College. Craig lives in Hell’s Kitchen, NY.
Joel Buckstein is the President for Geneva Worldwide, a global leader in language solutions. In this role, Joel oversees the financing and strategic oversight of Geneva. In his spare time, Joel enjoys Bridge, Genealogy and pursues continuing education in ancient civilizations.
Nicole Speak is the Vice President for Geneva Worldwide, a global leader in language solutions, and has been a member of the leadership team for 7 years. In this role, Nicole supports the growth of the company and helps to carry out the strategic vision and mission of the organization through: retention and development of Geneva employees, improving overall profitability, and enhancing company efficiency. Prior to coming to Geneva, Nicole was a former accomplished Rhythmic Gymnast and has competed both nationally & internationally as an athlete for Canada. She has also coached the top gymnasts in her province over three age categories receiving recognition for achievements in excellence for all of her 5 years coaching, and was awarded with Provincial honors for coach of the year twice. Nicole received her Bachelors Degree in Business Management and Psychology from University of Manitoba.
Yasmin Menon is Manager of the Translation and Transcription Department at Geneva Worldwide, a global leader in language solutions. An industry veteran for over 15 years, Yasmin currently works with a team of Project Managers to successfully complete high quality translated and typeset deliverables; provides guidance to the team in managing high volume projects and streamlines workflow for the entire project life cycle. Yasmin has lead the efforts to maintain and nurture existing business and is looking to grow Geneva’s translation and related services in the future. In the past, Yasmin has provided desktop publishing and language solutions at LanguageWorks and translations.com. Yasmin has a Master’s degree from The University of Memphis in Organizational Communication and a Master’s degree in film and video. In her spare time Yasmin enjoys reading and museums and gallery runs.
Michelle Lemus is the Operations Manager for Geneva Worldwide, a global leader in language solutions. In this role, she will have oversight of the entire Operations team (Interpreting & Recruitment), handling the highest point of escalation before sending to Contracts, becoming more hands on with strategy & goal setting for the team and for each member of the team, and working closely to determine areas of opportunity to streamline process and increase efficiency. Michelle is also a professional Sign Language Interpreter with the agency. She took ASL classes to fill a degree requirement at The College of Staten Island and fell in love with the language and Deaf culture. In 2006, she graduated from the Seymour Joseph Institute of American Sign Language. Prior to coming to Geneva, she worked as a freelance interpreter for a variety of clients, but medical and mental health interpreting was always her favorite. Michelle is a native New Yorker and enjoys spending time with her chihuahua Chewbacca, her friends and family.
Aurora is Head of Accounting & Payroll for Geneva Worldwide, a global leader in language solutions. In this role, Aurora supervises, monitors and evaluates every aspect of company’s accounting functions.She holds a B.S.in Economics from Babes Bolyai University and an accounting degree from Baruch College. Aurora strives to learn new ways of doing things and takes on challenges that are sometimes out of her comfort zone. An outdoors enthusiast, she loves to spend her free time hiking,biking, skiing or playing tennis.
Anthony Fierro is the Senior Recruiter for Geneva Worldwide, a global leader in language solutions. In this role, Anthony manages the proactive and reactive recruiting and on-boarding of freelance interpreters, translators, and transcriptionists. A 2013 graduate of the University of Delaware’s triple language program, Anthony previously worked in a bilingual Spanish/English setting as a Recruiter and Recruiting Manager at Bayada Home Health Care, before coming to Geneva Worldwide in June of 2015. Anthony currently lives in the East Village. He enjoys reading, continuing his education in foreign languages, particularly Spanish and German, and is an avid guitar player in his spare time.