The following history is not related to interpreting, but instead is related to the companies I run. I typically book
between 60-120 days a year of interpreting depending on the year.
Authored and released new book "Katakana From Zero!"
Authored and released new book "Hiragana From Zero!"
Began operating new website focusing on Japanese girl band tour merchandise imported from Japan. (HelloStoreUSA.com)
Contracted with multiple artists to released first in "Fresh Cuts from Japan" music CD series. (available on JapanFiles)
Released updated versions of "Japanese From Zero!" book
Developed custom line of Japanese t-shirts for YesJapan corporation.
2006 - Released first perfect bound edition of co-authored "Japanese From Zero!" books 1, 2 and 3.
- Began production on Japanese Topics Mania Show Online
Japanese video podcast for
- YesJapan.com has first booth in Anime related convention
- Released Best of YesJapan Shows DVD Volume 1.
- Opened MP3 music store
JapanFiles.com to sell
Japanese independent music artists music.
- Merged GeorgeAndKeiko.com with YesJapan.com.
Opened subscription based service GeorgeAndKeiko.com.
Began production of George and Keiko Online Japanese Topics Show weekly video show.
Opened subscription based services YesJapan.com to teach Japanese online.
Began adapting Japanese From Zero! book series to an online course format.
Began developing Japanese text book series "Japanese From Zero!"
Began teaching Japanese with newly formed company Trombley Takenaka International.
Moved back to the United States and began tour guide job for Japanese tourists.
Operated import / export business while in Japan.
Began freelance interpreting for small import / export company.
Moved to Japan at age 12.