The Workplace Spanish® Team
Workplace Spanish® has a highly skilled group of teachers, certified translators, program developers and cultural experts from Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Chile and of course, the United States. Our associates are selected not only for their language skills, but also for their energy, enthusiasm and customer service dedication. Meet some of our outstanding people:
Tom Sutula -- President & CEO - Tom is the founder of the company; his business background includes senior positions in retailing and marketing. He also served as VP - Marketing for Hitachi Home Electronics and as COO of Shop at Home, Inc. He draws on broad experience in general management, operations, marketing, manufacturing, sales, vendor relationships, human resources and training.
Susan Wall -- Director of Operations - Susie has brought us a wealth of financial and operational talent. She has served as Controller & Process Improvement Manager for SchlumbergerSema and as Senior Accountant for National Data Corporation. She has made major improvements in our ordering processing, website structure, and inventory systems. She is the alter ego to Tom.
Lanie Bevan -- Business Development & Instructor - Lanie works with us when she is not in her Realtor role. She has taught many types of classes especially in the government arena where she has taught for the City of Atlanta and DeKalb County among others. She developed our Real Estate teaching outline, the outline for our Click It® "Intro Course" and is our key trade show representative.
Claudia Diaz Kukucka -- Director of Programs - Claudia is a native of Colombia and a certified translator and interpreter. She has considerable business experience, especially in the sales and marketing area. Claudia has taught Human Resources, Construction, Customer Service, Government, Manufacturing and Sales programs, and has upgraded our programs by developing practice conversations for our training manuals. You will hear her voice on many of our CD's. She is also a translator for the CDC.
Cecilia Santamarina -- Instructor - Cecilia is a native of Argentina and a certified translator and interpreter. She is a Vice President of the Atlanta Association of Interpreters & Translators and actively serves on their board. Cecilia was instrumental in the development of our health care program and has taught supervisor classes for Georgia Power Company, travel Spanish for CIENA Corporation as well as home improvement classes for The Home Depot, and classes for teachers with Easter Seals.