Mary Chen, Senior Consultant
Master of Science in Child Development from UNC Greensboro
Graduate courses in Child Development at Florida State University
Graduate courses in Counselor Education at Wake Forest University
Bachelor of Arts in English from Anhui University in China
What Mary enjoys most about
“I like to tell people that I am in the friendship business; my ultimate goal is to help my clients build strong and long-lasting relationships with their international customers and partners while achieving successes in the global marketplace.”
Mary Chen is a Senior Consultant with Luminas. She came to the U.S. from China in 2000 to attend graduate school and has been living in North Carolina ever since.
Mary is a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) and has over 20 years of experience working with global companies both in China and the US. In addition, Mary was the first English-Chinese translator certified by the American Translators Association (ATA) in the state of North Carolina. She not only provides accurate translation and interpretation services to clients, but also educates clients about cultural differences and culturally appropriate business practices, from business negotiation to relationship building, enabling clients’ effective and appropriate communications with their Asian customers and contacts.
Mary is also actively involved in various Asian American organizations by serving on the boards or contributing her expertise to help connect the Asian community with other groups in the society.