Michelle Menard

President and CEO

The daughter of immigrant parents, Michelle grew up in a multicultural and multilingual family. She founded Choice Translating® in 1995 while attending the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Today, shaped by her vision to change the world one word at a time, the company is a multimillion-dollar borderless business.

Outside of Choice Translating®, Michelle enjoys international travel, raising chickens and guinea fowl, and spending time with her family.

Vernon J. Menard III

Chief Operating Officer

Vernon Menard joined Choice Translating® in 2000 as Chief Operating Officer, working to make the world smaller, more connected and a better place to be. Vernon holds a B.A. in international studies, economics and Spanish from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. He also completed the EO (Entrepreneurs’ Organization) Entrepreneurial Masters Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Outside of Choice Translating, Vernon enjoys learning new things. Current projects include beekeeping and organic farming in the North Carolina Foothills.