Our Staff

Ben Hall, CSC, NIC, SC:L


Senior Associate View Full Profile

  • Senior Associate, Interpreter
  • National RID Certification – CSC, NIC, SC:L (Legal certification)
  • Supreme Court of Ohio Certified
  • Ohio Department of Education Licensed Interpreter for the Hearing Impaired
  • Kentucky Board of Interpreters for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Licensed

Linda Ross, CI, CT, NIC Master, SC:L


Founding Associate View Full Profile

  • Founding Associate, Interpreter
  • Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology
  • Associate degree in Sign Language Interpretation
  • National RID Certification – NIC Master, CI/CT, SC:L (legal certification)
  • Supreme Court of Ohio Certified
  • Ohio Department of Education Licensed Interpreter for the Hearing Impaired
  • Kentucky Board of Interpreters for the Deaf and Hard of hearing Licensed

Elisabeth Clegg


Staff Interpreter View Full Profile

  • Associate of Applied Science in American Sign Language Interpretation from Columbus State Community College
  • Ohio Department of Education Licensed Interpreter for the Hearing Impaired

Heather Endres, NIC Advanced


Interpreter, Co-Coordinator View Full Profile

  • Associate degree in Sign Language Interpretation
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
  • RID Certification NIC Advanced
  • Ohio Department of Education Licensed Interpreter for the Hearing Impaired

Janet Fortener, BA


Interpreter Coordinator View Full Profile

  • Associate’s Degree in ASL Interpreting and Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in English
  • Experience working with multiple non-profit organizations
  • Practicum experience at various Deaf-Blind, medical, theatrical and community settings

Grace Artl, NIC


Interpreter View Full Profile

  • National RID Certification (NIC)
  • Associate of Applied Science in ASL-English Interpretation
  • Bachelor of Arts in ASL-English Interpretation
  • Master of Arts Degree in Interpreting Studies
  • Supreme Court of Ohio Rostered Interpreter
  • Ohio Department of Education Licensed Interpreter for the Hearing Impaired

Ashley Jackson, NIC


Staff Interpreter View Full Profile

  • National RID Certification (NIC)
  •  Master of Arts in Interpretation
  •  Bachelor of Science in Therapeutic Recreation
  • Associate of Arts in American Sign Language

Krystal Gainer, NIC


Staff Interpreter View Full Profile

  • National RID Certification (NIC)
  • Associate of Applied Science in ASL Interpretation from Columbus State Community College

Stefanie Day, EdD, PCC-S, NIC


Staff Interpreter View Full Profile

  • Doctorate of Education in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University,  focus on training counselors, dissertation topic “Relationship and Sexual Violence Exposure, Help-seeking, and Myth Acceptance in Ohio’s Deaf versus Hearing Populations”
  • Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Gallaudet University
  • Masters in Administration from Gallaudet University
  • National RID Certification, NIC
  • Supreme Court of Ohio Rostered Interpreter
  • Professional Clinical Counselor, with Supervision Certification in Ohio