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Meet Our Kansas City Missouri Team

Our Kansas City team can help you with any of your sign language interpreting needs. The coordinating staff provides you with the right interpreting services based on your specific needs and are dedicated to bridging the communication gap for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.

The Director

Michelle Brewer

Director of Interpreting Services

Michelle Brewer is a nationally certified interpreter who has been with Interpretek since 2002. Originally from Rome, NY, she came to Rochester with the goal of becoming an Interpreter after obtaining AAS degrees in Chemical Dependency Counseling and Human Services. After graduating from National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) with her AAS degree in ASL-English Interpretation, she immediately began her career at Interpretek as a Coordinator.

Throughout her career in the Rochester, NY community, Michelle has been fortunate to take advantage of the opportunities presented to her by interpreting in a variety of settings. Also, she has proudly served on the board of the Genesee Valley Region of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (GVRRID), the Local Partner Advisory Board for The National Center for Deaf Health Research (NCDHR), and the Advisory Board for the American Sign Language and Interpreting Education (ASLIE) department at NTID.

Michelle is committed to Interpretek’s values and works to inspire and support others in doing the same. She has a passion for the Deaf community and interpreting community, as well as Interpretek’s consumers, customers, employees, and Interpretek as a whole. After serving various roles at Interpretek through the years, Michelle is currently a Director of Interpreting Services and leading three of the long-standing service areas.

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The Coordinators

Tiffany Harrison

Coordinator

Tiffany Harrison graduated from the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) in 2006 and is certified as an interpreter in Missouri. In January of 2016, Tiffany started working at Interpretek as a staff interpreter then transitioned to a coordinator in June of 2020. Outside of work, Tiffany is a proud mother of two girls and loves spending time with her family!

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De'Anna Brockway

Coordinator

De’Anna Brockway decided to start learning sign language at a young age. She grew up around the Deaf community with 3 of her friends, all sisters, being Deaf and their family and friends signing frequently. Some of those family and friends were even full-time interpreters.

De’Anna decided to start a career at Interpretek after her husband worked here. From her husband’s and her own experiences, she’s learned that Interpretek is an amazing place to work. She has been a full-time coordinator with the company since October of 2017.

Outside of Interpretek, she attendings local workshops, does pro-bono tactile work for religious events twice a week and meets with a Deaf mentor at least twice a year.

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Annual Missouri Interpreters Conference

Interpretek attended the 29th annual interpreters conference. This years theme was “Don’t limit your challenges; challenge your limits.”

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Museum of Deaf History, Arts & Culture - Boots & BBQ Un-gala

Interpretek participated in the 2021 Boots & BBQ Un-Gala Benefit for the Museum of Deaf History, Arts & Culture. Money raised at the un-gala went towards maintaining and preserving the rich heritage of the Deaf at the museum.

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National company with a local feel

Our Kansas City office is here to provide support for sign language interpreting services across the nation!

Phone: 816-246-8770

Fax: 816-246-8531

Email: KC.Office@Interpretek.com

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