Who We Are

Creating Pathways to Clearer Communication

With 20 years of industry experience, we have strong relationships with our clients and experienced linguists around the world. We create partnerships, not transactions, offering clients personalized solutions to their business needs: fast, accurate and customizable solutions for language services to save both time and money.


Managing Partner

Juan Lara


Juan Lara is the CEO and founding partner of Cypher Translation Services. With almost 20 years of experience in the language services industry, he has worked in leadership, program management, project management and development in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors.

Before founding Cypher Translation Services, Juan spent 5 years as Director of Language Access and Proficiency at one of the largest resettlement agencies in the United States.

In his free time Juan enjoys volunteering in sports programs in his community.

Certifications & Memberships

Certified Minority Business Enterprise
member, Minnesota United Certification Program
Certified Targeted Group Business
member, American Translators Association
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Latino Chamber of Commerce Minnesota logo