LEESBURG, VA – April 30, 2012 – UNO Translations and Communications, a full service multilingual services
firm, announced today that its CEO and Founder, Brigitta Toruño, has been invited to serve on Apple Federal Credit
Union’s Member Advisory Group. Her term begins this month.
“I believe Brigitta’s knowledge and skills as a local business owner in the important field of multicultural
communications and international business consulting, as well as her being a business services client of the
institution, will be a tremendous asset to our Member Group,” says Apple Federal Credit Union Branch Manager
As part of Apple’s Member Advisory Group, Brigitta will offer ideas for improving or adding products and services,
and how they can engage the Loudoun community more – with particular focus on reaching out to multicultural
“It’s an honor to have been asked, and I am very excited to be able to support the education community through my
service on their Advisory Group.” says Toruño.
About Brigitta Toruño
Brigitta Toruño, CEO and Founder of UNO Translations and Communications, LLC (UNO) launched the company in 1998 after
more than a decade of work in the corporate world. Before UNO, she was the Hispanic Communications Manager of Fannie
Mae, a Fortune 500 financial corporation. She worked to develop a Spanish-English Glossary of Mortgage Terms that was a
first in the financial industry. She gained valuable experience managing the translation process at Fannie Mae. Prior to joining
Fannie Mae in 1993, Brigitta worked in the Marketing Communications department at Freddie Mac, also a Fortune 500 financial
About UNO Translations and Communications, LLC
UNO is one of very few DC-Area companies to offer translation services for more than 100 languages, and consulting in
international business issues. UNO is a woman, minority-owned company, graduate of the SBA Section 8(a) program, a
Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certified company, a State of Virginia
SWAM certified company, and a Virginia Minority Supplier Development certified company. UNO was recognized with
Honorable Mention in the 2011 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards and received the SBA District Director’s Choice Award
in 2004 and Brigitta received the Business Woman of the Year in 2003 by the Loudoun County Commission on Women.
About Apple Federal Credit Union
Apple Federal Credit Union is a 56 year old not-for-profit financial institution aimed at supporting the education community.
They offer a full-range of high-quality, low-cost financial products and services designed to help members achieve their financial
goals. Every one of Apple FCU’s more than 143,000 members owns an equal share of the credit union, and it is because of
this dynamic that all earnings are returned to the membership in the form of lower loan rates and higher dividend yields. Plus,
member deposits are insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), a federal government agency.
CONTACT: Samantha Villegas, APR