RISE Interpreting is a family-owned small business based in Riverside, CA. RISE launched in the summer of 2007 by the brother and sister team of Phil Carmona and Adonis Parker. Growing up with a Deaf cousin, Phil and Adonis had a natural interest in signing. In Jr. High School, Phil made a friend that was Deaf and the two have remained friends throughout school and to this day. Phil and Adonis went on to complete Interpreter Training Programs in San Diego at Mesa and Palomar Colleges, respectively. Each is nationally certified and combined have over 20 years of professional interpreting experience.
Our office staff also grew up with personal connections to the Deaf Community. For info on the rest of our staff, click here (Staff Bios).
To make effective communication fully accessible between Deaf and Hearing individuals through quality interpreting and community education.
RISE is dedicated to providing outstanding service through quality, efficiency, and sheer hard work.
Respect — for our clients, interpreters, and profession
Integrity — in all business activity
Standards — of professional conduct
Experience & Education — are vital to success