Any language, any time, anywhere.

Language Trainers provides individually-tailored language training on a one-on-one or small group basis
to busy people who need language skills for business, family and travel needs.

Head Office
Language Trainers has a worldwide network of qualified and experienced native-speaking language teachers, from London to Lima. Our head office deals with administration, course development, academic support, and matching teachers with learners.
All of our experienced trainers are native speakers (or have a native-speaker level of the language taught) with appropriate teaching qualifications. They are locally based to reduce your expenses and travel time.
The directors of Language Trainers have worked at all levels in the language industry, from thousands of hours teaching to running schools. They are also dedicated language enthusiasts, speaking many languages between them.
Company Information
Language Trainers Corporation of 21 O'Connors Lane, Old Tappan, NJ 07675 is incorporated in New Jersey and is a member of the Association for Language Learning and is ISO9001:2008 and BBB A+ accredited. Language Trainers was established in 2004.


Alexis Sheldon, MA, Cert. TEFL

A Cambridge University graduate (BA Hons Social & Political Science), Alexis speaks English, fluent Russian and Portuguese, good French, Italian, and Spanish, and elementary Mandarin Chinese and Hebrew. A qualified TEFL teacher, Alexis also holds an MA in Tourism Management from Brighton University.

Alexis has over 20 years teaching experience in schools from Israel to Ukraine and was previously responsible for the corporate training division of a leading UK language school. His other projects include Translation Central, a translation services agency and Fast Lane SEO, a multilingual SEO agency.

Jon Pokroy, BA, Dip. TEFL
Academic Director

A Cambridge University graduate (BA Hons Philosophy), Jon is also an experienced English teacher, having worked in Spain, Germany and London for over 16 years. Jon speaks English, and fluent German and Spanish. Jon holds a Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from the world renowned International House training center in London.

Jon has run training for executives in English for Specific Purposes and producing courses for Specific Purposes for corporations, universities and the British Council. Jon has also worked as an examiner for the British Council.

Richard Sheldon, MA, MBA

Richard brings more than 25 years of experience in finance, capital raising and strategy to Language Trainers. He has held management and CFO positions in both private and public companies including ECONnergy Energy Company, Concrete Inc., Weatherford Global Compression Services and ContextWeb. He is currently also the CFO at Complex Media. In addition, Richard was a business development executive at GE Capital and a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company. Richard started his career at Arthur Andersen in London where he became a Chartered Accountant. Richard holds an MA from Oxford University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Our Team

Alexis Sheldon CEO
Jon Pokroy Academic Director
Richard Sheldon CFO
Natalia Taylor Sales Supervisor
Barbara Fuhr Sales Executive
Irina Nofenko Sales Executive
Julia Derbule Sales Executive
Luciana Alberico Sales Executive
Rachel Abad Sales Executive
Relationship Managment
Ariadna Escobedo Relationship Management Supervisor
Mariana Sosa Course Coordinator
Sarah Sauter Course Coordinator
Ingrid Reinig Machado Course Coordinator
Paula Pinal Course Coordinator
Victoria Traverso Course Coordinator
Agostina Dimaio Course Coordinator
Daniela Todinca Course Coordinator
Florencia Casero Course Coordinator
Julieta Dimaio Course Coordinator
Chloe Louise Shill Course Coordinator
Teacher Recruitment
Carla Filippini Teacher Recruitment Supervisor
Valeria Almeida Teacher Recruitment Assistant
M. Emilia Pérez I. Teacher Recruitment Assistant
Academic Department
Mariana Serb Academic Supervisor
Cassidy Dobson Academic Advisor Assistant
Financial and HR
Ellis David Rosen Financial Controller
Gabriela Pascuali HR Coordinator/Finance supervisor
Karissa Timpug Accounts Assistant
IT and Web Development
Nicolas Ferreti IT Manager
Martín Acosta Senior PHP/Javascript Developer
Marcos Castiñeras Senior Designer
Esteban Primost Web Developer
Nicolás Solé Marketing Project Coordinator
Benjamin Harris Managing Editor
Nahuel Sotelo Graphic Designer
Hanna Meiners Managing Editor
Onério Peixoto Managing Editor
Paul Mains Community Manager

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