Capability Statement

(Text Version)

Core Competencies: 

Designated Interpreter Specialists, LLC provides Sign Language Interpreting services and communication accessibility services for Deaf and Hard-of-hearing people requesting reasonable accommodations.



Efficient communication is crucial to success. Designated Interpreter Specialists, LLC was established to meet the growing demand of qualified Sign Language interpreters who work with Deaf and hard of hearing professionals. Our company is committed to delivering quality communication access to Deaf and hard of hearing people, and that every customer is left with an excellent experience of our company’s services.


Past Performance: 

U.S. Department of the Navy

Health Resources and Services Administration

Department of Health and Human Services


(Contact our office for the complete list of Federal agencies)



We specialize in identifying and providing solutions which optimize communication for people with communication disabilities. Utilizing the services of a Designated Interpreter eliminates the learning curve, minimizing the need for additional team interpreters, and allowing the organization to fully leverage the value of the Deaf professional. range of skills and abilities of the consumer of services— ultimately saving valuable time and money.



Corporate data:

Originally established in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 2004 as Traci Ison Interpreting Services DBA Interpreting Services for the Deaf, Designated Interpreter Specialists, LLC is an established federal contractor, and a certified economically disadvantaged woman owned small business with the Small Business Administration. Expansion into Maryland began in 2010, full transition to Maryland, May 11, 2016, and then to Washington D.C., November 26, 2018. The primary location served is the Washington, D.C. metro areas.


  • DUNS # 080074951

  • NAICS # 541930

  • CAGE #  7HM24

  • Accepting US credit cards and Government Purchase Cards


Contact information:

Traci Ison, Owner

mobile: 240-660-0588


Office Contact:

Phone: (202) 945-7603

Emergency/ After-hours Line: (240) 813-3003

Location: 11421 Grey Colt Lane, North Potomac, MD 20878