Profile of Viet English Language Group

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  • Victoria Pham-Gilchrist – President
  • Troy Gilchrist  – Consultant

VELG is the first and only Vietnamese-owned company in New Mexico specializing in a wide range of professional services including document translation, interpreting, business/trade consulting, language instruction and immigration services. We serve individuals, businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies in the United States and Vietnam as well as other countries. We are a minority-owned business eligible for federal contracts and assistance awards. VELG is also recognized as a disadvantaged, woman-owned small business (EDWOSB certified). 

DUNS # 042395438

NAICS: 541930, 611430, 711510



  • Albuquerque Public Schools
  • NM Asian Family Center
  • NM Center on Law and Poverty
  • Avaza Language Services (Nashville, TN)
  • Rio Rancho Public Schools
  • NM Commission for the Blind
  • Forward Together (forwardtogether.org)
  • NM Health Insurance Exchange
  • Pay Lynxs, Inc. (ABQ, NM)
  • Administrative Office of the Courts
  • Kiira Arai Casting (ABQ, NM – Better Call Saul T.V. show, Breaking Bad prequel)
  • Vietnamese individuals and organizations in the U.S. and Vietnam


Victoria Pham-Gilchrist

  • Interpret and translate documents for Albuquerque Public Schools and other NM schools, movie studios, businesses, and other organizations.
  • Interpret and translate documents for private clients doing business with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, hospitals, schools, Social Security Administration, public assistance offices, municipal and NM state courts, police departments, private attorneys, state and federal tax authorities, etc.
  • Teach Vietnamese language and culture courses to Americans wanting to work and live with Vietnamese people.
  • Teach U.S. citizenship courses to Vietnamese individuals.
  • Research Coordinator for University of New Mexico’s School of Medicine (research project related to Vietnamese community in Albuquerque, NM)
  • Business consultant specializing in Vietnamese community relations for U.S. businesses
  • English language instructor – University of Danang, Vietnam
  • Worked for U.S.- Vietnam Studies Corner, a partnership between the U.S. Consulate General and Danang University. Assisted students and and teachers by providing U.S. educational and study-abroad information. Also handled various administrative and library tasks.
  • Director of English Language Service Center, Ltd., in Danang, Vietnam. Specialized in private English language instruction, document translation, and U.S. visa procedures (paperwork and interview preparation).

Troy Gilchrist

  • Vietnamese interpreter and document translator for University of New Mexico Hospitals, Albuquerque, NM, and University of Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN.
  • Former office manager and executive assistant for Elite Management, Inc., Brentwood, TN, a real estate and mortgage loan company.
  • Business consultant specializing in Vietnamese community relations for U.S. businesses
  • Taught English as a foreign language for four years in various universities and English language centers in Vietnam.
Viet English Language Group, LLC