Your ILC Team


Giancarlo Di Mizio

Education Director

Giancarlo "Gianni" is the Education Director for Indy Language Center and is responsible for daily management of all aspects of our Carmel, IN location. An Italian native, he brings with him a decade of teaching experience and managerial skills. He speaks Italian, Spanish, and some French.


Megan Sheppard


Megan has had a long and varied career in foreign language education, including a decade teaching students of all levels and all ages in South Korea. She has been teaching specialized English, TOEFL, and Accent Reduction lessons at ILC since 2018, and officially joined our team as school administrator in 2020. She supports our language teachers and handles the day to day scheduling, billing, and general operations for the school.


Saskia Graddy

Front Desk

A native of The Netherlands, Saskia permanently settled in the USA about 12 years ago. She worked for a Fortune 500 company, managing customer support, warranty administration and channel development activities for the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions. Saskia’s language skills were of great benefit in the day-to-day execution of her work. Besides English and Dutch, she speaks German, French and some Spanish. Saskia is passionate about linguistics and multi-cultural cooperation and excited to now join our team to help others develop their language skills and talents!

Indy Translations Team


Kelly Hocker

CEO/Managing Partner

A managing partner and co-founder of the company, Kelly earned degrees from Indiana Wesleyan University and Indiana University. Kelly devotes his time primarily to overseeing the daily operations of Indy Translations, but is also active in the company’s financial operations and marketing initiatives. Kelly brings with him a diverse background in business, including marketing, project management and accounting which assures that the company runs smoothly and customers receive the highest degree of service.


Bill Zart

Director of New Business & Translations/Managing Partner

Bill is a linguist and translator who received his B.A. in Russian, Spanish and French and his M.A. in Russian and Spanish linguistics from Purdue University. He also studied at the Pushkin Institute in Moscow. Earlier on in his career, he taught Russian, Spanish, French, Portuguese, American Sign Language and English as a Second Language, working at Purdue University, Marian College, LTC, ELS, Ivy Tech, IUPUI and IUPUC. Bill is the co-founder of Indy Translations. He is a member of the American Translators Association, the Midwest Association of Translators and Interpreters, and the American Council of Teachers of Russian.


Jonathon Henley

Project Manager/South Florida Office Manager

Jonathon Henley joined our team in August 2006 as a full-time project manager. He is from Indianapolis and a graduate of Indiana University Bloomington, having earned a Bachelor's Degree in both German and International Studies. Prior to graduating IU, Jonathon studied for an academic year abroad from 2004-2005 at the University of Freiburg in Germany. In the summer of 2004, he also interned with Indy Translations, assisting with translations and the teaching of an immersion class, developing marketing and promotion skills, and using extensive research with database building for client referrals at our offices in Indianapolis and North palm Beach. Since May 2014, he had headed our South Florida operations.


Annamaria Proksch

Project Manager/St. Louis area Office Manager

Anna Proksch joined our team in September 2005 as a full-time project manager. A native of Varese, Italy, she started her studies at the University of Milan. After moving to New York in August 1999, she finished her studies at SUNY Geneseo and graduated with a major in French and a degree in Foreign Languages and Literature. Her knowledge of Italian and French combined with her outstanding communication and organization skills make her a perfect fit for Indy Translations. She works from our St. Louis, Missouri location.