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Welcome to HIS Sign Professional Sign Language Interpreting Services

HIS Sign, LLC is your best resource for American Sign Language interpreting services in the Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. areas.

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Whether it is on-site sign language interpreting, video remote interpreting (VRI), CART services, spoken services or training in Deaf culture – HIS Sign has you covered!

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With over 30 years of professional experience, HIS Sign is your single resource for interpreting services, ADA consulting, and related training. Need an Interpreter?

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Meet The HIS Sign Team

Christina Hammrich
President/Owner

Christina became interested in American Sign Language at a young age when her father would take her sailing to Martha’s Vineyard, a Deaf utopia off the coast of Massachusetts which was instrumental in the development of American Sign Language (https://www.verywellhealth.com/deaf-history-marthas-vineyard-1046546).  In 5th grade her mom gave her a sign language dictionary that she used to teach herself ASL.  She attended Penn State University (where she roomed with Ilene Breneman, her best friend since 6th grade and later her matron of honor and now HIS Sign HR Manager), receiving a BS in Marketing.  It was at State College where she took her first sign language class which began a lifetime passion turned profession. 

Upon graduation and after meeting Brian (husband and now CEO of HIS Sign), she continued taking sign language and interpreting classes. In June of 2010, after 20 years of freelancing, Christina and Brian started HIS Sign, a sign language interpreting agency based in Northern Virginia.  While Brian ran the office, Christina was out in the field providing interpreting services, building HIS Sign’s customer base and growing the interpreter pool.If Christina is not working, she most definitely is not at home. She has successfully been able to pair her love of interpreting with her love for traveling, interpreting in such places as Canada, the Caribbean, China and Iceland. Her other passions include eating at fine dining establishments, SCUBA diving and catching Broadway shows in New York City with her daughter or at the Hippodrome in Baltimore with her daughter-in-law. And her #1 favorite pastime is spending time with her granddaughter, Kate!
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Brian Hammrich
CEO
In 1988 he accepted a position with Applied Communications, Inc. in Omaha, Nebraska. In 1989 he accepted a position with Visa, in San Mateo, California and 9 years later transferred to their offices in Virginia where he worked for the next 10 years.In June of 2010, Brian joined his wife in launching HIS Sign, LLC as a full-fledged sign language interpreting agency. Brian’s responsibilities with HIS Sign include handling the company’s technical needs and acting as a backup scheduler. Brian met Christina while he was living in Phoenix, Arizona.  He moved to Omaha, Nebraska and together he and Christina moved to San Mateo, California where their children Matthew and Mikayla were born.  Brian loves driving on vacations with his family, Scuba diving, Videography and graphics editing, roller blading, hiking and all outdoor activities.
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Ilene Breneman
HR Manager

Ilene joined the HIS Sign team in 2011. She received a Marketing Degree from Shippensburg University in 1988. She spent 15 years with United Telephone/Sprint as an Account Manager selling voice and data products as well as a Sales/Product Trainer and Product Manager.

She has also served as a Director of Marketing in the advertising and television markets before joining HIS Sign. Ilene is active in her community, schools and church. She is involved in a mentoring program at a local school district, her church and community outreach programs.Ilene lives in Dover, PA with her husband. Her passions include spending time with her children and family, flying, volunteering and traveling.
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Jennifer IIgenfritz
Finance Manager
She is actively involved with her church and her hobbies include reading, gardening, boating, and spending time with her family and friends.
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Matt Peev
Account Executive
He has spent the majority of his nearly two decade career, honing his skills under the umbrella companies of MSCI in the Washington, D.C. Metro area and in London, England. Matt currently resides in Ashburn, VA with his wife and two sons. Despite his aging body, Matt plays sports in his free time and continues to share his love of travelling with his family.
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HIS Sign Testimonials

“HIS Sign has been very responsive to our needs, providing qualified interpreters in a timely manner. I am very pleased with the level of service they provide.”
Joan Ehrlich
Coordinator, Interpreter Services Office, Northern Virginia Community College

In response to the Covid-19 outbreak,

HIS Sign is now offering Virtual Interpreting Services (VIS) to assist our clients and the deaf community.