Patricia Minor, Certified Corporate Etiquette and International Protocol Consultant has earned the highest certifications in the etiquette industry. She was trained by and graduated from the prestigious Protocol School of Washington, the first and only accredited business etiquette, protocol and communication skills school in the nation recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. She also trained and graduated from the prestigious Emily Post Institute with certification in corporate etiquette training. Ms. Minor received certification for children/teen etiquette from The American School of Protocol. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the Etiquette School of Maryland, located in Columbia, Maryland.
An educator for more than 20 years, she enjoys working with youths and professionals. As the Director of Sales with America's Best Selling Brand of skin care and beauty products, she traveled throughout the country training, educating, motivating, and inspiring hundreds of women to build their own successful businesses.
Prior to founding the Etiquette School of Maryland, Ms. Minor was President and CEO of her own corporate gift marketing corporation where she supervised, trained and presented corporate seminars on multi-cultural client etiquette. She has studied and practiced international etiquette and protocol. Her travels include Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, Mexico, Korea, Japan, Philippines, Germany, France, China, Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic and Slovak Republic.
Ms. Minor's diverse cultural life experience, her education and teaching background, professional training, love of people, and a passion for civility, etiquette, and manners bring added value to her etiquette classes and seminars.
She enjoys learning Mandarin Chinese, traveling, reading, decorating, healthy gourmet cooking with her husband, and organic gardening.