Kim Purscell

Certified Business, Social & Intercultural Etiquette Consultant, Kim Purscell has earned the highest certifications in the etiquette industry. She was trained and licensed by The Protocol School of Washington®, the leader in international protocol, cross-cultural awareness, business etiquette and image training... 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 received certification from Protocol London, and for children/teen etiquette from The American School of Protocol. She is the Founder and President of Etiquette Matters LLC in Minnesota.


Prior to founding Etiquette Matters, Ms. Purscell was the Executive Director for several non-profit organizations, including the Steele County chapter of the American Red Cross, United Way, and Chamber of Commerce, as well as in Sales and Marketing management for several airlines. She studied and practiced international etiquette and protocol abroad through her travels which include Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, Mexico, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, England, Nigeria, and throughout her home country of Canada.  She was the first woman elected to the Board of Directors of the London International Airshow and received the Woman of Distinction Award in 2009 by the Business and Professional Women’s Association.

Ms. Purscell started the school to help people dramatically increase their ​executive presence, image impact, knowledge of etiquette and ​manners, improve their business and social skills, maximize their ​communication skills and leadership excellence.  Kim is devoted to building bridges between people, customs, cultures and countries.  She has worked with:

  • Universities

  • Public and Private Schools

  • Senior Level Executives

  • Sales Executives

  • Government Agencies

  • Golf and Country Clubs

  • Luxury Hotels and Dining Establishments

  • Non-profit Organizations

  • Women's Clubs

  • Pageants

  • Individuals seeking to increase their professionalism

  • Student Athletic Teams

 

Ms. Purscell’s diverse cultural life experience, her education, professional training, love of people, and a passion for civility, etiquette, and manners bring added value to her etiquette classes and seminars. She enjoys traveling, reading, decorating, healthy gourmet cooking with her husband, organic gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren Tristan and Mari, and her sweet Yorkie – Lexi.

 

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Phone: 507.363.1634

Email: Kim@EtiquetteMatters.us K

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