University of Texas, B.A and Master of Arts San Francisco State University. Image and Etiquette Consultant training includes the Fashion Academy; Dorothea Johnson of the Protocol School of Washington and Marjabelle Stewart (Petite Protocol). Extensive courses with Suzanne Caygill, Matriarch of the Image Industry. Member of Color Designers International. Association of Image Consultants International--Premier image and etiquette consultant association
Author of books, "Amazing Secrets of Color and Style" and "Cultural Diversity & Social Skills for Realtors". Color-Keyed Cosmetics/Skincare and Color-Keyed Scarves; and designer of "Forever Together" National Memorial Jewelry for parents who have lost children.
Board of Directors of the Association of Image Consultants International - International Secretary: 2006-2008
AICI Southern California Chapter - President: 2002-2004 and currently 2014-2016
VP Programs/Education: 1991 - 1994, 2001 - 2002 and 2012-2014, currently 2014-2016
VP of Membership: 2004 - 2008
Secretary: 1990 - 1991, 2008 - 2010 and 2012 - 2014
Etiquette Coach to: Emma Roberts in "Nancy Drew: Murder in Hollywood Hills"; Image & Etiquette Coach to Lisa Rinna and Mel B in "Dancing with the Stars" ABC Television; Tea Etiquette Coach to Chelsea Handler on the "Chelsea Handler Show"- Entertainment TV. "Family Etiquette" coach-Toni Braxton- Family Values-TV." "Civility" columnist for Los Angeles Times; "Dating Etiquette"--Swedish/ Copenhagen TV documentary; "Formal Titles Etiquette"--Cologne, Germany Radio. "Hello Ross- Downtown Abby Etiquette" with Ross Mathews
Speaker / Trainer: Educational Contributions
Etiquette Consultant for Montage Hotel, Laguna Beach, California, 2008-2009; Appreciation Award from the Overseas Korean Trade Association of Southern California, 2009 & 2010; "Catering Etiquette/ Customer Service" for Lexington Holdings Corporation; Executive Etiquette for Wells Fargo Bank; "Dining Etiquette" for UBS Bank; Walt Disney Corporation- "Professional Image"; Business Etiquette for California State University of Los Angeles--Accounting Department/ Career Day Speaker; Speaker for the Association of Image Consultants International Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2012--"How to Be a Color Pro". "Business & Social Etiquette" and "From Handshakes to Linked'-In" for AICI San Francisco. "Cultural Diversity & Social Skills for Realtors"-Sotheby's. "Sorority Etiquette"-Kappa Delta--Cal State Univerity, Pomona.; "Tea Etiquette & Social Skills"--AICI @ Langham-HuntingtonHotel, 2014. "Business & Social Etiquette" for Kappa Alpha Theta of University of Southern California. "Dating Etiquette" for Swedish/ Copenhagen Television. Professional Image & Etiquette Consultations for Huntington Hospital Human Resources. Gamma Phi Beta 'Business Etiquette"- University of Southern California.
AICI Chapter Member of the Year 2002; "Who's Who of American Women" 1991 to present; "Who's Who in America" 2001 to present. "Jewels of Pasadena-Women of Distrinction"- 2010. US Chamber Association-"Best of Pasadena-Image Consulting".
"Appreciation Award for Excellence" -Overseas Korean Association, 2009 & 2010.
Walter Hoving Home (Rebuiding Women's Shattered Lives); Elizabeth House (Unwed Mothers Choosing) 2011-2012; and Compassionate Friends (for Parents who have lost Children)