Meet the Founder

Christie Pate Herron is a certified etiquette consultant and the founder of Excellence with Etiquette. Christie is a graduate of the prestigious American School of Protocol in Atlanta, Georgia where she earned Certification in Business Etiquette. Christie has appeared on the Central Indiana NBC affiliate, WTHR/Channel 13, to discuss relevant etiquette topics. Christie has been quoted in the the Indy’s Child Magazine, Indianapolis Monthly Magazine, Indiana Minority Business Magazine and Indy Star Newspaper.

Christie provides etiquette training to corporate, medical, universities and non-profit organizations. In addition, she provides dining and social etiquette workshops for children, teens, and adults.

Excellence with Etiquette's mission is not only to expose others to etiquette and increase their knowledge of the subject, but to also assist them with their overall success in life. 

Some of our clients include:

Baldwin & Lyons
Beazer Homes
Interactive Intelligence
Milestone Contractors
Northwestern Mutual Insurance

Universities/Colleges and other Schools
Brown Mackie College
Center Grove High School
Chicago Public Schools - Simeon Career Academy
Christel House Academy
Christel House Academy - DORS
Grace College
Hamilton Southeastern High School - Finance Academy 
Holy Name Catholic School
Indianapolis Public Schools 
IUPUI - Kelley School of Business
Medtech College - Indianapolis
Purdue University - Society of Women Engineers 
University of Indianapolis - Professional Edge Center
Vincennes University

Alpha Kappa Alpha - Alpha Mu Omega Chapter's Debutante Cotillion
Boys and Girls Clubs of Indianapolis - Wheeler-Dowe Unit
Child Advocates - Indianapolis, IN
Christamore House 
Delta Gamma - Iota Chapter, DePauw University
Delta Sigma Theta - Chi Chapter, IUPUI
Delta Sigma Theta - Delta Gems
Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity
Dress for Success - Indianapolis, IN
Edna Martin Christian Center
Girl Scouts of Central Indiana
Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership
Jack and Jill of America, Inc. - Indianapolis Chapter
Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity - Butler University
University of Indianapolis - MICI-AHEC 
Zeta Phi Beta - Iota Zeta Chapter

And many more................