Consortium of soft skill trainers

"Trainers helping trainers"

Modestum Consortium allows trainers to band resources together to

  1. have a digital strategy to serve all members
  2. capture capital projects where multinationals require multiple-site training
  3. coordinate to create a single train-the-trainer curriculum to certify "IITTI trainers"

 

Our senior members

 
Kimberly Law

Canada Kimberly Law, AICI CIP, co-founder of IITTI, Vancouver, Canada

Kimberly Law, author, speaker, and professional image consultant, has more than 25 years of experience in the area of personal appearance enhancement, corporate image branding and professional marketing.

In 1999 Kimberly founded Personal Impact Image Management in Vancouver, Canada, and has since helped women, men and corporations across Canada, the US, China, and most recently India, redefine their image to succeed in today's ever competitive, image-conscious environment.

At Personal Impact Image Management, Kimberly's team provides personal image expertise on a wide range of subjects from wardrobe planning & dressing based on body type, make-up lessons and colour analysis to corporate image consulting which includes topics on professionalism such as formal to business casual dress, business etiquette and dining etiquette workshops. Major clients include Safeway, BMO Nesbitt Burns, Canada Revenue Agency, Aeroplan Canada, University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business, Simon Fraser University MBA Program, RBC Bank, CIBC Imperial Service, Fairmont Hotels, Concord Pacific Developments and YMCA.

Over the years, Kimberly has been invited to publish articles in national publications, and featured in major media across Canada and China such as Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, CTV, Global TV, CityTV, Metro Newspaper, Globe and Mail Newspaper, The National Post Newspaper, Ming Pao Newspaper, CKNW Radio, Chatelaine and Taiyuan Daily News.

In 2003, Kimberly was the first in Western Canada to receive international recognition as a 'Certified Image Professional' through the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI). On March 16, 2010, she was nominated by a panel of her peers at AICI for the position of President-Elect for the 2010-2011 year. She is currently AICI's Immediate Past President having served as AICI's International President 2011-2013, for a two-year term.


Deborah King

USA Deborah King, AICI CIP, co-founder of IITTI, Dallas, USA

Deborah is President of Final Touch Finishing School - the premier finishing school in the United States - which she founded in Seattle, Washington in 1989. Her passion is to equip people from all walks of life with the necessary skills to move confidently from the informal to the formal with ease and grace. She teaches how to evaluate each social and business circumstance, as well as how to respond with appropriate poise and manners based on a variety of cultural considerations. Deborah has over 35 years of experience in the civility, etiquette, and image industry, and is a certified professional coach. In 2010 she co-founded Global Protocol, Etiquette & Civility Academy in Dallas, Texas.

Deborah is a board member for the Image Consultants' Society International (ICSI) serving the Indian Sub-Continent and Middle East. She also serves as a Founding Member for the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) Civility Counts Project. Deborah has been awarded the AICI Chapter Member of the Year 2009, AICI Civility Star Award 2010 & 2011, the NAPW Executive and Professional Woman of the Year 2010/2011 and Highline Community College's Distinguished Alumnus Award 2010.

Deborah is a published author on civility and etiquette. In addition to her Civility Chat blog she writes a monthly column for Wise Family in North Texas and is a co-author for Image Power, Executive Etiquette Power, and The Power of Civility. Her Etiquette and Portion Plate and book are included in the Johns Hopkins Civility Archives, and her Etiquette Flash Cards won the Gold Mom's Choice Award. Her popular Young Ladies & Gentlemen children's program is now available as an interactive online course.

Deborah serves as a reliable resource to the media and travels extensively both domestically and internationally, teaching her principles of etiquette and poise to individuals aged five to seventy-five. She has served as a consultant to Meadowood Napa Valley since 2003 and has presented programs for public and private schools, churches, associations, and a host of companies. Hailed as the "Queen of Etiquette & Civility", Deborah's warm teaching style is based on the simplicity of kindness and respect for self, others and property. Her classes instill a greater sense of potential and increased confidence for all who attend. A native of Seattle, she currently lives near Dallas, Texas.