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Karen Thomas

Certified Etiquette & Civility Trainer
College Instructor Author Speaker

Karen Thomas is the “go-to” etiquette expert in Connecticut. Attracting individuals who value the importance of integrity, proper decorum and civility, Karen provides techniques proven to increase sales and advance leadership skills. Clients emerge as polished professionals who outclass their competition and increase their bottom line.
A well sought after speaker, known for her professionalism and humor, she authored a chapter in the best selling book “From the Soapbox to the Stage—How to Use Your Passion to Start a Speaking Business” by Bill Corbett. Karen’s clients include ING Corporation, Aetna, Cox Radio Network, as well as numerous corporations in the tri-state area. Karen teaches at 10+ colleges across the state of Connecticut, preparing graduates for entrance into corporate America; UCONN, University of Saint Joseph, Quinnipiac University and many more. Karen appears regularly on WWLP - Mass Appeal, as well as WFSB, WVIT and WTHN - CT Style - television shows imparting her etiquette expertise. Karen also appears on radio including WPLR, WDRC and WAPJ.
Karen studied Business Administration in college and holds certification as an etiquette/
civility coach, trained in business etiquette, corporate leadership and educational
advancement for youth. She resides in Connecticut with her husband Ken, 3 children
and her exceptionally well mannered black lab, Kenworth.
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