Marilyn G. Pentel
Mannerly Manners Creator and CEO

As a parent, instructor, concerned citizen, and business owner, Marilyn Pentel brings more than thirty years of collective professional experience to her role as creator and CEO of Mannerly Manners®. Her philosophy "to treat others the way you wish to be treated" continues to guide her through the evolution of her business as well as the etiquette industry in general. A teacher at heart, Marilyn instills knowledge, provokes change, and inspires confidence in all her students. Her unique approach to the development and teaching of everyday manners has established her as an authority on social etiquette that is both practical and refreshing. Mannerly Manners® continues to flourish, as does Marilyn’s mission to “teach manners with respect.”

 Contact: Marilyn@MannerlyManners.com

Glinda J. Edmondson
Youth, Teen, Adult  and Corporate Instructor

"Manners give me the self-confidence to enter and mingle in a room of friends and strangers." Glinda Jackson Edmondson was raised in the South, where proper manners are the cornerstone of social ranking. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miles College in Sociology and soon began her career as a flight attendant for Southern Airways. Glinda is currently employed as a Purser with Northwest Airlines and enjoys playing golf and tennis.

Contact: Glinda@MannerlyManners.com


Thank you for teaching me how to use manners. My favorite manner was how to set the tables and how to use the golden rule. I really had a lot of fun. And when I got home I told my parents all about class and told my parents that I loved that class.

- Alisha Stieg: Minnetonka Community Education, [2004]