Catherine de Castelbajac
Catherine believes in the power of etiquette in business, and in personal life. As founder of CdeC Academy, an Etiquette, Self Esteem, and Modeling School, she has helped students achieve their highest potential both personally and professionally. As a corporate trainer, and professional development consultant, she has extensive experience and knowledge in image, etiquette, and dining for both American and international businesses environments. She has a track record of success helping corporations and their employees build and maintain skills to increase confidence that directly affects productivity, profits and customer relations. As founder of CdeC Academy, she has changed the lives of many youth and adults, teaching them the tools to achieve personal and professional success in today’s challenging global environment.
Catherine has consulted to a variety of industries, at all levels of an organization, providing one-on-one consulting in areas such as personal branding, protocol, business etiquette, color analysis, and media image counseling. She has helped guide clients through unsure moments, deals with sensitive issues, and ultimately motivates one to be their best.
Previously, Catherine held a variety of positions with companies such as Mirabella Magazine, Gagosian Gallery (one of the world’s leading contemporary art galleries), Tiffany’s (world premier jeweler), and as an entrepreneur in the fashion and beauty industries. She is also the author of Face of the Century, 100 Years of Makeup and Style, a groundbreaking book that examines influences and trends in beauty and fashion during the 20th Century.
Catherine holds a BA from Columbia University in English Literature, and an MBA from Simmons Graduate School of Management. She has been professionally trained and certified by the IIIC, the International Institute for Image Communications.
Additionally, she is an active member of the Association of Image Consu
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