Maralee McKee is "Rachael Ray meets Emily Post." With her best friend style and precise insights into how to show your best side in every encounter, she has combined old fashioned kindness, courtesy,and consideration with today's modern sensibilities for no fuss, no pretense, causal, techno-savvy interactions.
She is the author of Manners That Matter for Moms (Harvest House Publishers, 2012). Her next book You at Your Best: The Woman's Guide to Confidence, Savvy, and Success will release in the fall of 2014. A curriculum and several other books are under production.
Maralee conducts corporate seminars nationwide equipping her clients to represent themselves and their product, service, or ministry in the highest professional manner with a personal touch. Her clients include: Hyatt, Chick-fil-A, State Farm, PayChex, Inc., Gaylord Entertainment and hundreds of small to mid-size companies. She mentors clients privately from coast-to-coast and has helped prepare executives to meet with Presidents and Kings, new hires to stand out, and stay-at-home-moms on how to gain social ease and gain new friends.
She is also a poplar speaker for church and ministry groups. She's shared with MOP's groups, small congregations and mega churches including Campus Crusade for Christ and K-Love Radio's Morning Show. She's been a TV and radio host, the Manners Mentor for Warner Brothers (R) The Daily Buzz, and has been featured in magazines including: Parents, Parenting, Nick, Jr., All You, Southern Plate and Cooking Smart. She's been interviewed for numerous newspaper articles and radio shows nationwide.
Maralee is a native and life-long resident of Orlando. She's a wife, and a mom of two boys who give her plenty of practice in applying what she preaches, She's addicted to Duck Dynasty and Downton Abbey and is looking forward to the return of 24 to TV in 2014. She admits to the very annoying habit of chewing on ice cubes, but only when no one is around. Her biggest manners pep peeve: people who talk on their cell phones while in the stalls of public restrooms. Come on! One of those two things can wait until the other one is completed. Really, it can!