After receiving both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science from West Virginia University, Pamela Harvit began working for Fortune 500 Companies where she held several positions which included specialty and training responsibilities. As an Executive Specialist with Merck & Company, she was the recipient of their prestigious “Hall Fame Award.” In that capacity, she attended protocol school and became certified in Corporate Etiquette and International Protocol. Moreover, she also studied under the direction of Dorothea Johnson, Protocol Adviser and Liaison to the Washington Diplomatic Community for the Joint Military Attaché’. In addition, Harvit is also a graduate of the Etiquette and Leadership Institute.
Ms. Harvit is a popular national speaker having presented to executives and employees of national banking and insurance associations, medical societies, the United States Supreme Court of Appeals, The West Virginia Supreme Court, the Chamber of Commerce, national law and accounting firms, medical schools, universities and many other organizations. She has been quoted in the Washington Post, and for over a decade, has been a featured columnist for the largest statewide newspaper in West Virginia, The Gazette Mail. Her column, “Mind Your Manners,” is a favorite among readers.