Peggy Post, Emily Post ’ s great-granddaughter-in-law, is th director of The Emily Post Institute and the coautho of more than twelve etiquette books. In March, 2011, Peggy began a new question and answer column with the New York Times called The Well-Mannered Wedding. The column aims to address modern day wedding conundrums and provide advice for the soon-to-be-wed.
Presentl, Peggy is actively involved in the launch of Emily Post Wedding, a new line of wedding invitations produced by M. Middleton and licensed by The Emily Post Institute. Peggy has worked with M. Middleton on the evelopment of the two collections, Grace and Style, and is now making public appearances at national and regional retailer events to promote the wedding invitation offering.
Peggy writes a onthly column in Good Housekeeping magazine. She is also a contributing columnis for AARP, The Magazine. Peggy conducts lectures and seminars for businesses and community groups across the country. Peggy ’ s vibrant personality and media savvy have led companies to request her services for spokesperson campaigns. In his role she has orked with clients like MasterCard, Yahoo!, American Express, Florida Citrus, Merci Chocolates, Tassimo Hot Beverage System, Georgia-Pacific, and SBC Communications.
Peggy began her career as an international flight attendant for Pan American World Airways. She hen taught seventh grade English and history in New York City before entering the business world, eveloping a 30-year career in management, consulting and sales. Born in Washington, DC, she was raised in Maryland and New Orleans and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in education from LSU. Peggy and her fiancé, Allen, live in south Florida, and she has two stepsons, Casey and Jeep.