About Ronda

Ronda is the author of Designers at Home: Personal Reflections on Stylish Living (Rizzoli 2013), entrepreneur, etiquette expert and founder of The Decorum Institute. She is contributing writer for Huffington Post, New York Social Diary, and a reviewer for the prestigious Mr. & Mrs. Smith Hotel Collections. 

Ronda spent 10 years living in Scotland learning the British way of life and 15 years in the world of marketing and nonprofits, including the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. 

Ronda has been a guest on Martha Stewart Radio and Olivia Wilder Times and has appeared on several regional and national television shows including Good Morning Arkansas, Good Morning Scotland and Pittsburgh Today.

Ronda has garnered press from around the globe, including Fox News (named one of the top ten lifestyle blogs in 2010), Traditional Home, ELLE Decor, House Beautiful, domino, Australian Vogue Living, Real Simple, and numerous regional, national and international newspapers.

Ronda is certified by the British Butler Institute in English Afternoon Tea and High Tea. Ronda completed Level 1 and Level 2 courses thought the Wine & Spirit Education Trust. She is a frequent speaker and industry expert on entertaining, etiquette, brand building and design.

Ronda's forthcoming book Entertaining at Home: Personal Reflections from Seasoned Hosts (Rizzoli) will be published in Fall 2019.