Founder, Bethany Friske,  is a native of Minnesota. She holds a bachelor of science degree in elementary education and is a graduate of the prestigious American School of Protocol in Atlanta, Georgia in Children’s and teen etiquette. Ms. Friske also holds licencure in ‘Corporate and Internaltional Protocol’ from the world renowned Protocol School of Washington, Washington, DC.

For well over a decade Bethany has taught and tutored children of numerous ages. Motivated by her love of teaching she established Doors of Success School of Etiquette to further assist youth and adults with their personal development and social skills.

After having had the opportunity to travel abroad in several European countries, and working with different organizations, corporations and clients during her career, Bethany has seen first hand the importance of having excellent manners in every aspect of life.

At the start of 2017, Doors of Success Etiquette expanded to include an office in Petoskey, Michigan as well as in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. Bethany now divides her time between multiples states working with incredible clients throughout the US. Doors of Success Etiquette has been featured on WCCO-TV, KARE11-TV, WCCO-Radio and the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

In her spare time Bethany enjoys working in her gardens, photography, hiking, road trips with her husband and children, traveling internationally, being involved in church, biking Minnesota & Michigan’s beautiful trails, exploring our great nation, cooking, volunteering and creating amazing memories with friends and family.

“The hardest job children face today is learning 
good manners without seeing any.”
Fred Astaire