Doris Young Boyer C-Suite Network Advisor Since January 2018

Leadership Coach, Business Protocol and Etiquette Consultant, Thought Leader on Gracious Powerful Leadership.


Doris Young Boyer is a sought after keynote speaker, published author, leadership coach and etiquette consultant on the behaviors that create a powerful presence, peak performance and bottom line results. She has expertise and experience in leadership development, leadership behavior and leadership performance.

With more than 25 years domestic and international corporate and business experience, Doris is the go-to expert on global protocol, business etiquette and leadership behaviors. She has firsthand knowledge of the communication and leadership issues executives face on a regular basis as well as the diplomacy, conflict resolution skill and protocol savvy needed to address these issues.  She gives her clients winning formulas to be confident and successful in business and social situations.

Doris equips her clients to avoid unintentional and preventable blunders, such as taboo gestures. As a result of her coaching and professional development seminars, her clients reduce their learning curve, increase their influence and profitability, resolve conflict with grace and skill, maintain strong global  relationships, create an effective workplace culture, motivate a team and achieve the goals that are important to them and positively impact the success of others and make better decisions. They implement the behaviors of a leader.

Leaders will sidestep costly mistakes that can; a derail a business meeting or an interview, demotivate a team or negatively impact the workplace culture.  In a situation where a derailment has occurred, Doris will problem solve with you to get back on track.


She is a thought leader on Gracious Powerful Leadership which she describes as the result of intentionally choosing and using relationship focused behaviors as the default in leading others.

She brings experience and expertise working with individuals and organizations domestically and internationally. During her tenure as a human resources professional for a major corporation, Doris traveled extensively in Europe representing the corporation to its many divisions. She planned and executed conferences, briefing, and retreats in Europe aimed at increasing the effectiveness of executives.

Doris has a BA and MA in behavioral and social sciences and post graduate training in finance and strategy development.  She is an experienced International Protocol and Corporate Etiquette Consultant, trained and certified by the founder of the Protocol School of Washington.  Known as a problem solver who values relationships and results, Doris is trained in mediation, meeting facilitation, and innovative problem-solving.  She facilitates workshops, meetings, leadership retreats and strategy sessions. She helps clients perform things faster, easier and more effectively.  She makes your path smoother.