Rindy Ryan is a mother of three and an experienced, certified teacher. She serves as the Co-director for Grace. Etiquette. Manners. or GEM. Rindy earned her Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Illinois and her Master’s in Education from Washington University. An active member of her community and local schools, she continues to serve on the PTA Board for Daniel Island School. Her love of teaching and a commitment to empowering young people to attain personal success led her to founding GEM. Along with her husband, Sean and their children, the Ryans have lived on Daniel Island since 2002.
Allie Clay is a mother of two with a background in behavioral research. She serves as Co-director of Grace. Etiquette. Manners. or GEM. Allie earned her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Kalamazoo College and her Master’s and PhD in Biology from George Mason University as the recipient of a Smithsonian Fellowship. Allie has experience teaching college level coursework, and most recently has worked in the software industry. Allie has lived on Daniel Island with her husband, a chef, and their children since 2011.
Photos by Mandy Riley of Ellis Avery Photography