Veronica’s competition career started around 1996 when she went to a local grooming show.
Michell Evans is a multi-Best in Show and Best All Around groomer and is a Certified Master Groomer through National Dog Groomers Association of America (NDGAA) and the International Professional Groomers Incorporated (IPG).
Tracy Duncan has been in the pet styling industry since 1991, working in all-breed salons, a large poodle specific grooming salon and kennel, veterinary clinics and mobile pet styling salons.
Lisa Leady is a third generation pet stylist with 35 years of experience.
Koko began competing in 2003. Three years later she won the Rising Star of the Year award. Since then, she has become well respected in the contest area, winning multiple Best in Shows and Best All Round Groomer awards.
Kendra is a published author in industry related magazines. She has also been featured in a number of pet grooming training videos via Andis Home Grooming Tools YouTube videos and now Learn2GroomDogs.com. She is a certified judge with International Judges
Sarah Hawks began her grooming career in 1979 when she was hired as a bather in a shop in Newark DE. She quickly learned the basics and after 3 years of service, she opened Dog Works by Sarah, In 1988, Sarah tested and became Delaware’s first Certified
Judy Hudson holds an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology and is an International Speaker and Judge. She is a National Certified Master Groomer and certifier for National Dog Groomers Association of America. Her grooming career started on a shoe
Karen Tucker, NCMG (National Certified Master Groomer) was the #1 ranked stylists in the country in 2006 with GroomTeam USA. She has been in the Top 10 ranked stylists in 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 with GroomTeam USA. Karen ha
Suesan is a third generation pet stylist whose dynamic career stretches over 40 years. A Certified Master Groomer, she owns a successful mobile grooming business, which serves the Chicago/Northwest Suburban area. Sue is proud to be part of Wahl's "Extr
Danelle is the founder of the National Cat Groomers Institute of America, Inc. and the world’s first feline-exclusive grooming school located in Greenville, SC. She currently serves as President and Certifier/Instructor of the NCGIA and Director of the
Cheryl is known nationally and internationally as one of the industry's top pet stylists.
Ever since Amy Triezenberg can remember, she has always loved animals and wanted to work with them.
Lindsey Dicken is a National Certified Master Groomer. She has been grooming for 8 years, and has been grooming competitively for 6. Prior to becoming a pet stylist, Lindsey was active in preparing and exhibiting saddle and draft horses.
Jeri began her professional dog grooming career in 1981, and opened her salon, A Brush With Greatness, in 2005. She regularly grooms many Norwich and OES that are brought to her from far and wide. Jeri's time and talents have also benefited unwanted OES
Courtney Ramstack began her career in 1998. She started as a bather and dog trainer. In just two years, she was managing a grooming salon. In 2000, Courtney attended a corporate training program conducted by The Paragon School of Pet Grooming. Upon succes
Heidi Anderton owns Absolutely Animals in the UK. Her career started at a young age working in boarding kennels. She now runs an award-winning grooming salon and training center. Working with fellow awarding stylists, she strives to set the standards for
Pina is a National Certified Master Groomer with National Dog Groomers Association of America. She has just starting her apprenticeship to become a national Certifier with NDGAA.
Colin Taylor, Certified Master Groomer and Certified by the United Kingdom City and Guild
Debbie Beckwith directed and taught at the Southern Institute of Pet Grooming for 20 years. In 2011, she returned to business operation and opened Southern Comfort Groom and Board in South Carolina, which features grooming, styling, and pet boarding.
Annette Quick is a Certified Master Groomer. In her first year as a Division A competitor in 1997, she garnered the top spot on Groom Team USA. Annette maintained a position on Groom Team USA each year through 2000. Annette has shown dogs, titles in ob
Linda is an awarding winning stylist with a lifetime of real world experience. In 2004, she earned enough points to be on GroomTeamUSA with a national ranking of 8th in the country. In 2004, she was invited to compete in the Oster Invitational Tournament
Hilarire Boelkins has over 14 years of experience in the pet grooming field. She is a Certified Master Groomer, a lead trainer at The Paragon School of Pet Grooming, and an active pet stylist.
Lorri Keller is an IPG Certified Master Grooming and an awarding winning contest stylist. Her specialties are; terrier and sporting dogs styling, breed profile trimming, speed, efficiency, safety, and operational management.
Teri is a thirty-five year-plus veteran of the pet styling industry, previously owning and operating a large and successful South Florida salon for twenty-seven years. As a multi Best In Show winning grooming contest competitor Teri was a member of the
Marc is a Certified Master Groomer, an award-winning contest stylist, a mobile stylist, lead trainer at the Paragon School of Pet Grooming, an industry consultant, and a Director of Paragon School
Melissa is an awarding winning stylist with over 30 years experience, multiple business owner, contest judge, industry speaker, and author of 'notes From the Grooming Table and Theory of Five.
Jennifer is a Certified Master Groomer, an award-winning contest stylist, a lead trainer and active pet stylist
Denise is a a professional AKC handler, owner, breeder, and exhibitor of top winning AKC sporting dogs
Teresa is a Certified Master Groomer, an award- winning contest stylist, lead trainer and General Manager for Paragon School of Pet Grooming and White Dog Enterprises, GroomTeam USA Coordinator & Board Member