Pam Lauritzen has been a leader and pioneer within the Pet Styling Industry for over 50 years. She is recognized by her peers as an accomplished pet stylist, pet styling judge, lecturer, author and conference producer. She has authored numerous articles and has served as a field editor for Groom & Board magazine. She was also the publisher and editor in chief of PetStylist magazine, a trade publication known for its commitment to education. Pam was selected by her peers as the first “Certified Master Groomer” and Certifier in the world and is the founder and president of the International Society of Canine Cosmetologists (ISCC). Pam is in the vanguard of research and development of new and innovative pet styling techniques that improve the speed, quality, and productivity of professional pet stylists. In 1987 Pam created the U.S. Pet Pro Classic as a platform for professional growth, styling competition, and business exchange. For 34 years the U.S. Pet Pro Classic has facilitated meaningful relationships between pet stylists at every stage of their career from absolute beginners to competing champions and industry leaders.