Rutledge, Benjamin

Modern marketing is overwhelming and expensive, and you can spend a lot of money just to get lost in the noise. As a small business owner himself, Ben is passionate about helping small business owners solve the overwhelm of modern marketing, and get a clear plan for growth. With a dual background in marketing and psychology

Forleo, Dara

Dara Forleo is the founder of The Whole Pet Grooming Academy for animal arts and sciences and is a leading influencer for the advancement and professionalism in the pet grooming industry. She co-hosts The Groomers Cut live streaming show with her team of Pet Pro Educators.  Dara has been recognized as Educator of the Year,

Smith, David C., CPA

David is a certified professional accountant (CPA) that has been handling the ins and outs of how to save businesses money on their taxes for 30 years. He started his career working for both large and small petroleum companies, a jeweler, and a construction company. David has done contract controller work for many different companies

Morales, Joshua, NCMG

Joshua Morales is a veteran in the world of all-breed dog grooming. A graduate of Pet Grooming school in 2009, he is also a Nationally Certified Master Groomer through the National Dog Groomers Association of America and a Certified member of the International Society of Canine Cosmetologists. Joshua has helped thousands of aspiring pet groomers

Wilburn-Woods, Scott

Scott currently owns and operates two brick and mortar salons, a boarding facility as well as a mobile unit with a second and third unit on order. Scott is the co-founder of The Million Dollar Mobile series as well as an award winning competition pet stylist. Scott’s newest passion in life is to help others

Tallant, Patsy Brooks, ISCC MPS, Meritus

Patsy began her pet styling career in 1978, while showing Miniature Poodles. After finishing college, she worked in various parts of the industry, including veterinary clinics, small and large salons including corporate, In 1995 she opened her own grooming salon, which evolved into two salon’s and 2 mobile units. Now Patsy is concentrating on only

Lauritzen, Pam, ISCC PDS, MPS, Meritus, Certifier

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