OUR SPEAKERS

SPEAKERS WILL BE ADDED AS THEIR INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. MANY MORE COMING SOON!

PAM LAURITZEN

Meet the creator of the U.S. Pet Pro Classic - Pam Lauritzen - a pioneer of the pet styling industry for 50 years! Pam was the first certified Pet Stylist in the world and is founder of the International Society of Canine Cosmetologists (ISCC). ISCC offers the most advanced certifications available in our industry. 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.

OLGA ZABELINSKAYA

Olga is a Nationally and Internationally Certified Master Groomer with multiple “Best in Show” and “Best All-Around Groomer” wins as well as 2 prestigious “Winners Circle Champion” titles. Olga was a GroomTeam USA member from 2008 to 2014 and received the 2009 and 2010 Cardinal Crystal American Groomer of the Year Award. Olga owns and operates grooming salon in New Jersey “Elite pet Spa & Boutique” which won a Cardinal achievement award in 2010. Her grooming experience includes styling dogs for the prestigious Westminster and National dog shows and many celebrities. Olga participates in charity events and does grooming seminars for professional groomers and pet owners worldwide. She is American, European and International grooming all breed judge. Olga produces “Modern Styles Around the World” grooming magazines/DVDs, Zolitta grooming tools and shows her AKC registered Toy Poodles under Kalinka kennel name.

JENNIFER BISHOP-JENKINS

Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins has been a Certified Master Groomer for 35 years and professionally grooming, at least part-time, for 40 years. But first and longest, Jennifer has been a teacher. She taught High School, some Junior High, and as an adjunct college History Teacher for the better part of three decades, including as an Academic Dean. Jennifer has two Masters Degrees: in History and Education. Her love for teaching is reflected in the passion with which she always engages her audiences. Jennifer started speaking at grooming conferences, first locally then, nationally, to great reviews. Jennifer may be one of the very few Certified Master Groomers in the USA who is also a Master’s Degree educated career teaching professional. The groomer who can teach . . . the Teacher Groomer.