Director of Grooming & Education for Espree, Shannon is an award winning Pet Stylist and 2013 GroomTeam USA Member. She is a NDGAA, IPG, and IGA Certified Master Groomer. She also judges for IJA and IGA. Shannon does seminars for Barkleigh Productions and IJA on a wide range of topics. She was a very successful breeder, owner, handler of Yorkshire Terriers, and served as Chairman of the Health Committee for the Yorkshire Terrier Club of America. After starting her competitive grooming career, she bred and showed Bichons and is now a member of the Bichon Frise Club of America and the Bichon Frise Club of Dallas.
Suesan, a third generation pet stylist, began working with dogs over 39 years ago. She is a Certified Master Groomer, and owns a mobile grooming business, Best All Around Groomer, serving the Chicago area. She was the winner of the Wahl 2003 Groomer of the Year Award at Westminster Dog Show and the Cardinal Crystal Grooming Achievement Awards for American Groomer of the Year 2002-2004. Suesan has been nominated two times for the Cardinal Grooming Contest Judge of the Year award. Since she began competing in 1995, Sue has received Best in Shows, and Best All Around Groomer awards. She has been a member of the 2000-2005 GroomTeam USA teams. She is a representative of the Wahl Clipper Corporation.
Heather Roozee is a professional groomer from Dekalb, IL. She has owned and operated A Groomery Pet Grooming since 2003. She specializes in the art of handstripping. She is a multiple award winning pet groomer. Heather has been on GroomTeam USA in the top groomers in the country for multiple years. She has won 7 Best Groomed Dog in Show Awards with her Airedale Terrier, including the cover of Groomer to Groomer Magazine. Heather owner handled her Airedale Terrier to the #2 Owner Handled Airedale in the US in 2015, and won the OH breed at Eukanuba in December of 2015. She also owner handled and conditioned him to his Grand Championship, as well as multiple regular group placements, and also received an OH Group 2 at Hatboro, Montgomery weekend, in 2015. She has taught many private lessons, and seminars, for breeders, breed clubs, and for grooming organizations on handstripping. She loves to teach, and to help others learn the art of handstripping. Heather teaches the art of handstripping, including rolling, and stagin coats, for both contest and showg
Linda Easton, ICMG
Linda is an International Certified Master Groomer and President of International Professional Groomers, Inc. As a competitive groomer, Linda had numerous wins, including Best in Show, Best All-Around Groomer, and winning the Edemco 'Total Groom Extravaganza'. After putting several obedience titles on her dogs, she worked as a professional handler, finishing 42 AKC championships and putting championship points on over 70 dogs in 19 breeds and all 7 groups. Her grooming career began in 1973, and she just opened her ninth grooming salon at her horse ranch in Salem, Oregon. As an educator and certifier for IPG, Linda travels all over the world certifying groomers and giving groomer safety workshops in the United States, Canada, Australia, Puerto Rico, Brazil, and for the Japanese and has recently published a complete Grooming Course. Linda Easton judges grooming competitions worldwide, including the first Groom Team Australia qualifier and the first Wahl Talent in Brazil. In 2014, Linda introduced revolutionary new IPG Certified Professional Groomer program to certify groomers for safety and establish industry standards of safety, sanitation and wellness. She spends free time on her 50-acre ranch where she and her family raise and train sport horses and ponies and work with their 4-H group, “developing friendships with horses”.