Lynne qualified for Groom Team USA in 1988, 89, 90 and 91. She was awarded the prestigious Cardinal Crystal Achievement Award for American Groomer of the Year in 1990 and 1991.
She was a multiple Best in Show and multiple Best All Around Groomer during her over 20 years in both national and international competition. Lynne was awarded Best in Show at both the 1992 France Groom Masters and 1992 ItalGroom grooming competitions.
In 1992, Lynne retired from active competition after having won over 300 awards in over 20 years of national and international competition.
She currently serves on the board of directors of Groom Team USA and was Groom Team Coordinator for the 1999 trip to Euro-Groom in London, England where Groom Team USA was awarded a Silver medal in international team competition.
Lynne is the Owner/Director of the Shear Elegance Academy of Pet Styling in Orem, Utah and a Professional Sales Consultant for Bio-Groom Pet Care Products.
She is also a speaker, workshop teacher and judge. She has written articles including a very well received one on grooming the Portuguese Water Dog. Her articles have appeared nationally and internationally in the following grooming magazines; Board & Groom (U.S.A.), Pet Stylist (U.S.A.) and El Toilette Canino Argentina).