Tammy has been Grooming for over 24 years. She manages a busy upscale salon in Hinsdale IL. She started to compete in 1994 at the The All American Grooming Show where she won Best All Around Groomer and Best Scissored Poodle and was immediately bumped up to the highest competition level. For years she entered shows around the country and won many placements. After a few years of not competing to start a family, she returned to the competition ring in 2007 and won Best In Show at the All American which earned her a spot on GroomTeam USA. With the help and patience of her husband and many family members, she made the GroomTeam in 2008, 2011, and 2012. She ultimately achieved her goal to travel to every show that was GroomTeam sanctioned for four years. She has been the National Grooming Consultant for Espree Animal Products and has helped develop new products for them. Tammy has been the Secretary for GroomTeam USA since 2013 and works for Andis Company as a part of their Small Animal Education Team. Tammy received certification from the USA Judges Alliance in 2012 and now judges at shows around the Country and Internationally. Tammy is certified in Animal CPR and First Aid. Tammy currently working on becoming Certified Master Groomer.