Revealed: SuperZoo 2018 Featured Speakers.
SuperZoo opens the floor to esteemed industry experts across all specialties within the retail and animal wellness space. This year, the show welcomes an especially dynamic, diverse speaker lineup representing retail, grooming, pet services, animal wellness and beyond.
Retail, Service and Animal Wellness Speakers
George Blasiola, B.S, M.A., a specialist in fish biology, was formerly with the Steinhart Aquarium as an aquatic biologist and various ... Read More.
Healthy Pet Systems
Dr. Sulkowski received his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine. He founded ... Read More.
With 25 years’ experience as a retailer and AZA accredited public aquarium work, Patrick holds Ichthyology degrees. Noted for numerous ... Read More.
Cedar Hill Birds
Alycia Antheunisse and her husband Eric own Cedar Hill Birds in Lodi, California. They maintain a successful combination of ... Read More.
The Team Optimizer
Leadership Team Coach and Communication Strategist, Tammy J. Bond – helps leaders who are frustrated with their dysfunctional ... Read More.
Dave's Soda & Pet City
Dave Ratner is an independent retailer with a successful multi-store operation on the East Coast. Dave has been featured in the ... Read More.
Creative Business Consulting Group
Lynn Switanowski, President of Creative Business Consulting Group, (CBCG) an International Retail Consulting firm, partners with ... Read More.
Hubba’s resident Retail Expert. Phil’s been around the block when it comes to all things retail with experience at ... Read More.
The Retail Doctor
Bob Phibbs, The Retail Doctor, is a retail expert on customer service, sales coaching, and marketing. His clients include some of ... Read More.
Crystal is the go-to source for social media marketing in the retail industry, having spoken to thousands of retailers on making the ... Read More.
Vista Pet Supply
Loren Leigh, founder and owner of LLLReptile & Supply Company, Inc. touts 5 retail stores, 3 fully integrated distribution ... Read More.
DVM, MPA, Oxbow Animal Health
Dr. Micah Kohles received his DVM from Kansas State University in 2001 and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of ... Read More.
Lori Kleiman is a business expert with more than 25 years of experience advising companies on HR issues. Her background as a human ... Read More.
Chuck Latham Associates
Michael Johnson, VP of Marketing at Chuck Latham Associates, is a Pet Channel observer and futurist. Mr. Johnson conducts consumer and ... Read More.
Retail Smart Guy
Dan Jablons has worked in retail for 30 years, with giant retailers and single store shops. He has consulted with all of them to ... Read More.
Industry Insights, Inc.
Michael Becher has been with Industry Insights since 2005 leading over two hundred research and benchmarking studies, including many ... Read More.
Elite Pet Spa & Boutique
Olga is a Nationally and Internationally Certified Master Groomer with multiple “Best in Show” and “Best All-Around ... Read More.
International Professional Groomers
“Dr. Jim” is a 2nd generation chiropractor, author and speaker who has trained doctors in 42 states and 13 countries. He has worked ... Read More.
Lambert Kay Grooming Products
Dr. Dale Sanson has been an organic chemist for over 30 years and has been with PBI Gordon for over 20 years. Dr. Sanson has a Ph.D. in ... Read More.
Riverwalk Pet Resort
Chris grew up in a family business that specialized in hospital hygiene, sanitation, laundry, and floor care since 1958. While earning ... Read More.
Päsh the Canine Boudoir
Irina “Pina” Pinkusevich immigrated from the Ukraine in 1989. She started Competitive Grooming in 2006 and has won multiple ... Read More.
Ren Netherland began his career in photography while serving in the U.S. Navy. In 1986, he opened the first Pet Photography ... Read More.
Company of Animals
Dr Roger Mugford is a psychologist who introduced the concept of behavioural therapy for pets to the veterinary profession in ... Read More.
Shannon Moore, NCMG became a member of GroomTeam USA in 2013. Shannon is a certified master groomer with NDGAA, IPG, and IGA. She ... Read More.
Goin' to the Dogs
Kelly Knight has been in the pet industry for over 20 years. She is a National Certified Master Groomer with many accolades including ... Read More.
The Pet Spa
Julie has been grooming since she was 16 years old and has enjoyed a diverse and absorbing career. She has a strong passion for ... Read More.
The Grooming Tutor
Michell Evans is a multi-Best in Show and Best All Around winning groomer. She was a GroomTeam USA member from ... Read More.
Four Paws Grooming
Mario has been a world renowned judge at US, Canadian, European, So. American, Asian, and World team competitions for the past 25 ... Read More.
DiMarino and Associates
Teri has owned successful salons and mobiles in Florida and California. Teri was a member of three GroomTeam USA Gold Medal teams. A ... Read More.
Joe started his career as a bather/brusher. As VP of Operations (1989-2008) at Kennelwood Pet Resorts, Joe was responsible for a staff ... Read More.
The Pampered Pet Grooming Salon
Sue a NCMG, IPCMG and Member of Groom Team USA, has numerous competition wins including Intergroom’s International Groomer of the Year ... Read More.
Here Comes the Groom Mobile
Jay owns Here Comes the Groom mobile in Tennessee. Jay has won multiple BIS and BAA awards. Jay was on the Gold Medal winning GroomTeam ... Read More.
Pawsitive Educational Training
Mary Oquendo is a Certified Master Pet Tech Instructor and recipient of the 2012 David Salzberg Award for Outstanding Achievement in ... Read More.
International Grooming Academy
Jennifer Lee, a member of the GroomTeam USA travelling team has won over 70 grooming awards, including the Best in Show at GroomExpo ... Read More.
International Society of Canine Cosmetologists
Pam Lauritzen, a pioneer within the Pet Styling Industry, has served as a Pet Stylist, Pet Styling Judge, Lecturer, Author ... Read More.
International Professional Groomers
Linda Easton, ICMG, is President of International Professional Groomers. As a competitive groomer her wins include Best in Show and ... Read More.
Lap of Luxury Dog Spa
Jonathan David has been the recipient of multiple scissoring awards, multiple Best All Around Groomer awards and Best In Show earning ... Read More.
Pretty Paws LLC
Beth has dedicated 20 years to the pet-care industry. Beth owns Pretty Paws LLC, headquartered in Harrison, N.Y. She teaches grooming ... Read More.
Susan Briggs, founder of Crystal Canine, offering business management tools customised for the pet industry, also co-founded The Dog ... Read More.
Heads and Tails Professional Dog Grooming
Diane Betelak, NCMG, is a certifier for National Dog Groomers Association of America (NDGAA). Diane has multiple Best in Shows and Best ... Read More.