Anne Francis is a Certified Master Groomer with National Dog Groomers Association of America and has been grooming for over twenty years at the Village Groomer in Walpole, Ma. She has been an active competitor reaching her goal of becoming a GroomTeam USA member. She has been nominated for Barkleigh Honors Awards for Up and Coming Speaker and Journalist of the Year. She has won the Cardinal Crystal Grooming Award for Journalism for her “How To” article in Grooming Business Magazine. She has received the Taxi award, which is given to the groomer who brings out the best personality in their mixed breed trim. One of her most cherished awards Anne has received is the William Stone Memorial Award given to the groomer who has the best rapport with the dogs they compete with. Now retired from the contest ring, Anne is an Andis Global Educator, grooming contest judge and speaker having taught in England, Canada as well as across the USA. Anne is passionate about teaching other groomers and helping them reach their personal and professional goals.