Nicole Kallish, is a Certified Master Groomer and the Global Education Manager at Andis Company. Nicole attended the Academy of Dog Grooming Arts and then successfully ran her mobile grooming business for six years in Illinois and then Florida, prior to starting a shop in Sarasota, Fl. Nicole had worked her way up the ranks in the ring earning many 1st, 2nd, and 3rd placements in entry and intermediate levels, including best groomed dog. She received her first “group” placement at the All American Grooming Show in 2011. Nicole won the title of “Rising Star of the Year” at Intergroom in New Jersey in 2013 and moved on to the “open” or “expert” level. Nicole was also a Barkleigh Honors nominee for “Up and Coming Groomer of the Year” in 2011 and 2012 and a nominee for the Cardinal Crystal Achievement Awards “Mobile Groomer of the Year” 2011 and 2012. Nicole is now a judge, speaker and educator since selling her shop if Florida and joining Andis full time. Nicole currently owns 3 miniature poodles and is showing Sofia in AKC Conformation and Pippa in many AKC Sports events. With a passion for education it is her goal to help as many groomers as possible succeed in their career.