Tami Vornbrock graduated grooming school in 1996 and became a business owner in 2006. She currently has a homebased salon and that has given her the freedom to start pursing other career opportunities such as speaking and consulting. Tami has her Master Groomer certificate with both International Professional Groomers and National Dog Groomers Association of America, and is a Certified Canine Esthetician. She was among the first group to receive the Pet Groomer Credential, the first and only standardized test for Professional Groomers. In 2017 Tami taught grooming at Washington Corrections Center for Women through Prison Pet Partnership Program and in 2020 she founded Washington Association of Professional Pet Groomers.