maring.newBusiness Owner, Consultant
Home state of Florida
Contributing journalist

Martin has over 12 years of experience as a Professional Pet Stylist. He has worked at several of the bay area’s top salons and an AAHA credited veterinarian clinic prior to opening his own pet spa and boutique. He has grown from 1400 sq. ft. to now over 4700 sq. ft. and a team of over 10 people and is hailed as both a leader and trend setter in his area. In 2014 he and his team expanded their menu of services to also include indoor doggie day care and over-night boarding. Martin has been a proud member of NDGAA for the past 11 years and firmly believes in continuing education in an effort to be a master of your craft. His grooming has been photographed for calendars. Customer Service and Time Management are two of the key principles that have continued to set his team atop in his market. Prior to his career in the pet industry, he was a Vice President and Sales Manager for a fortune 100 company. He is both an accomplished writer as well as video presenter for training and sales development. He took early retirement to enjoy a career of passion within the pet care industry. He is married and shares his home with their retired CH French Bulldog, Maybelline. His other passion is training for Ironman Triathlon