Jess Okon

Jess is a leading expert in professional pet care. Jess started her career as a dog bather, and quickly moved up the ranks of the industry. She is a skilled Groomer, but shows her true passion in operational and sales management. Jess has gained experience in all aspects of the pet industry, from the grooming table, to managing high-volume dog hotel, daycare and training facilities across South Florida. Jess built her reputation by working with start-ups in the planning phases, launching new services, pushing sales and developing policies and procedures for solid foundations to support company growth and development. Growing up in an Entrepreneurial household, Jess understands the dedication it takes, and embraces the many hats one needs to wear in order for a business to be successful.

April 20, 2021

The LGBTQ Experience in Dog Training

In this discussion, we sit down with 4 women who are members of the LGBTQ community – and the dog training community. We talk about what have been the challenges of being LGBTQ in the business but also in life, how they feel about the way in which...