Our Team

Our Team

Luis Bacelar

Luiz has nine years of grooming experience. He is a very easy-going dedicated groomer who always strives to continue excelling. He is patient, soft-spoken and gentle, plus, specializes in cat

grooming and small to medium dogs.

Luiza Siqueira

Luiza is a Brazilian veterinarian who is in love with all animals. She is a very patient and resilient dog bather with passion for her trade. She specializes in short-haired dogs of all sizes, and all temperaments.

Eduardo Machado

Eduardo was born in a hairdresser family and cares about nothing else but dogs. Eduardo’s mother gave him Foguinho when he was five years old. Eduardo and his dog buddy Foguinho were inseparable, taking Foguinho even to school with him. Fourteen years ago, he decided to do summer work with Evelyn Brown at Pawsitively Groomed in Burlingame, where she taught him how to groom dogs with all her 34 years of experience. He is a dog lover and a fantastic groomer, passionate about dogs. Outlet Grooming is a dream come true for him.

Maiara Macedo


Maiara has been grooming for 6 years and always had the dream to come to America and take her passion for dog grooming even further. Since being here, she has been exposed to many different methods and ideas through working in other locations in California and attending professional seminars, which she will be happy to share with your pets at Outlet Grooming.

Julia Lemes


Since she can remember, dogs and cats have always been a part of her life. She grew up with them and couldn’t imagine a world without her canine and feline friends. She takes great pride in her work and is very much a quality over quantity type of groomer. Julia is a believer that there is always something new to learn in the grooming industry and strives to learn new ways to keep your dogs and cats happy and healthy.

Ardene Figueiredo


Ardene only knows pet grooming as she has never had another job in her entire life. She has been grooming dogs since she was 24 years old in Brazil, and for two years here in the USA. Ardene is a very talented and extremely patient groomer. She specializes in all breeds and sizes and all temperaments. Sometimes she works with her husband Johnny, which works with us all well, and your pet will receive “double love”.

Johnny Schlichting


Johnny strives to make the grooming experience as stress-free as possible.  He believes it is a must to have a great deal of patience and trust, as well as the ability to read dogs’ body language. Sometimes he works with his wife Ardene, which works with us all well, and your pet will receive “double love”.

Rafael Veras


A couple of years ago, Rafael took on training to become a full-time groomer. He has also mastered the art of patience. Though he may be soft-spoken, he knows how to keep challenging pets under control and has a great ability when it comes to making anxious pets feel calm.


Julia and Kaique


Taking the road less traveled, Julia and Kaique threw in the corporate towel and joined the Alpha Grooming team with the intention of pursuing their true passion in life – Dogs! They are always willing and excited to learn more about the grooming industry and the ways to keep pets happy and healthy.