Greg Haddad – Owner
Greg is Owner and President of Lake Forest Kennel Club and oversees the management and operations of the business. He has a background in commercial real estate advising and representing companies with their real estate needs. Greg and his wife Debbie live in Lake Bluff with their dog Josie, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. He has a son Andrew, who works at the kennel during his breaks from Loyola University and a daughter Stephanie, who is a preschool teacher.
Randy Shutler – Boarding Operations Supervisor
Randy is an adamant pet lover as well. He is great with both cats and dogs and especially enjoys the study of animal behavior and psychology. In his time away from the kennel he enjoys building projects.
Andrea Ruffner – Groom Shop Manager
Andrea brings over 13 years of pet grooming experience to Lake Forest Kennel Club. She is passionate about pet grooming, and prides herself on being intuitive to her pets and receptive to her clients’ specifications. She is fluent in cuts and styles for all breeds. Andrea has also been certified in pet CPR, and has received extensive training in dog health and wellness. Andrea received her certification in dog grooming from the Academy of Dog Grooming Arts in Arlington Heights, IL. When she is not grooming she is enjoying time with her husband Peter, and their young son, Braiden.
Amy Mercadillo – Groomer
Amy has always had a love for animals, especially dogs. She entered the grooming profession 10 years ago and couldn’t be happier with her choice. She takes pride in her work and strives to make the grooming process as stress free as possible. She has a dog named Frank and when she is not grooming she enjoys spending time with him.