Tawkify was created by E. Jean and Kenneth to get Kenneth a girlfriend. It worked.
Meet the Co-Founders

E. Jean Carroll writes the Ask E. Jean (link) column in Elle magazine. Incredibly it's the longest, currently-running advice column in American publishing. She has six million readers. E. Jean was a writer for Saturday Night Live, a contributing editor to Esquire, Outside, and Playboy. Her TV show on MSNBC was called—what else?—Ask E. Jean. She founded, with her sister, Cande Carroll, the breakthrough dating site, GreatBoyfriends.com (where women recommend their ex-boyfriends to each other) and which has been profiled in The New York Times, Newsweek, Men's Health, etc., and seen on The Today Show, Oprah, CNN, etc.

After two glasses of wine, E. Jean estimates that with her experience, book, Mr. Right, Right Now, coaching site, Dating: E. Jean (link), and YouTube (link) Channel, she has helped more people find enticing mates than any advice columnist in history.

Kenneth Shaw was most recently the principal imagineer at One Kings Lane. He began his career at Microsoft, and moved on to become the bashful firebrand who created My Purity Test, one of the most popular Facebook apps of all time. He also created the Elle magazine Facebook App and Homeslyce.com. He graduated from Stanford in '07—he's a geek, a black belt in Hapkido, and possesses such a sunny disposition he makes a basket of puppies look depressed.

Our Matchmakers are Passionate
Meet the Matchmakers
Julia Armet was born with the art of intuition and a photographic memory. She has the sixth sense for matters of the human heart. A passionate and creative individual, she has a reputation for thinking outside of the box—a perfectionism that serves her (and her clients) well in many realms. One could compare this personalized approach to a Zen master on a quest for ideal balance: She doesn't stop until she gets it right. Opening the line of communication between you and your partner-to-be, she is committed to empowering others and finds ultimate satisfaction in fostering authentic relationships. You write the script, she clarifies the fine print. #JustJuled
Eve Blazo will give you an Affair to Remember. Whether you're Sleepless in Soho or singing "Ain't no Sunshine" down the streets of Cobble Hill, Eve believes your love life should be no less than the rom-com of your dreams. As an Ivy-educated film studies graduate and survivor of fashion's school of hard knocks, Eve thinks of herself as a stylist of the psyche. She approaches matchmaking like a cinematic art. She will ghostwrite you an old school (albeit unorthodox) romance fit for modern times. So with passion, empathy, and imagination in abundance, Eve is on a mission to help your souls mate. She encourages you to be a feeler and to have an open heart--you never know who can make you feel that zsa zsa zsu!
Cynthia Rouf transforms stressful dating lives into lighthearted, fulfilling escapes that empower you to find stronger matches faster. With brainpower previously used for legal analysis, genetics research, and tech startup business development, this dating whiz is eager to collect your data points so she can test, scale, and optimize your love life. She pushes you to fail fast so you can love hard—and have a ball throughout the process.
Alene Boon likes to think logically about illogical feelings. Her approach to matchmaking is driven by a rare combination of analytical acumen and profound empathy. Boon has been professionally matchmaking for 5 years. She inevitably forms deep bonds with her clients as they work together to examine past patterns and identify needs and preferences. Boon specializes in online dating. She works closely with clients to build attention-grabbing profiles that don't embarrass or offend, and she also helps them develop optimized messaging strategies. She believes that human animals benefit from ousting the shame that surrounds the modern love dance. Boon is a proponent of self-love, face-to-face communication, and honest, useful feedback. She is queer-friendly and sex-positive.
Angie Lee realized her passion for shooting cupid arrows after founding her own startup, Polkadotties, getting acquired, and shooting for the stars. She finds it fascinating to analyze all the things on a date that might not work to increase the chances of everything going right, just like how an entrepreneur approaches startups in an iterative fashion. She likes designing dates, where the dates simply have to show up, turn on the charm, and exchange doughy eyed looks at one another. Some say like-minded people go together. Some say opposites attract. She believes good souls attract other good souls. Navigating the world of choosing partners and changing partners can be both confusing and thrilling. Think of her as your own personal GPS for love. She helps you follow your heart.
Evyenia Trembois wants to bring magic, romance, and FUN back into your dating life. Through highly intuitive thought processing and a deep stem of creativity, she seeks to blow your mind by finding you a match that will appeal to you at every single level—and will stop at nothing in order to do so. When it comes to achieving greatness, she believes in stepping both outside of the box and outside of your own comfort zone and will push you to do so throughout the process—but in the most rewarding and exciting ways. Bam. Get ready for an adventure unlike any other.
Christina Han is eager to make you her object of study. She thinks you're fascinating, full stop, simply by virtue of being an individual outside herself. Her mission is to learn you as thoroughly as possible and find your complement. She believes that a happy individual's reality is constructed by and grounded in their relationships with others, and so finds comfort in forging those connections. Why, at opposite ends, wait on false kismet or struggle needlessly to find friendship and love? Finding your match shouldn't feel like an exercise in drudgery, and by the photoshop in her picture she swears to do all in her power to ensure it won't. It's her honor to be your assistant, confidant, and friend.
Carena Liptak believes in finding love and having fun along the way. An Ivy League-educated writer and lifelong music fanatic, she will zero in on what makes you tick--then find somebody who complements your style. Her philosophy is that your quirks are your best assets. Carena will help you embrace your freak flag and seek out somebody who will love it just as much as you do! She's a big fan of dogs, espresso, and any first date that requires a helmet.
Libby Loveless has a tender soul and quick wit. Despite her last name, she's a hopeless romantic that believes everyone deserves to experience love. As a free spirit who craves real human connection, she wants to find that for you. With her Southern charm and adventurous spirit, she has lived and traveled all over the world. Her longing for love and culture has taken her to people and places she never thought possible. These experiences have given Libby a sensitivity, passion for new life experiences, and the intuitous ability to see to the soul of a person. Libby hopes to get to know the real you and be your champion for love.
Kira Hoffman is a clinical psychologist who specializes in romantic relationships. Kira's expertise is in the psychology behind love and relationships, the emotional dynamics that underlie attraction and partnership, and what makes love last. She creates and leads "Healthy Relationships" lectures and programs, and she wrote her doctoral dissertation on the subject. Kira currently provides individual and couples psychotherapy services in downtown San Francisco. Despite Kira's professional and academic background, she is not your typical "shrink." She firmly believes that authenticity and humor are far more meaningful- and fun!- than a rigid clinical stance when it comes to connecting with clients. Kira's primary goal is providing a supportive and comfortable environment that will allow you to develop confidence, self-awareness, and personal growth in your journey to self-discovery and finding love.
Katlyn Mary loves to see people smile. She is always on the lookout for what our clients need and goes to great lengths to find it. She scours every available source to find the best matches possible, and aims to create real, sustainable connections. She takes the time to listen, intuit, and diligently search to find your ideal mate--someone who gives you butterflies over and over again.
Madeline Grace is Tawkify's very own Jane Eyre: our Governess turned Love Guru wants to help you find love in NYC. Formerly an orphan in a city where she knew no familiar faces, Madeline overcame being the little fish in the big pond--also known as the island of Manhattan. As a Governess for high-profile families, she has had the opportunity to meet and mingle with some of New York City's finest, observing their various views on the nature of love. She has since been on a passionate search to help others find what they are looking for. With a larger than life personality and a heart to match, Madeline wants to help you sort through all of the city's Mr. and Ms.' Wrongs to help you find your one and only Mr. or Ms. Right.
Valerie Presley is a matchmaking conundrum. She paints, writes, and loves fiction novels - but she bagged a degree in business and excelled at statistics and mathematics. Consider her a romantic at heart who's also all-business. Her mantra? Love wisely, people! At Tawkify, we like to say that "love doesn't have to be complicated," and Valerie likes to remind conflicted clients that there's no virtue in tolerating toxic behavior. She's all for romance, fun and heart-skipping passion, but she's also here to help you find a match who doesn't seem hell-bent on making romantic connection harder than it has to be. Valerie likes to guide her clients into that sweet spot at the center of all healthy relationships where patience, honesty and trust exist in perfect balance with laughter, mutual respect and attraction... and a whole bunch of fun.
Kenzie Lane wants to help you find the one, a.k.a. your Netflix/Grub Hub buddy for life. She believes that a true relationship is based on five key elements: trust, honesty, communication, sexual attraction, and attuned senses of humor. Graduating from Johns Hopkins University and beginning a career in public relations, she's a true people person and a natural listener with intuitiveness for relationship compatibility. Trained in active listening skills, there are few things more satisfying to her than talking someone through a tricky situation or comforting her friends through a love life crisis. She has successfully played wingwoman to her friends in college and now hopes to continue matchmaking in the real world. Feminist, LGBTQ-friendly, adventure-positive, and a believer in human contact over algorithms when it comes to finding love, she can't wait to listen to everything you want and need in a relationship - and help make it come true.
Sierra Janette is a sorceress in the realm of love. A world traveler with a background in psychology and casting, Sierra has an extensive personal network and a knack for reading people. Her goal is to add a little magic to your life by connecting you with individuals who will appreciate you for the dazzling gem that you are. She enjoys getting to know her clients in all their delightful quirkiness so she can hunt down quality matches with just the right vibe. Dating should be an exciting adventure, and she's determined to help you roll into yours with a confident spirit and an open mind. Not only does she provide great dating advice and honest feedback, but she will also push you to take risks and have fun!
Olivia Balsinger is an avid travel blogger and self-proclaimed wanderluster, and she has fallen in love (many times over) with the world and the people who occupy it. Olivia believes that multiple belly laughs, a dose of sexual attraction, a smidge of quirkiness, and a touch of spontaneity combine to create lasting bonds.... bonds that prove the whole "fairytales are made up" thing wrong. Endearingly nicknamed "Oh-Live-It-Up," this Nutmeg-er turned New Yorker will analyze your likes, dislikes, aspirations, and even your past to set you up on creative and engaging dates.
Alison Ogden loves people. Relationships are her primary motivation in life and connecting people is one of her greatest pleasures. She believes that relationships are a mirror, and through others, we learn more about ourselves. Her personal philosophy is that with more connection comes more vitality, so she aims to make your dating life a playground of possibility to complement your already charmed life. With her background as a life coach, along with her finely tuned intuition, she listens for what you really want, and then, using her particular brand of vivacity and verve, creates experiences you won't soon forget.
Amaris Kay takes a more analytical approach to matchmaking so that you don't have to. By drawing from her professional experience as a management consultant and personal strengths cultivating, building, and sustaining connections, she has developed a keen eye for finding you the perfect match.
Kristin Klein, Master Investigator at your service! Kristin is a ninja when it comes to finding specifically sought after individuals and developing relationships with them. Researching and understanding the many depths into people are her passions. She gets beyond the surface level quickly and can't wait to put her natural curiosity and impeccable networking skills to work for you. She's also very seasoned in the dating landscape and looks forward to coaching you throughout the process.
Jane Stetz hopes you like to talk because she loves to listen. Her training began on her great-grandmother's couch watching soap operas and reading Danielle Steele novels. As she got older, she learned real life dating and romance were a little different. Since then, she's lived and worked on both coasts, moving back to NYC after choosing the love of her life over a life on the beach. For Jane, every client is a friend. With a mix of love, loyalty, humor and a heavy dose of girl talk, she'll learn what makes you tick and help you find the match that clicks.
Valerie Hsiung believes that the process of finding your soulmate(s) should be wild, atomic, healing, mind-blowing, safe, and explorative, all at once. Crafting an effortless love affair as epic as Heloise and Abelard or Dante and Beatrice is simply a part of her blood. A widely-published poet and writer who grew up in a fly-over city in Ohio, her childhood pastimes included: acting in real-life choose-your-own-adventures in the woods, going on roller-coasters at the amusement park, and renting movies from Blockbuster. Watching and re-watching the classic cellophane stories of Bogie and Bacall, Hepburn and Tracy, and Garbo and Taylor, at such formative years, gave Valerie the intuition for identifying soul-connection and the ability to forecast scenarios. An unrelenting secret agent of love, Valerie is always on the hunt to find your most compatible match!
Amelia Evans is a country music artist from Franklin Creek, MS as well as a U.S. Coast Guard Machinery Technician Veteran. She recorded her first single in 2011, a demo in 2012 and an album in 2013. The album was named No Pony Ride in honor of her horse that was sold to afford recording fees. In 2016, she released another single titled "Hard Headed Mama." Prior to joining the military, she grew up on a farm and aspired to follow in the footsteps of her cousin, Elvis Presley. Amelia is now married, has a son and a daughter on the way, along with three spoiled dogs!
Marianne Abbott wants to make every moment in life more cinematic. She wants life and love to take your breath away. A hopeless romantic and avid cinephile, Marianne spent her childhood in Guatemala City hiding in her room, watching rom-coms. Since leaving Guatemala, she has lived her own affairs to remember in Paris and New York. An adventurer, a storyteller and a true love detective, she will find the Bonnie to your Clyde, the Samantha to your Theodore, the Carol to your Therese.
Lisa Carey is an adventure seeking, laugh hearty, stretch-that-comfort-zone kind of gal. With a no holds barred attitude, Lisa wants to inspire and energize her clients to live life openly to their full potential. She believes opportunities are presented to us on a daily basis, but we have to be present in the moment to receive them. Through her expertise and training as a Professional Life Coach, Lisa has cultivated an uncanny ability to intuitively connect with diverse clients on a deeper level. You can rest easy knowing she is your gal Friday, keeping your best interest at heart. All she asks is that you come ready to play to your fullest.
Liana Afuni is a result-driven optimist who believes anything can be achieved with patience, persistence, fun...and risk taking! She finds pleasure in meeting people and is fascinated by the unique stories each and every human has to offer. With a passion for understanding human behavior combined with her compassion, nothing thrills her more than to help others find their joy! As a Civil Engineer turned Actor and Matchmaker, Liana is often asked, "What's the common denominator between the three?" Her logical response: "They all build bridges." And what does it take to build a bridge? Why, teamwork, of course...and perhaps a sense of humor! So let's begin this journey together with an open mind and willingness to say "yes!"
Meg Mccabe is sunshine in the human form. With a spirit that's always beaming, she has a way of transforming any moment into one of excitement, joy and warmth. As a Life Coach, NLP Practitioner and hypnotherapist, Meg is trained to peel away your layers and get to the core of your most authentic self. She fell in love with love while studying intensively under two of NYC's top relationship coaches, knowledge which she incorporates into her daily matchmaking. Her recipe for falling in love is a mixture of silliness, intrigue, vulnerability and attraction. If you want a match that nourishes your soul and sparks your heart, Meg will deliver.
Melody Kiersz started asking questions as soon as she learned her first words. Naturally, this insatiable curiosity led her to create her own course of study on "Happiness" at NYU's Gallatin School. Melody became a life coach and traveled the world seeking answers to the most basic question: what makes people tick? Her conclusion: Life is an adventure and the best way to enjoy it is to love, share experiences, and have as much fun as possible along the way! Melody uses her background to boost your confidence and sexiness factor as she gets to know you better than you know yourself. She will work her intuitive magic and creativity to find your match and curate experiences where both of you feel free to be your full authentic selves.
Sabrina Yudelson will be your guide on a quest to find romance, powerful and pure. With her infectious joie de vivre and potpourri of experiences, Sabrina has an insatiable passion for the human condition. She infuses this passion into her work in both matchmaking and public relations. Equal parts optimist and realist, Sabrina is an anthropologist at heart. She can't wait to partner with you for a journey that will embolden and empower you!
Katie Naymon could listen to you for hours. Trained in active listening skills, Katie believes that vulnerability is key to allowing oneself to fall in love. Her approach to matchmaking is to listen with honesty and empathy, accompanying people on a journey toward a connection--with gentle guidance along the way. While a Midwestern girl at heart, Katie is now based in Boston as a writer and editor.
Gaby Aratow believes everyone is on a cosmic path and that you are a unique, beautiful piece of stardust. On her own voyage, she has gathered two Ivy League degrees and a professional background that ranges from stockbroker to talent manager to interior designer. She is also an international travel junkie, an award-winning writer, and a Project Runway fanatic! Gaby crafts matches to get the cosmic juices flowing. Her dates aim to feel exploratory and soul-satisfying, and her commitment is to lead you in a growth-oriented adventure.
Alyssa Bunn is a connector of dots. Full of insatiable curiosity, wit, and intellectual depth, she inspires you to take off your "mask" and dig deeper to understand your more authentic self. She instinctually understands how to help you discover and design the life of your dreams. Having been the head of talent acquisition at one of the top advertising agencies in the US, Alyssa deeply understands the core principles of matchmaking and human dynamics. Through her warmth and unwavering support, you'll too believe that love ignites when you master yourself then become the magnet.
Emma Richman believes love is the most significant driving force on this planet. Upon being introduced to Spanish literature as an adolescent, she developed a fascination with timeless romance and multitude of ways in which we communicate love. However, it was through honing a professional background as a recruiter where Emma realized her skill in connecting people could seamlessly be used to match-make. Emma combines her empathetic nature and social sensibility to assist in finding a magnetic spark between humans. If she can make your face light up every time you see each other, her mission is accomplished!
Emily Tepper is a love guide of a completely different sort. She believes that ritualizing your dating life is the easiest, quickest, and most pleasurable gift you can give yourself. Emily is the founder of ReceveEverything — A Journey with the Love Sherpa (no "i" because we revitalize that part!). This online training series gives you a step-by-step road map to ritualizing your entire life and getting what you want most. Emily gently and expertly leads you into living a limitless life where you can experience love — all around you, all the time.
Kimia Mansoor doesn't let situations get weird. An innate insight into what drives and motivates people has earned her the affectionate title of "Wiz," and you'll never find nervous darting eyes or awkward silences in situations she has a hand in. After receiving her bachelor's degree in Psychology from UC Irvine, Kimia travelled north to the Bay Area, where she's now completing her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. In addition to her schooling, she spends time providing thoughtful and empathetic support to clients in her clinical practice and participating on a local podcast about dating in the city! She dedicates her free time to analyzing, hip-hop dancing in heels, and making connections.
Lindsay E. has been doling out dating advice to friends and colleagues for years, and even spent time ghostwriting a column about sex and relationships for a major men's magazine. She's the kind of girl who people turn to for the honest truth. Lindsay is as real as it gets and takes a no-nonsense approach to matchmaking — but she also believes that the dating process should be fun above all else. Her personal mantra? "Do it for the story." She's confident that you'll walk away from your Tawkify experience with plenty of them ... and a special person to start a new chapter with.
Alisha Giordano will have you at "Aloha." Coming from the world of Hawaiian hospitality, Alisha has learned a thing or two about providing excellent customer service. Additionally, as an Army wife, Alisha has learned to be resourceful in a world that is ever-changing. Having recently moved to Missouri, she devotes her time to her crafts: teaching and matchmaking. Connecting with people is a passion of hers, and she is always there to lend an ear. Dedicated to working with you to find love on this fun filled adventure, Alisha will help you let go of your inhibitions ... and get a little silly along the way!
Theresa Serrian is passionate about connecting individuals, from artistic collaborations to setting up life-long romantic partnerships. She is a music fanatic, wine connoisseur, and travel addict. Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, she now is a freelancer based in Brooklyn, NY. She has written plays, screenplays, lyrics, poetry, and by night can be found seeing DJs spin or bands perform whenever she can. She understands and empathizes with the struggle of meeting, trusting, and dating genuine people but believes there is someone for everyone and wants to help you find your match. Naturally an old soul, her soul grew wiser after several heartbreaks but is now in the most fulfilling relationship of her life by keeping herself open and sensitive. She is perceptive, respectful, and excited to get to know you and curate fun, stimulating dates that fit your unique taste.
Vara Pikor is energized by the pursuit of love. Whether she's strolling the High Line or engaging in conversation at a networking dinner, she is on a quest to find compatibility. Vara is recognized for her versatility, balancing her career in the corporate sector with her matchmaking. She has fostered strong connections through her years in the Big Apple, and she's driven to crack the code of the human heart. After all, true love is best shared!
Nneya Richards is a Jane-of-All-Trades. With a background in fashion and travel and being a multi-passport-holding global citizen, Nneya currently runs Double N Rich Creative Consulting agency. Her passion for cultural explorations led Nneya to launch the blog "'N A Perfect World," a curated intersection of travel, food, fashion, and geopolitics inspired by the global citizen lifestyle of the millennial. An avid lover of love, Nneya believes romance can be found from coffee on a stoop in Brooklyn to martinis in a jazz bar in Paris. She is a strong believer in the dating experience and looks forward to sharing her own personal joie de vivre with you.
Corinne Dobbas is a coach, writer, yogi, and the best friend you never knew you had. Most importantly, she cares about you: your journey, your process. your desires, your insights, your fears - and heck - even your insecurities. She's here to get you up and out of your shell and dating with an open mind — the only time you can ever find real true love. She has an innate ability to see through you and delve deep to help you discover what it is you're truly looking for in your ever after. She's empathetic and compassionate but will deliver you the real-deal truth. Your romantic journey will be transformed from the inside-out.
Amy De Souza discovers the characters in people. As a casting director for over fifteen years, she has perfected the art of screening and matching people. Her greatest role: being a connector for different types of people professionally, socially, and romantically. Amy is outgoing, inquisitive, a good listener, and excellent at getting down to the heart of things. Consider Amy a valuable asset to the production that is your love life.
Kristina Cappuccilli can't seem to fall out of love with the idea of love. When you couple her incessant thirst for travel, her tendency to befriend strangers wherever she goes, and her mantra that each day is a new adventure to embark on, it should come as no surprise that her priority, quite simply, is you. As a born and bred New Yorker, Kristina has spent most of her career interacting and communicating with people. People inspire her through their backgrounds and experiences, their trials and triumphs, the realization that everyone, everywhere, has a story. She considers it a blessing to learn something new, something inspiring. And that's what she wants her career to do — give people a reason to wake up every day and be inspired.
Kristen Grund believes in the magic of making connections and finding love. She has made it her mission to assist you in finding that special someone, one date at a time. As a U.S. Navy Veteran and Independent Film Actress, she is a natural with problem solving and a world-class facilitator of beautiful moments. Kristen's motto: "Let me take the stress away, so the BEST you can play!" Her enthusiastic and quick-witted persona will keep your nerves at ease, while enabling this journey to be a fun-filled experience. With a keen sense of people and extreme passion for helping others, let Kristen take the helm and carefully navigate your heart to true happiness!
Laura Martin is a people reader. As a native New Yorker, she appreciates the endless array of different personalities she comes across in her daily work. Her career as an executive recruiter has helped her to identify motivations. Applying this to romance, Laura digs deep to find the emotional root responsible for every action and reaction in your dating life. She wants to uncover your motivations-- conscious and subconscious--- to help paint a picture of who you are and what you want in a partner. Let Laura be your love recruiter!
Stephanie Grabor is a small-town girl with a persistence to see the world and meet everyone in it. Once a Logistics Officer in the Marine Corps, she now is using her skills to analyze your likes, dislikes and deepest desires. Stephanie believes a mix of spontaneity, lazy nights and good conversation can create the most meaningful connections needed for lasting relationships. With patience and determination, Stephanie won't give up on love. You can rest-assured!
Robyn Lane has built a career on fostering interpersonal relationships. Through working one-on-one as a teacher, doula, and private chef for many years, she recognizes that establishing trust is fundamental to creating long-lasting partnerships. Robyn has always cared about meeting people's needs by listening, guiding, and nurturing. Having two grown daughters and a son, she is able to relate to people of all ages and life experiences. Robyn sees universal elements to romantic love: a desire to make someone happy, physical attraction, willingness to compromise, and unconditional friendship. She hopes to take you through this journey as a both a guide and a friend.
Jaime Clough is your love mentor. As a matchmaker and a Teach For America alumna, Jaime is a pro at exercising patience and enthusiasm in her daily life. She will encourage you and support you through every step of your dating process, in order to find someone compatible for you. She is a no-nonsense nurturer: kind, yet brutally honest and determined. Jaime's personal dating mantra? You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take. Her ability to coordinate and motivate will help you have the best possible experience!
Giselle Teston believes everyone has a "someone to love" out there. A human biology major and former dance teacher, she combines her analytical left brain and creative right brain in the art of matchmaking. Originally from New York City and now a Colorado resident, she knows how to hustle but can also step back to soak in life's beautiful moments. When she followed her heart to gorgeous Denver to pursue new opportunities with the love of her life, she has manifested joy in both her personal and professional worlds. Giselle cannot wait to learn your ins and outs to help you find your deepest, most authentic connections...and have fun while you're at it!
Cora Boyd hails from the melting pot of culture that is New Orleans and fuses her writing and comedy background with her gypsy spirit to understand your story and help you take risks that pay off. Insatiably fascinated with human dynamics, Cora has lived and worked in five different countries and brings a global perspective to the world of love and desire. She believes that meaningful relationships are among the greatest adventures a person can have, and she's here to help you pack your suitcase. Cora enjoys off color humor, memoirs, poor quality reggaeton music, and high quality Belgian IPAs.
Megan Munoz is a relator. Driven by her strong curiosity and genuine love of deepening relationships, she easily connects with others on a personal level. Coming from a hospitality background, her motivation stems from creating positive and uplifting experiences for others. She believes persistence goes a long way and enjoys arranging different variables in an ever changing world. Continuously traveling and exploring new passions allows her to satisfy her craving to learn different cultures, see new places, and meet new people along the way. Additionally, she feels gratification from delightfully surprising others with happiness, fun, and joy in their lives — hoping to surprise as a matchmaker.
Lily Womble is tenacious, enthusiastic, and sure of finding your soulmate-level match. Hailing from the deep south and fluent in French, musical theatre, and international relations, she is a woman addicted to learning and creating. Her career as a professional advocate with nonprofits has taken her around the globe, from Cameroon to Malaysia and back. Lily has made fighting for the interests of others her life's mission and is thrilled to apply that passion to your dating life. She is a wizard at unpacking your desires and will work tirelessly to help you find the love you crave.
Marina Brenner believes that finding your ideal match should be a thrilling and seamless experience involving a little dash of magic. Her empathic nature and tender soul allows her to approach matchmaking with a mixture of compassion, intuition, loyalty, and humor. Marina comes to matchmaking via a career in sales, marketing, and social media and a personal understanding of the varied life permutations of mid-career individuals — kids, exes, and all the extra flavor they add to our lives. A native Californian and beach girl, endless summers inspired her to dream big and live happy. She's excited and ready to inspire you to find happiness in love.
Melissa Scatena is a love connoisseur with a sincere passion for fostering relationships and changing lives. Her experience teaching, coaching, and connecting with people around the world has given her a unique perspective on life and love. Melissa sees matchmaking as an art, crafting dates with diligence and creativity. She recognizes the importance of setting the stage for a real world date, a moment often missed out on because you swiped left. Melissa isn't afraid to dig deep, so that she can find the unique soul that will truly appreciate you, for you. Melissa's approach to relationship-building is refreshing and will help you to see your love life from a new vantage point.
Sarah Horton loves spontaneity. This thrill has inspired in her a love of traveling and speaking foreign languages, most recently finding herself in South America. Her diverse experiences abroad, making connections and developing relationships between different people, make her a natural matchmaker. Sarah currently works at an NGO and is driven by making a positive social impact. She is excited to help you try new things, always challenging you to take a step outside your comfort zone. You'll never know what you'll discover!
Lesa Brothers is that person you find yourself telling your life story to and then thinking, "I didn't mean to say all that, but I'm glad I did!" A great listener, she has a nurturing soul and is energized by helping people. On the other hand, she is a fiery plain talker who has personally learned that life's biggest surprises bring opportunity. Even negative change can open the door to beautiful possibilities. She believes the key to success is personal relationships and a willingness to be upfront and honest with oneself. Lesa is fascinated by learning what makes people tick and uses that insight, along with her personal flair for romance, to make thoughtful and exciting matches. Get ready to take some risks, open your heart, and have fun!
Alexis Sonder is a hopeless romantic who loves her fair share of chick flicks. In fact, once upon a time, she called Paris - the City of Love - her home. Bilingual in French and English, Alexis has a broad range of experience personally and professionally. She has been in the client service industry for over 20 years, working with world class luxury brands and Fortune 500 companies in sales and recruiting. Her passion lies in creating authentic connections and delivering personalized experiences. She takes the time to listen, empathize, and obsessively search to find Mr. or Mrs. Right for you!
Marisha Dixon coordinates collaborations and creative experiences that propel others to success. With experience as a Division I, collegiate level athlete, a Master's in Educational Leadership, and a number of professional roles within education, Ms. Marisha has dedicated her life to motivating and mobilizing others to achieve their goals. She believes that self-love begets authenticity, and authenticity inevitably allows one to attract genuine people and fulfilling experiences. Ms. Marisha is on a mission to ensure that you fall in love with all that makes you your authentic self, so that you are magnetic in love and life.
Roxi Lagos is a lifelong romantic with a penchant for planning. A native Texan, Roxi moved to California in 2003 with the United States Marines. Now a veteran, Roxi is a mother of three accustomed to the challenges of dating. She is a pro when it comes to fitting dates into a jam-packed schedule and takes a balanced approach to matchmaking. Pairing the ying and yang, she's looking for someone who will complement you in ways you may have never expected when choosing dates on your own. Committed, optimistic, and resilient, Roxi has your back as your dating concierge.
Caylin White is a born creative and a hopeless romantic with a love story of her own. Hailing from Michigan, she met the love of her life. Flash forward 12 years, when the timing was right, they embarked to create a peachy life in Georgia. Easy to be around and to laugh with, Caylin just plain loves people. Some of her favorite things include her newlywed husband, her rescue puppy Sophie, a good book, and even better conversation. She will find the beautiful side of you and shine that light out for the world to see ... and have a blast doing it. Adventure is her middle name, so get ready for a creative ride!
Jennifer Barriffe is a believer in true love. She knows from her own experience that you can stumble into opportunity unexpectedly: She met her husband at Applebee's! Fueled by her desire to change lives, Jennifer has built a career in client services and embraces all sorts of personality types. She operates on the principles of patience and kindness, passing on these golden qualities to those she impacts in her daily life. Currently, she works as a matchmaker and realtor, i.e. she can help you find love and the house that you will both love. Get ready for some mystery dates and open houses!
Rachel Kania is a lover of life with a deep passion for bringing people together. At one time a political operative from Washington, D.C., Rachel now lives in Austin, TX, where she loves hiking outdoors with her dog and eating breakfast tacos. Rachel understands that values and lifestyle are two important pieces when looking for the right match. Nothing is more thrilling to her than creating a mutual attraction. Always up for a good time and a laugh, Rachel will make sure your matchmaking experience is exciting and most of all fun. She's ready to campaign for your right match!
Lauren Korshak is the alchemist of your dating life. Her background as a somatic psychotherapist gives her an ability to analyze, empathize, and intuit. Combined with her expertise in singles events, date coaching, and marketing, she brings an authentic and interdisciplinary approach to matchmaking. Lauren believes in the energetics, magnetism, and magic of love and relationships — even bringing archetypes and astrology into the mix when the stars align. She is motivated to create heartfelt matches that inspire, transform, and heal. Just bring an open mind, an open heart, and a sense of adventure, and you'll be golden.
Celine Song is a people person. People are her drug of choice, and she wants to know what makes you tick, vibrate, and light up like a Christmas tree. She believes that love should be obvious, clear, and irresistible. An Ivy-educated working playwright living in New York, she uses her background in psychology and philosophy to be there for you in the journey of finding your partner-in-crime, your comrade-in-arms: the Bogart to your Bacall, the Kim to your Yeezy, the Trudeau to your Obama. Her philosophy of matchmaking draws from the psychologist Erich Fromm's The Art of Loving which suggests that "love is an activity, not a passive affect; it is a 'standing in', not a 'falling for.'" As for her own experience with love, Celine is in love with her husband, whom she met at an artist's residency and talked to for eight days straight, stopping only for their first kiss. As your love pioneer, Celine wants to start a conversation with you, working together to find you someone you can talk to all day and night. And she wants to hear about the kissing, too.
Genna Mori is a big believer that our flaws make us fabulous. Her philosophy is to embrace who you are, and you will be a magnet to others. An experienced life coach specializing in helping others to love themselves, she wants you to feel a sense of ease and joy in your dating life. Through allowing you to relinquish expectations, she strives to build more satisfying and connected interactions. Genna will make your dating experience a joyride: exciting, adventurous, and most of all, filled with fun and laughter.
Leigh Winters knows a thing or two about love and behavior. An Ivy League graduate holding degrees in clinical psychology and neuroscience, Leigh is a neuropsychology expert who has lived around the world. She believes that diving deep into the soul and heart can provide the foundation for everlasting happiness. People come into your life for a reason, and these soul connections can have transformative effects. Leigh is passionate about helping people keep an open mind about love and life, so be sure to check out her media lifestyle brand, Wise + Well.
Catherine Broadbent is your personal cheerleader in the game called "love." A New England-bred, New York City transplant, Catherine has experienced the dating cultures of both cities, recognizing the importance of prepping from the inside out. With a background as a fashion executive, she can provide on-trend fashion advice so that you emerge invincible. This Chatty Cathy has an infectious spirit and knows just how to pep you up before your first dates. Get ready to dive into today's dynamic dating pool feeling and looking fabulous.
Laurel Adair is a jet-setting yogi with a keen interest in human interaction. Fascinated by what makes relationships tick, Laurel is invested in bringing love and fun into your world. Though originally from Arizona, her wanderlust has led her to teach and observe many people over the globe. She believes in the little things: the magic of uncontrollable laughter, spontaneous affection, treasuring the present moment, dad jokes, good coffee and whisky, smiling like you take the gold medal, and never giving up. Consider Laurel your own personal wingwoman: She will sort through the details to find you great company, provide honest feedback, and hopefully lead you to truly memorable experiences.
Pamela Jacobs believes life is a journey best explored with a partner. As a travel writer, her mission is to help people fall in love with the world and find their perfect passport stamp. Taking the same approach to matchmaking, she knows that sometimes a compass is all you need to find your other half. Pamela wants to show you that seeking love can be spectacular, especially with the right tour guide. Pamela seeks to know all about you, bringing intrinsic empathy and a desire to make this a rewarding, laughter-filled adventure. While happily-ever-after is her end goal, the voyage toward it will be just as riveting.
Mandy Foster is a dreamer and storyteller. A Texas girl through and through who currently resides in Los Angeles, Mandy is a friendly face you can turn to for anything. She is passionate about helping you write a unique love story, and she uses her background in the arts to fine-tune the narrative. Ultimately, her goal is to learn about what makes you authentically you and improve your dating life by taking the stress out of it. She'll be sure to craft an exhilarating experience that'll leave you with that giddy "can't-stop-smiling" feeling you get when you've found something special.
Becca Feld is your go-to confidant. She is loyal, levelheaded, and a lighthearted listener. Becca comes with expertise in psychology and math so she knows what will make your heart flutter and how to solve the equation for love. She believes life is a gift that should be shared with someone special and wants to find your other half! With patience, persistence, and passion, Becca will search high and low for someone who will lift you off your feet. This avid traveler loves an adventure and she's here to guide you on your exciting romantic journey!
Sophy Singer is the "go-to" girl for anything dating-related. In her search for love, she developed her own dating strategy — which ultimately led her to to her last first date with her husband, Michael. Part matchmaker, part date coach, she hopes to inspire your faith in dating and reinvigorate your social calendar. Dating is not as daunting as you think, and in the end, it's all worth it. Her relatable, honest, and personable nature will be a grounding force in the course of this journey. Whatever crossroads you are at, she's ready to navigate with you!
Emily Lorin wholeheartedly believes dating should be a playful process spurred by curiosity. While many unique experiences have brought you to this point in your dating life, she wants this adventure to be positive and fun moving forward! Emily's #1 priority is uncovering each person's most authentic and joyful self while bringing true connection into their lives. And thanks to her Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy, Emily has the tools to make that happen. Simply put, Emily adores people — completely, enthusiastically, and unabashedly. When you combine her skills with your love life, magic happens!
Rachel Ryan is a native New Yorker, a world traveler, and above all else, a true people person. With a background in advertising and marketing, she has mastered the nuances of communication strategy and target research — skills that serve her well in her daily matchmaking pursuits. Rachel is passionate about meeting new people, hearing their stories, and bringing together like-minded individuals. She brings compassion, positivity, and authenticity to her interactions and firmly believes that dating is all about the journey. Rachel will make your journey fun, memorable, and worthwhile.
Lauren Bernal is a creative octopus. She's been an opera singer, an art director, a copywriter, a calligrapher, a comedian, a ghostwriter, a traveler, and now a matchmaker. With this variety of artistic roles and contexts to pull from, Lauren views herself as a careful artisan in crafting your ideal love life. Her globetrotting ways expand her network every day, and her passion for meeting and connecting people gives her the ultimate sense of meaning within the world.
Alix Tillett sees love as the fuel to our daily lives. With a background in philanthropy and wellness, Alix has a life mission to share love onto others, doing so through her charity work, her acai business, and her matchmaking. Always there with a smile, Alix emanates warmth, wisdom, and light. She works diligently to create more connections and happiness each day, creating hope in the lives of those she meets. She has travelled the world, making her a viable matchmaker for connections in the most random places. You will find great comfort confiding in her: Not only will you feel the love, but you'll find it as well.
Dana Ward is an adventurous spirit with a love of meeting new people. Her adventures have taken her across the globe, from Cameroon to South Korea, forming connections and building relationships no matter where in the world. Currently residing in Chicago, Dana sees love as the most enigmatic adventure of all. Whether working with you over video or in person, she entails her strategic expertise to discover, explore, and uncover the depths of each client. Dana promises to bring her positivity, humor, and Chicago Cubs-like dedication while guiding you on your romantic endeavor.
Katie Cyr is curious about people. She's eager to hear your story, so here's hers to start. Katie was born and raised in Maine, with her adventures leading her to the Big Apple and later down to sunny Florida. Along the way, she has met people from all walks of life and grown very adept at uncovering the uniqueness of each character. Katie has a knack for honoring your authentic qualities, doing so through exploring the qualities that compliment you well. She believes that great learnings come through the process of dating. So take a leap of faith, and have confidence that the journey will definitely be worth the risk.
Candice Cain is one of the most driven and determined women that you will ever meet. A native Long Islander, Candy is one of the few female writer/directors in the entertainment industry. During a five year hiatus she took to raise her twins, Candy worked as a destination wedding planner and was number one in the world in 2009, 2010, and 2011, and even had a television series about it, entitled "Wedding Lane with Candy Cain." She has been married to her police officer husband since 2005, and firmly believes that everyone deserves a happy ending.
Chelsea Hutchison is a believer! Her philosophy: When your intentions are clear and you are open to possibilities, love is right around the corner. Having met her husband online, Chelsea knows firsthand the importance of defining expectations. Chelsea gets to the heart of the matter to figure out your priorities in life. She and her husband are blessed to be new parents, a priority they both have wanted since they got together. And thanks to her special instinct for making love connections, she's ready to help you manifest your love story.
Kate O'Connor is here to make dating work for you. This DC girl turned Seattleite was tired of seeing her friends lose confidence due to terrible dates with people who were not in it for the right reasons. When she began setting friends up on blind dates, she became addicted to helping people find love. Kate combines her experience working in the healthcare field, her learnings from past romantic encounters, and her empathetic abilities to understand your perspective and grow with you. She wants to capture what it is you are missing and bring back that spark in your life. Her philosophy is simple: You only live once.
Regina Longo is passionate about making a significant impact in the lives of others. With degrees in psychology and sociology, Regina has devoted her career to building genuine relationships in diverse capacities, from selling luxury products to providing wellness services. She found her niche as a transformational life coach and Power Vinyasa Yoga teacher. It is her life's mission to help people transform into their best selves. Through her authentic, intuitive instinct, she has a natural gift for making love connections. Are you ready to manifest yours?
Sherrie Adams believes with passion and communication, anything is possible. With over 15 years in the creative arts and wellness industry, she brings creativity with an eye toward practicality to her matchmaking. Sherrie's intuitive spirit, curiosity, and expansive wisdom illuminate her matchmaking. Through active listening and building deep connections, Sherrie provides endless possibilities for extraordinary encounters, revelations, and connections of the heart. She can't wait to go on this beautiful journey of discovery and wonderment with you.
Judi Longo is an empathic artist who draws upon joy and compassion to connect people. Her creativity emerged as a young child, a talent that has produced a meaningful career. After studying design at one of the top art schools in the country, she quickly rose to design director status in the New York City fashion industry. Her job brought her all over the world, building bonds with people from many different cultures. Those who know her treasure her insight in style, life, and love. Her creative mindset colors every connection she makes in matchmaking, and with her brush of intuition, she'd love to assist in painting your future.
Cynthia Bruck has always been fascinated by the most powerful energy known in the universe: love. As a television producer and director with four dating shows under her belt, she knows a thing or two about chemistry. Taking her strong work ethic, genuine love of human connection, and high energy attitude, Cynthia discovered matchmaking as a sweet spot in her life. She uses her keen intuition and her ability to immediately connect with people to create a magical encounter that will leave you with no choice but to sit back, be yourself, and enjoy the ride. Inquisitive and passionate by nature, she aims to build a foundation of trust, intention, and most importantly, fun with all her clients. As your dating director, Cynthia is steadfast in the pursuit of love.
Deepali Gupta knows that you contain multitudes — and she wouldn't have it any other way. She believes that love should inspire you from all angles, whether you're a hopeless romantic, relentless pragmatist, or both! Educated at Brown University, Deepali now lives in New York, where she works as a composer-lyricist. She may write love songs, but she knows that real life can be a little more complicated. Deepali's style of matchmaking is all about harmony, balance, and finding you a counterpart who completes you. She wants to get to know you even better than you know yourself and put that knowledge to work for you. Endlessly curious, passionate, and empathetic, Deepali will set the scene for you and your soulmate to make beautiful music together.
Justine Luzzi is a multi-passionate, creative, and free-spirited New Yorker. After building a successful career in corporate strategy, she recently embarked on her own entrepreneurial journey as an intuitive life and digital strategist. Her mission is to help women empower their intuition around passion projects and utilize that power in digital entrepreneurship. Gifted with being intuitive and empathetic, she makes a fabulous matchmaker and life coach in one. With a strong faith in the higher power of love, she's sensitive in her approach. Your feelings, values, and needs will be her map ... so let her inner compass guide you!
Cara B. knows how to read between the lines. As a fiction writer, Cara understands that words determine your compatibility, but attraction and connection comes from the way you occupy space: a gesture, a blush, a certain way of laughing. Cara believes the right person will charm you and be charmed by you, just as you are. She is deeply empathetic and uses her teaching background to keep you cool, collected, and informed as she guides you through your dating experience. Dating should be fun (and sometimes funny), and Cara's perspective and humor will keep you smiling and relaxed. In her free time, Cara enjoys urban wandering, laughing at her own puns, and pretending she likes to cook.
Anna Laube is a lover of love and intuitive by nature. With a background in art and technology, Anna blends the ancient with the cutting edge. She believes that the road to a fulfilling relationship is paved with the stones of discovery, kindness, and self-knowing. Happily settled on the West Coast, she has collected kernels of wisdom from the many people she's met on her travels around the world. As we say at Tawkify, "Love doesn't have to be complicated," but it can be a surprise! Anna will help you find magic, truth, and joy on your love adventure.
Kerri Cohen is your tour guide through the sometimes bumpy road of dating. She'll bring an authentic mix of old school values and new age swag to guide you along the way. We all know love is the root to being truly happy, and she's here to find you just that. With a background in psychology and counseling, Kerri embraces individuality and enjoys making people feel at ease. Building confidence is one of her many secrets to making great matches, along with her strongest asset, her romantic intuition. After all, who you are on paper does not truly convey who you are. Kerri will read between the lines, digging deep to find what keeps you wanting more.
Dorothy Stover lives for love. With over a decade's experience helping those in love and their relationships, her focus is bringing more love into the world. Some of her great love lessons have come from her family: Her father advised her to date 100 people before marriage; her mother prescribed, "Never settle!"; her great-grandfather said, "Love is a choice. Each day you wake up and choose to love."; her grandmother cautioned her, "Be patient. Everything happens in its own time." Dorothy calls upon these lessons and more in helping her clients grow in life and love, believing it's the people we meet who help us become our best selves. Dorothy wants to help her clients choose love and to let go of fears.
Atena Shad is a matchmaking opportunist. She is a hopeful romantic, an active world traveler, a self-proclaimed geek, and a lover of the world around her. Through her travels, she's learned the importance of having meaningful connections and that love knows no borders. She knows that each date is an opportunity for you to not only explore potential matches but to also get to know yourself better. Her own interests are vast and varied, leading her to flow from late-night painting binges to break-of-dawn programming sessions. You can rest at ease knowing she will approach your matchmaking as both an art form and a science. She always wants to create moments of true happiness, where you're comfortable to love and feel loved. This is why she invites you to dive deep into your inner desires and shed any hesitations so that she can help you find your true happiness.
Cherie Buell believes in the magic of love. A passionate dreamer and bonafide hopeless romantic, she is determined to be your curator of amore. Cherie's desire to connect has been her strength both personally and professionally; she's genuinely curious about who you are. Cherie knows that quality of life is about aligning all parts of you, and she uses her background in aesthetics to promote both inner and outer beauty. Let Cherie foster you from the inside out, allowing you to dream without fear and love without limits. In the famous words of Humphrey Bogart, "I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship."
Leilani Pineda is no stranger to looking for and finding lasting connection. As a woman who is born and bred in New York City and has dated her way through it, she knows how tough the dating scene can be. She wants to be your guide through this exciting journey! Having had a career in media, she has worked with a plethora of personalities, has grown her network, and instinctively knows how to make successful connections. Her keen intuition has led her to incredibly rare friends and impeccable talent that has worked with her on projects that she has successfully executed through the years. She wants to help others find lasting connection, while fulfilling her personal goal to leave this world a little better than she found it through bringing people together in love. She's hoping that Oprah features her on Super Soul Sunday after she fulfills her goal of matching all of her clients because ... a girl can dream, right?
Krista Nugent is a fun-loving social butterfly who is fascinated by the human connection in all its forms. As an LGBTQ-friendly native New Yorker, Temple University alumna, and seasoned recruiter, she's well-adapted to connecting a diverse array of personalities and backgrounds, specializing in finding and fostering relationships where they're least expected. Her goal is to help you break down your walls and discover your deepest desires. If an empowering, romantic, adventure is what you're looking for, she'll be your tour guide!
Rachel Gaynes is a love-maker driven by a blend of destiny and hospitality. She lights the spark, fans the flame, and revels in the fireworks. Rachel got her start at age 14 as a wedding singer — amongst flowers and tulle — which she has since crafted into an eclectic career in music, marketing, journalism, and education. And yet, her proud passion is her master's in barstool psychology: Rachel is a sparkly fixture behind the bars of Chicago. With 10 years of chaperoning dates under her belt, she recognizes that some people need a touch of assistance for fate to take over. Rachel will handle the smallest details to make dating more romantic, nudging your stars into alignment. There'll be nothing left for you to do but be enchanted.
Leslie Bautista is your fun-loving, witty roommate in a rom-com classic. A true romantic through and through, she has a knack for connecting with people from all walks of life. Leslie's networks are heavily IRL, as she builds community (and matchmakes) across co-working spaces in Manhattan. She collects unique and captivating individuals, sending them on fresh dating experiences — and reveling in your enjoyment. A little bit of Leslie is all you need to spice up your love life!
Mira Sigal-feldman believes genuine, honest, and romantic love exists out there for every individual. With a deep appreciation for meaningful relationships, Mira incorporates her degree in sociology and affinity for human connection with her professional background as a recruiter. Her capacity to connect with people and attention to detail make her a natural relationship concierge far beyond her home base of Philadelphia. Mira invites you to explore your passions and interests with her, so that she can absorb all of the essentials to curating your unique dating experience!
Danielle Koval can turn a simple life into la dolce vita. With a bachelor's in psychology and a constant curiosity, she's on a pursuit to bring love, laughter, and beautiful moments to others. Throughout her career, she has excelled in helping people in various capacities, including the medical field, hospitality, quality assurance, and education. Her personalized attention to one another's needs has been her legacy in every role. With a backbone built on compassion, integrity, and ingenuity, Dani will passionately work to put a smile on your face and an imprint on your heart.
Lauren McKenna picks up on all of the details that most people overlook. Call her a silent ninja: Before you know it, she's reading the odes scrawled across your heart walls. Lauren is motivated by the exploration of things you might normally shy away from and the discovery of parts laying dormant within you. Her mission: to dissolve facade and reveal each person's unique blend of soul-stirrings, heart-burning desires, and authenticity. With unwavering support, a good dose of playfulness, and a pinch of crudeness, you'll re-write the paradigm together — curating connections in alignment with what you desire and more importantly, what you're worthy of.
Fabiola Arias believes true love is possible for everyone. As an eveningwear and bridal designer, she takes a tailored approach to make sure your needs and desires are met. Fabiola uses the same listening, attention to detail, and follow-through required to make a stunning one-of-a-kind wedding dress when guiding you towards the relationship promised land. Fun fact: Fabiola was born in Cuba, raised in Miami, and after studying and working in Manhattan, now lives in New Jersey with her husband, whom she met at karaoke! Get ready for a fun and fabulously decorated dating experience!
Kaylan Curvey transmits a radiance felt across the state of Texas and beyond! Having a background in international hospitality, Kaylan aims to widen your horizon and move you into new dating terrain. It's her mission to introduce those around her to opportunity: new people, new places, and new feelings. One of her proudest accomplishments is creating Numinous Travel, an agency helping travelers discover the world by connecting to different cultures and ways of life. Whether acting as your helper, listener, shot of whiskey, or even that kick in the pants, she'll help you get out of your head and into your love journey.
Jourdan Boyd is a master at building community. Between volunteering overseas with forty colleagues to managing a large number of volunteers at her local church, Jourdan has perfected the art of seeing people for who they are and connecting them with others. Jourdan believes that authenticity mixed with laughter and a little spontaneity sprinkled on top is the recipe for a perfect date. She's ready to assist you in creating that magic!
Lauren Schott is a realistic optimist. She approaches life with a big smile and an understanding that life isn't perfect. There is beauty and something to learn in all that we experience. Lauren uses this mindset to approach her relationship-building, listening to your past experiences and present passions to get a true sense of who you are. Lauren appreciates the importance of shared values and interests, as they lay the foundation for a deep love and respect for your partner. Her desire is to bring happiness and the opportunity for real love to others, creating healthy relationships between special people.
Nadine Rose enjoys connecting the dots. While innovating within the corporate tech landscape, Nadine builds community through focusing on two ingredients: people and stories. Nadine asks important questions, delving in to the core of what's going on in your life to better understand your journey. She then draws connections based on points of authenticity — leaving her own mark on each love story. On her own time, Nadine's passions include exploring cities, eating delicious food, and baking. Ask her for a recipe recommendation or let her know what your favorite dating story is ... she'll eat it all up!
Holly McCusker believes love is the greatest gift you can receive in life. With a master's in education and twenty years of experience in the field, it has always been Holly's desire to help people in all aspects of their life. Overcoming major hurdles along her own journey has taught her the importance of seizing the moment and appreciating the simple pleasures that surround her. She is a soul-seeking agent who spends a lot of time running. It has been through these runs that she became truly self-aware of her needs and desires. Holly affirms that when seeking love, you must first understand your authenticity and recognize your unique desires. Here to listen and lean on, Holly is certain to help you uncover what you are looking for in a partner.
Angelina Chau is an architect for relationships. With a background in corporate management building teams and fostering synergy, she possesses exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills along with an innately strong work ethic. She left the conventional office to follow her passion for people, becoming a digital nomad and seizing every opportunity to interact with people from various backgrounds. As a believer in fate and happiness, she is committed to transforming your matchmaking process into a meaningful and glowing experience. Allow her to build your foundation on a magical journey of finding love.
Sheridan Labbe is a thrill-seeker. She is constantly testing new avenues to connect people: hosting events, traveling to new cities, networking online and offline ... the roads are infinite. With a background in marketing and leadership, Sheridan prides herself in being a diversified entrepreneur across industries; her endeavors share the common-thread of open communication. Communication is at the heart of her matchmaking approach, and she uses her interpersonal expertise to draw out the inner parts of you throughout the process. Fueled by the rush she gets from positive results, Sheridan looks forward to vicariously reveling in your dating adventures.
Kimberly Friedland believes that it's your birthright and true nature to love and be loved in return. She'll walk beside you as confidante, data scientist, and conjurer of serendipity to create the dates you desire. After leaving her job at Google, Kim spent a year studying how to maximize well-being in the digital age, with deep dives into counseling psychology, massage therapy, and meditation. She believes that deepening connection to others and to ourselves is the secret sauce to life. By approaching others with playful curiosity and using authenticity and vulnerability to create intimacy faster, we learn to send out sparks of love wherever we go and naturally attract what we most want. Come walk with me.
Caitlin Reilly will lead you in the dating dance with ease and plenty of pizzazz. She is bubbly, enthusiastic, and endlessly curious about what you want in a partner. As a queer social justice activist with a master's in social work from Columbia University, Caitlin has made it her life goal to break barriers and forge new paths toward greater love for self and each other. Her personal and professional endeavors have shown her the importance of remaining true to who you are and never settling for less. No matter where you are at in your journey, Caitlin believes that loving yourself first is the key to success. As her role model, RuPaul, says, "If you can't love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?"
Rachel Parmet is an intuitive by nature. With a commitment to fostering genuine relationships, she believes staying true to yourself is the key to building a healthy foundation. Rachel values long term, deep connections and knows how to hone in on minutiae. In knowing your nuances, Rachel can then convey your best self to others. Her heightened communications skills and attention to detail served her well in her former career in marketing and public relations. Now using her strengths to impact lives on a personal level, Rachel wants to help you connect with how you feel and use those feelings to guide you through this journey.
Sarah Gould is passionate about the possibility of "happily ever after." An online love-connection success story herself, she is a true believer that everyone has someone out there and that finding them is merely a matter of logistics. With a background in corporate event planning, Sarah cultivates memorable experiences for her clients in a personalized way. She uses her exceptional listening skills and logical approach to problem-solving to support you along this journey. Her open, honest, always-be-yourself approach to life makes many feel that they've known her forever. The world of dating can seem intimidating, but with Sarah, you'll conquer it together ... and have a ton of fun along the way.
Jeena Yi has a passion for stories and storytelling. Her storytelling passion began as a child with her father taking her to the library every Saturday. There is where her deep love of figuring out what makes us so wonderfully human began. As an adult, her interest in stories brought her into the world of entertainment. Here is where she hopes to reflect back to audiences the intricate nature of our society through the medium of stories. Jeena loves meeting new people, understanding what makes them tick, and bringing their stories from the page to the stage. Her natural intuition and genuine empathy helps her clients to take what's on paper to the real stage of life. You are the star of your own story.
Kathy Choi has been mastering people connections since her kindergarten days (if you want proof, ask for her first report card). A California native who has lived extensively on the East Coast, she'll approach your love life with equal parts California cool and fast-paced GSD attitude. As a former teacher, partnerships lead, and management consultant, Kathy has extensive experience navigating relationships. Kathy uses her acquired taste, deep appreciation for craft beer, and penchant for unexpected foodie destinations to curate fantastic dating experiences for you. As part coach, part cheerleader, and part not-so-evil mastermind, she's ready to be your ultimate wing-woman.
Zahara Jade traveled to the far corners of the earth multiple times over in search of her truth. And yes, she found love too! Returning home with her soulmate by her side, Zahara now embraces others with the wisdom she gathered along her journey. A clinical psychologist by training, executive recruiter and jewelry designer by trade, Zahara has unique experiences that guide her to skillfully and intuitively match. Devoted to creating sparks, she understands the difference between an authentic, worthwhile connection and a time-waster. With Zahara, get ready to get real about yourself and life. She will work with you uncover what is truly important in your ideal match.
Constance Karcher is the quintessential people person, dreamer of dreams, and believer in magic. Intrigued by the human soul, she has the uncanny ability to find connection with most people she meets. She is an experience-collector at heart and knows that the joy of every experience is magnified by your connection with whom you share them. It's this perspective that drives her to create authentically shared dates between compatible people, with the ultimate goal of paving long-term relationships along the way. Constance aims to eliminate the guesswork out of the dating scene. So take a deep breath. She's ready to make your dating life easier!
Talia Cirangle is a self-love enthusiast who's committed to put YOU first. On a quest to bring out your best self, she is a proponent of deep life talks — ones where she can get a real read of you. Coming from the tech startup world, she's maintained a large network and loves to get people excited about new ideas and new people! After a solo trip to Southeast Asia, she's back in NYC and embracing the mantra "experience over everything." Let's get experiencing!
Sash Bischoff firmly believes that relationships are the best and most important part of life. A Princeton alumna with an industrious spirit, she's analytical and yet a true romantic at heart. As a theater director working on and off Broadway, Sash is an expert at understanding people and what makes them tick. She's honest, trustworthy, and compassionate, getting to the heart of what you want. There's little she loves more than relaxing over a cup of coffee or glass of wine, getting to know how you think and feel ... then setting you on a path to achieve it. Sash can't wait to help you on your journey to finding the most important relationship of all.
Tess Richie is your agent in the search for love. With a BFA in drama from NYU and a decade's experience in client-facing roles, Tess is quick to delve into your character and hone in on your needs. While closing deals in the housing market as a real estate agent, she has a reputation for producing results quickly and effectively. Tess thrives under pressure with a smile on her face, building strong bonds with her clients and meeting expectations consistently. The key to her success: her rare combination of empathetic sensitivity, creativity, and task-oriented drive. An old-soul romantic, she's eager to broker your love connection and unlock the door to your heart!
Shannon Shpak believes in the power of connection driven by a kismet force. She is certain that chances are worth taking, knowing that in one moment your entire life can be transformed. Shannon is a matchmaker, writer, and social media manager who loves people and words. She is a creative problem solver who is constantly thinking one step ahead. Shannon is passionate about uniting people together on a deeper level. She brings a fresh, relatable, and insightful perspective and has a desire to help you find love while building a friendship with you along the way. Trust the universe will do you right under Shannon's influence!
Stephanie Rieux is a wise soul with the intuition to connect with all sorts of personalities. She brings to her matchmaking a well-rounded background in teaching, sales, and events. An excellent communicator, Stephanie cares deeply for your needs and takes actionable measures to see results. She aspires to understand diversity in each unique personality and is dedicated to learning what desire means to you. Stephanie can't wait to plan memorable first dates and add more fun to your dating life!
Lacey Bauer found her Prince Charming through a Tawkify matchmaker, and now she wants to do the same for you! After many first-hand experiences, she knows that dating can be just as much wondrous as torturous, and yet, it is all worth it in the end when you meet a great match. Lacey's degrees in psychology and chemistry form a balanced combination that produces sane — yet simmering — connections. Her years of neuroscience research has prepped her well: She's ready to listen to your needs, learn your priorities, and delve deep to get to what truly matters. When not studying the compounds of X and Y chromosomes, Lacey enjoys walking her poodle mix, improving her golf game, and watching a high-scoring hockey match with her honey.
Breonna Williams knows that finding your fitting companion takes dedication to the process of dating. It can mean coming out of your comfort zone, trying new things, and considering people you may not have initially thought would "fit the bill." With timing playing a key factor in her own experience, she has had her fair share of frogs before finding a Prince Charming. Breonna uses her experience as an executive assistant to be a personal dating assistant — problem-solving, communicating effectively, and handling matters promptly. She approaches matchmaking as a friend and can't wait to find your next match!
Annie Kingston knows how you feel. It can be tough out there. We swipe left and right (but mostly left) without ever really allowing ourselves to dive any deeper. So she's here to help you take the plunge! Annie firmly believes that the kind of love we're all looking for is the one that inspires us to be the best version of ourselves. An enthusiastic traveler, she's spent the past decade discovering what makes her own heart happy and has traveled to over 55 countries along the way. An ex-flight attendant on both commercial and private jets, she's now a writer, blogger, and matchmaker who's dedicated to helping you write your own happily ever after.
Yandary Zavala campaigns for eligible people across the USA ... After all, she comes from the political arena! Having grown up in Utah, lived in DC for half a decade, and now residing in Salt Lake City again, she brings a bi-coastal perspective to her matchmaking. She has a knack for bringing awesome, like-minded people together in her own social circle, and the Tawkify community allows her to spread the love on a much larger scale. Yandary's matchmaking ambition is evident: She'd like to get to know you so well that you'll feel you picked your dates out yourself. And she's affirmed this for herself loud and clear: In 2017, Yandary is committed to learning how to ski, planning her summer wedding, and using her communications expertise to forever change lives!
Melissa Roy sees life as one big adventure and tries to squeeze every last drop out of it. Bitten by the travel bug at an early age, she hit her goal of visiting 100 countries and 7 continents by the age of 30. Now a global citizen of the world, she has no plans to stop until she's seen them all. Her ability to relate and connect with people from all walks of life makes her the perfect wing-woman to help you score a date. Armed with a degree in psychology from Pepperdine University, along with a commercial acting career under her belt, she is ready to do some deep soul analysis to make your inner self shine. Her childlike wonder and curiosity for love and human behavior makes her a lifelong seeker of truth, yearning to understand the human condition, to learn what really makes people tick. A recent transplant to the Big Apple from the City of Angels, Melissa wants to help busy hopeless romantics navigate the treacherous waters of dating in the city.
Brigitte Weil knows the recipe for sweet success. This former New York Times-acclaimed pastry chef turned sought-after food and weight loss coach has been writing and coaching about creating the lives we deeply crave for decades. Brigitte believes you can have it all, and she will inspire you to use the assets you already possess to let your beautiful self shine. Like any recipe, dating is perfected by trial and error; you must be open to new flavors and adventure, and sometimes take a chance. Brigitte's secret sauce is her tireless commitment to becoming an expert on you, along with her extensive coaching experience in turning dreams into reality. Brigitte is ready to whip up some fabulous experiences and create a delicious journey of your best beginnings and happiest endings.
Sydney Malawer is a sucker for a good love story and is honored to help her clients get started on their first chapter. After 7 years helping social startups successfully get off the ground, she brings that same strategic thinking and hustle to her clients in their search for love. It's Sydney's comforting presence and disarming demeanor that make working with her feel more like chatting with a close friend than engaging with a consultant while still getting the same top-notch service. When she's not curating awesome dates, you can find Sydney swooning after puppies, galavanting around South America, and studying Chinese medicine.
Courtney Fishman is an online dating specialist. She is also the author of "The Daternet," a book about online dating that has helped many struggling singles on their journey to find love. She herself has been through the gauntlet and was once referred to as "The Dating Queen" until she found and happily married her Prince Charming. Courtney's interest in romance is over 15 years strong. As an event coordinator for weddings, Courtney has witnessed and helped narrate incredible stories of soulmates. Her personal connection to her clients and genuine love for love shine through in her thoughtful matches. Courtney is there to hold your hand throughout this process as living proof that even when all seems lost or the odds are against you ... you never give up!
Paula Bukowinski is your love advocate. With the heart of a Latina, she has mastered the language of love: She's fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. She is a passionate communicator with a true knack for connecting people from different walks of life — nothing is lost in translation. Her vast experience in TV production, event planning, PR, and publicity has primed her with the networks and resourcefulness to guide you through this process. Paula will enchant you with her energy and make you feel at ease with the whole matchmaking process. She keeps it fresh and fun while successfully guiding you in accomplishing your dating goals. Paula's motto in life is "Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end." For her, not everything is drawn at random; sometimes you also need the magical touch from your love fairy!
Monique Spence is the fixer your dating life needs. She brings her thorough, no-stone-unturned, Olivia Pope, "It's Handled!" style to matchmaking. With an attentive, listening ear and a knack for using her intuition to identify what people really want, she's a proven expert at providing responsive advice on the dime! As a life coach, Monique works with men and women to teach them to love themselves so they can maintain a healthy, long lasting, and loving relationship. Working all over the country as an entrepreneur, she has a vast network she brings to the Tawkify community and a keen eye for compatibility. Her clients always say, "Mo Knows" ... and it's true! #MoKnows
Blakie Joyner is a Southern charmer with the spirit of a winner. Born and raised in Kentucky, where bourbon and basketball reign, she is uninhibited in her drive to find you a compatible match. Throughout her decade long career in HR, Blakie has successfully excelled in recruiting roles. Her passion for people is at her core, and she applies her recruiting talents to your personal life. Although she aims for a slam dunk with each date she curates, Blakie is equally prepared for the challenges that come throughout the dating game. Fiery and competitive by nature, she refuses to settle for anything less than winning. The bigger question is, are you ready to start winning in your love life?
Shayna Lee is a dating enthusiast who makes the most out of every chance encounter. A city girl through and through, she thinks fast, moves fast, and talks fast. Yet when it comes to love and making matches, she knows that the most quality courtships are those that are carefully cultivated with time and effort. For almost a decade, she has been manifesting her dreams in the Big Apple as a career coach and strives to help everyone she meets manifest theirs as well! Using her quick wit and analytical mind, Shayna assesses the inner needs and goals of people seeking to transform their dating trajectory. Shayna will work with you to get clear about the love life you want and then work tirelessly to identify matches where there is mutual compatibility and attraction. With Shayna as your matchmaker, you'll experience newfound motivation in your dating life. Rest assured!
Hanna Kohfeld is a lover of living life to the fullest and a believer in true love. Growing up in a small town, living in two major US cities, and studying abroad in two countries have given her the opportunity to meet and appreciate all types of folks. Hanna is able to adapt and connect with almost everyone she meets, crediting that to her exceptional listening skills. She approaches matchmaking with a combination of her strongest assets: a relentless pursuit to experience the human spirit, an endless desire to help people, and an intuition heightened through her years as a yoga teacher and meditation practitioner. You can rest assured that Hanna will do her best to understand who you are and what you are looking for to make this dating experience positive and meaningful.
Mikki Bey Crawford never met a stranger: She can make anyone a friend with her outgoing, bubbly personality. Mikki also knows a lot about dating! After being single for 10 years, she decided to take action. She embarked on a 100 dates in 100 days challenge — after all, it's a numbers game, right? The challenge didn't last long, but she never gave up the hope that "The One" would find her. Today, she is married, "bonus" mom to 14-year-old twin girls, and extremely passionate about helping people make meaningful connections that may lead to their versions of "happily ever after."
Jessica Kimmell is a realist with the soul of a romantic. A native of St. Louis, she has made Los Angeles her home for 15 years. An entrepreneur with a background in lifestyle PR, she spent nearly a decade handling media relations for high profile corporate clients, honing her ability to share their unique stories with a relatable spin. After experiencing the ups and downs of the dating world, she met her husband by infusing her pragmatic approach to love with emotional intelligence and tapping into her strong intuitive sensibility. Jessie enjoys connecting with people on a deep personal level and is excited to bring her compassionate, honest, and empathic approach your dating journey.
Dionna Smith is here to take the guesswork and stress out of dating and instead make dating what it is supposed to be: fun and full of memorable experiences! She has spent nearly a decade mastering the art of "finding a needle in a haystack." Dionna has been awarded Atlanta's 40 under 40 award by the Atlanta Business Journal for both her former success as head of global talent acquisition for a Fortune 300 company and as CEO of a recruitment and event planning tech startup. Dionna is also a frequent speaker and has appeared on-air and in print on NPR, CNN, Inc., Fortune, and Entrepreneur Magazine. She possesses a rare blend of creativity, sociability, and practicality that allows her to not only find great matches but to curate amazing blind dates that fit her clients' personalities and exceed their expectations!
Susan Tseng is a practical romantic. She understands that finding love is not easy, but the discovery can be fun and enlightening in the process. Susan has a BS in elementary education, motivated by a deep passion for psychology. She believes we are the product of our relationships, seeking others that feel familiar to us. Familiarity can come in different forms: common interests, lifestyles, preferences, and values. Susan has two tips for those embarking on this journey with her. (1) Love is a numbers game: The more chances you give yourself, the more successful you'll be. (2) Love is also honest: By sharing your true self, the easier it will be to find a compatible match. Let Susan initiate the conversation and help you make the first step toward love.
Jordan Gill understands the life of busy single professionals. With a Masters in executive leadership, Jordan runs a business operations firm full-time that allows her to network with eligible professionals in her home-base of Texas and throughout the US. Time is precious, and she knows how important it is for you to enjoy quality experiences with extraordinary individuals. Dating is all about moments of connection and fun, so let's leave the seriousness at the office and enjoy meeting new people!
Natalia Murtaugh wants you to show your peacock feathers to the world. Her curiosity about people's thoughts and behaviors feed her energetic passion as a love strategist: she's here to empower you with the universal language of romance. Think of this multicultural gal as having an analytical, yet bubbly personality. With a background in psychology and research, she's a trained psychotherapist and relationship coach. Behind the scenes, she will cheerfully want to share amazing cooking recipes with you. Follow Natalia's guidance, and you'll feel supported to spread your wings... and have a lively time while doing so!
Mackenzie Cook is your highly intuitive, deeply passionate, always sparkling soul sister. As a lifelong wearer of many hats (actor, writer, singer, director, mixologist, 90's hip-hop aficionado, and gender studies fanatic rank among her favorites) she has cultivated an immensely empathetic understanding of the human condition and honed an innate ability to quickly uncover and understand the delicate intricacies that make you unique. She recently made the best decision ever by moving to Austin, Texas with her husband and sweet French Bulldog, Gus, after twelve years in NYC. With a keen eye for detail, a sixth sense for chemistry, and a strong classically Virgo perfectionist streak, Mackenzie will stop at nothing on the mission to make your heart sing!
Carey Gaynes sang love songs at over 3000 weddings in her 25 years as a professional singer. But she realizes love isn't all flowers and fondant. She is a realist with a sentimental twist and believes that being your best self brings out the best in others, and draws in the love we all seek. "We enjoy the company of those that make us enjoy our OWN company." Her clients appreciate the encouragement and common sense that rings as true as the most romantic love song.
Traci Levin is proud of where you're at and excited about where you're going! With a background in Education, Recruitment and Human Resources, Traci has a fine-tuned understanding of human wants, needs, strengths, and weaknesses--- of all which she uses to create insightful matches. She's passionate about enhancing your self-understanding through reflection and thoughtful guidance. When not matchmaking, she enjoys volunteering with a Young Professionals organization focused on creating community for Israeli and Jewish Americans. In addition, she's currently pursuing her First Degree Reiki Attunement. Traci believes finding love should be exciting, enjoyable and full of growth- and she can't wait to join you on your journey!
Brea Galper believes in the magic of romance and how it can transform you life. She believes the right match is just around the corner, waiting for you and is willing to do the work to help you find it! Her dating philosophy is that a relationship is like a bank account. The right match for you is willing to make healthy deposits, earn, invest and grow your financial love account. With all the tools to help you find the person to make you heart sing and invest in you, Brea's primary goal is providing a supportive and understanding partnership that will allow you to take confident steps down your pathway to love.
Mary Ragus is a NYC-based connections expert. With a degree in communications and a background in musical theatre, she thrives on discovering how each individual expresses his or herself and brings with her the unique ability to sense each person's natural energy. In doing so, she helps each individual feel comfortable enough to live in their truest self, so she can guide them to attract the perfect match.
Christine Prouty is an optimist. Always striving to make the most of every moment, she encourages those around her to live boldly and see the pure magic and potential in themselves. Utilizing her psychology and communications background, she not only understands people's motivations, but how they manifest themselves in relationships. Her philosophy is that life is a puzzle, people are pieces, and love is the glue that holds it all together.
Antonia Greco is a New York City-based dating and relationship coach and the co-author of "Who Lies More, Men or Women? 6 Ways to Succeed in Dating, Relationships, and Life." Over the past eight years, she's worked one-on-one with clients of all ages to help them meet partners, date successfully, and has had a helping hand in several marriages. Her sense of humor and outgoing personality have a way of putting people at ease. In her spare time, she likes to run, fuss over cute dogs, play piano and bake pies. Antonia has been featured in Fox News, The Date Report, Seattle Weekly, CNN, Good Morning Japan, The Herald Tribune, Avantgardists TV, and many more. Stalk her at www.lovetapped.com.
Janice Rasmussen is a Pacific Northwest native bringing her own sense of Portland quirkiness to matchmaking. She is a jet-setter with networks across the country and a big heart for people. Coming from a background in HR, she has a talent for seeing people's strengths and a passion for identifying their goals. Janice thinks that the best relationships are built on common aspirations and problem-solving strategies. She believes with these factors in common, two people can get through just about anything. She's a person who just loves love, and she's excited to help you find yours.
Jessica Cole has an intuitive nature and is forever taken with the deeper meaning in your dreams. She wants to know: What inspires you? What drives you in life? What makes you happiest? With your ideas and insights, she'll have the nuances of her work cut out for her and set out to craft your unique matches. As an enthusiastic creative professional and stylist, she entails a collaborative communication style, an eye for detail, and a penchant for networking. Empathetic and insightful, she is your mirror and #1 motivator. Give Jess creative license, and she will expose you to boundless possibilities in people ... and memorable moments!
Brooks Brower will meet you where you are and take you to where you hope to be! Splitting her time between NYC and Mississippi, she has your search covered above and below the Mason-Dixon line. Utilizing 15 years of higher education administration and event planning experience, Brooks brings an intuitive spirit, creative voice, assertive confidence, and passion to each interaction. A life-long learner, daughter, and friend, she challenges you to live without expectations and be content in the surprise of each beautiful day. Humbled by the power of love and motivated by the pursuit of bliss, Brooks has you covered in her daily grace!
Rose Pollard hopes you're ready for the new adventure! She is a world traveler and believes life is all about experiences. She is a free-spirited, light-hearted, California girl with a passionate work ethic. With a background in investor reporting, she can relate to the complexities of work life with personal life balance. She believes in the power of this process, as she too was set up on a blind date, went outside of her box, and now is dating a wonderful man from across the world. The world is too big and bright to be alone, and she is eager to help you find the same love success. No challenge is insurmountable when you have the right mindset!
Donna Swope is the fairy godmother you've always wanted. She believes your path to love should be an adventure in self-discovery and connections. Donna has a BA in communications and extensive experience in sales, performance training, coaching, and event management. A natural intuitive, she performs energetic space clearings (think Reiki for houses). These unique skills and experiences allow her to connect with the essence of who you are and what your heart desires. Oh, and it never hurts to have the wave of a magic wand from time to time! Bright blessings.
Polina Rozenberg is an expert concierge with two decades' worth of great experiences under her belt. Dedicated to helping people and creating happiness, she lives a full concierge lifestyle, exploring and learning about what makes NYC amazing. By practicing warm and enthusiastic hospitality, she strives to surpass expectations by inventing memorable experiences — always with a hint of the Polina touch. On your journey to love, she is your friend, motivational coach, and unconditional supporter. Get ready because real love is on the way, by way of Polina.
Remy Robert believes that everyone has a story; her job is to help you write the "happily ever after." She loves to pull people out of their shells and discover what makes them tick, preferably over cheeseburgers or bourbon (that's the native New Orleanian in her). You'll often find her in the kitchen, where she ghostwrites and tests recipes for famous chefs. That's where she honed the blend of creative and analytical thinking that she brings to matchmaking. As your collaborator and co-conspirator, she'll push you to take risks and to find the fun in everything, so when you're in the next chapter of your own story, you'll be able to look at your new bae and truly say, "Oh, we met through a friend!"
Sarah Kaplan will infuse your journey to love with adventure and growth. She will help you navigate the sometimes unexpected path to discovering more about yourself and what you need and want in a partner. With her background in bi-partisan politics, she applies a diplomatic approach to finding the balance between fantasy and reality for your love life. Self-reflection and awareness are essential parts of staying the course. With Sarah's "we're in it together attitude" you will have guidance and support every step of the way. Don't forget to pack your open mind, curiosity, and enthusiasm as you embark on your love expedition!
Melissa Rogers may never sugarcoat anything, but she's as sweet as candy. This laughter-loving fitness instructor knows how to put in the work to get great results. Through meticulous attention to detail, conversational prowess, and a knack for bringing out the best in others, she revels in interpersonal relationships. Her newest relationship: the one she'll help you cultivate! With networks that span the United States, she's a "girl about town" wherever she goes: Minneapolis, Manhattan, Savannah, El Paso, you name it! Melissa is ready to motivate and do all the fancy footwork to bring romance back into your life.
Jazzy Blossom is a shoot-for-the-moon and plan-for-the-stars type of matchmaker. With a decade of expertise as a healthy relationships educator and developer at famed reproductive and sexual health organizations around the world, this dating queen is intent to locate your magic, drive, passion and uniqueness ... then launch you towards a relationship worthy of you. She pushes you to dig deep into what it is that ignites your sparks while guiding you towards flames no fireman dare put out (unless you want him to!). Jazzy's entire aim is to cultivate a supportive, consensual, and comfortable space that allows your confidence, innermost truths, and personal insights to take the wheel and lead you towards your own destiny. All she needs is your dynamite self with an open heart, open mind, and adventure-ready attitude to get this dream worthy love-fest started!
Shannon Kossick has a passion for people with profound experience in forming relationships, developing partnerships, and organizing groups. She is an expert connector who pursues every project with the intention to enhance the lives of others. Over the years, Shannon has worn many hats with professional titles that include recruiting director, Peace Corps volunteer, account executive, crisis line counselor, and entrepreneur. Shannon's intellectual depth and empathetic charm has allowed her to achieve lofty goals and manage diverse relationships with grace. She has also mastered the many languages of love through her efforts and her travels. She hopes to inspire you to learn new love languages, accessing connections that go beyond your imagination.
Remy Boyd has one goal: surpassing expectations. With an extensive knowledge of how behavior plays a part in relationships and a penchant for understanding people, she's here to share the advice you need to succeed in the dating world. Remy specializes in identifying barriers that may lead to unsuccessful dates and coaches her clients with strategies to improve dating skills from a warm, direct, and down-to-earth perspective. Her ability to relate to diverse types of people is evident in her career prior to matchmaking, with work in industries such as marketing, media relations, and staffing. Remy will work with you to develop clarity on what exactly you are looking for in a partner. You will learn more about who you are, your real "type," and strategies on how to make a true love connection.
Nada Rifai is a dating coach and matchmaker with over ten years of experience. A social creature with a knack for seeing beauty in all things around her, Nada is fascinated by all aspects of the human experience. Her ability to be constantly amazed and inspired is nothing short of contagious. Nada's matchmaking approach is part dreamer and part pragmatist; she will help you keep your head in the clouds but your feet on the ground. You are a star, and Nada is going to remind you how bright you shine. Nada works relentlessly to help you master the art of communication, date with confidence, and get into (and keep) the relationship of your dreams.
Robin Jones is a spitfire, grab life by the you-know-what, L.A. native with a flare for the romantic. Her affinity for films and literature led her to a career in entertainment where her networking nature could truly shine but her heart felt a bit amiss. She found that she feels most passionate when helping people find happiness in their lives. She treats her clients with the love, care, and the attentiveness that she shows to her closest friends. She is discreet, diligent, intuitive, and down-to-earth in her interactions with clients. She sincerely believes that with a little guidance (and humor), the dating process can lead to better self-love and understanding as well as companionship. After all, why cry for someone when you can laugh next to someone else!
Heather Forbes brings a modern perspective on dating with an international flare. With a host of worldly travel adventures under her belt, she brings a carpe diem zest to her matchmaking and desires to spice up your dating life. Her philosophy on love can be attributed to a Franklin P. Jones quote: "Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile." Let Heather show you the reason you're on this journey. She'll delight you with her warm personality and attention to detail. And there's only one ask: that you say YES to your next life adventure!
Jenny Joan Hart believes in a thing called love. An established print and visual journalist, Jenny's passion for romance has led her to positions at Long Island Bride and Groom and The Knot, as well as at ELLE, Maxim, Cosmopolitan, and many other publications. Jenny now writes about travel, specializing in couple travel (what she calls "wanderlove"), destination weddings, and honeymoons. She met the love of her life after interviewing him for a dating column, and she makes it her mission to use her listening, investigation, and reporting skills to help others find their perfect match. Behind every great love story is a rough draft in need of editing, and Jenny wants nothing more than to help you create and live out the masterpiece you're destined for.
Caitlin D'aprano is step-by-step in her matchmaking. As a serial entrepreneur, she always starts by building a solid foundation. Caitlin knows it's up to you to succeed, and through her ventures, she has empowered people at various stages in their lives to create healthy and loving relationships, to have aspirations for the future, and to live with confidence. A go-getter herself, Caitlin practices what she preaches: She started her eco-friendly accessories brand Sea in 2011, and out of thousands of applicants, she was chosen to be on the BBC3 entrepreneurial reality TV program "Be Your Own Boss." Caitlin will get your feet moving in the right direction ... and be there every step along the way!
Marissa Brun is an adventure seeker, world traveler, and a hopeful romantic. As a marriage and family therapist, Marissa is dedicated to encouraging connection with the self and others and strives to inspire her clients to live life to their full potential. She brings genuine curiosity to each meeting while intuitively providing a safe environment for her clients to explore their hopes and expectations within the dating process. Marissa's goal is to create moments of connection that allow her clients to be open to finding happiness and to learn about themselves in the process. Marissa uses laughter, authenticity, understanding, and positivity to reduce the stress of dating and encourage you to open yourself to the possibilities before you.
Kelly Ward will take care of the logistics so you can enjoy the magic and fun of dating again. Constantly on the move as a military child, Kelly has developed a natural ability to quickly develop deep connections with people. She encourages you to view every date as an opportunity for self-discovery, empowering you to step outside your comfort zone and dig deep so you can better connect with others. A strategy and partnerships professional based in New York City, Kelly has a rolodex of unique date ideas ready for you to try! She hopes you'll trust her to say yes to opportunities you never imagined for yourself — you never know what you may have overlooked in yourself or in others!
Tania Abramova leaves no stone unturned when it comes to the pursuit of love. Fueled by the bright-eyed optimism shared between characters in a rom-com and the practicality of a relentless researcher, she aims to marry (pun intended) her past roles as a data analyst and recruiter to make insightful connections for her clients. She's bold but compassionate in her approach and uses every tool in her arsenal to make each match feel like a unique and meaningful experience. Equal parts compassionate and witty, she aims to infuse laughter into every interaction ... because the search for love is way more fun with a smile on your face.
Lydia Schrandt believes long-lasting relationships are forged in the kiln of authentic shared experience. Born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, she now is a travel editor, writer, and photographer, splitting her time between Barcelona, Houston, and Albuquerque. During her time living in eight countries on four continents - she's traveled to more than 35 - she has made connections with folks from all walks of life (and gotten to know herself better along the way). Her work as a journalist has taught her to ask the right questions to get to the heart of a situation, a skill she brings to the matchmaking table. With her curious spirit and passion for people, she's ready to help you embark on your ultimate romantic adventure.
Angelica Claudio is a creative, bubbly romantic who believes that everyone deserves love. With a background in event planning, she understands what it means to carefully listen, build rapport, and take any situation being good or bad and turn it into a positive experience. Angelica wants to inspire her clients to come to her with an open mind and open heart. She truly believes that love is something beautiful everyone should have the chance to experience and is here to give it her all so that you have that opportunity.
Samantha Campbell lives to make sincere, meaningful connections. Whether it's on-stage as a comedian or in an early childhood classroom, she strives to help others connect using humor, empathy, and honesty. Sam has bounced around the country from the Northeast, to the South, to the West, and what she's learned from her experiences along the way is that, at the end of the day, people want to feel loved, worthy, understood, and heard. Vulnerability and honesty in dating and love can be scary for everyone at times, but what better way to tackle those fears than with some good humor and a great friend? Sam is looking to get you one step closer to that partner who is going to fill your life with light, love, and laughter.
Laura Turner will be the catalyst of change in your love life! Laura has always had a passion for helping others accomplish their dreams. From her background in education, Laura knows how to support families and employ creativity as a vehicle for positive change. Laura is an enthusiastic traveler and constantly seeks to connect people from different backgrounds by finding their shared commonalities. Laura herself is a genuine romantic and firmly believes everyone deserves to find love in their life. She thinks that self-awareness is the first step to becoming ready for finding a partner who will cherish you. Get ready to grow and thrive under Laura's direction!
Lauren Urasek wants to find you your person. She believes there is someone out there for everyone and knows with the right tools and mindset, you will align with your other half. With her unique background as a published author, dating blogger, and personality, she has seen it all. Lauren has shared her dating knowledge with outlets such as Good Morning America, Elle Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Huffington Post, New York Magazine, and more. Having analyzed the world of modern dating for years, she knows it like the back of her hand. With her relaxed yet confident and optimistic attitude, she is a great listener and genuinely wants to bring a positive spark to everyone's lives around her, no matter how small or large.
Amber Watson is a matchmaking enthusiast who wants to help you find the one who makes your heart skip a beat. Her supportive mentality, energetic attitude, and sense of humor make it easy to open up and share what makes you tick. Amber believes finding love requires being your best self while also being vulnerable to share anything and everything to spark a deeper connection. Through her experience coaching those around her to succeed in dating and relationships, she's ready to find the best match for you.
Carolyn Manning is a gregarious lover of life experiences and meaningful relationships. She is an avid traveler with a passion for people and has spent most of the last decade working in tourism. She has designed and managed trips all over North America which gave her great destination knowledge, organization, and the opportunity to build communities among all different cultures. She may be ten years behind, but her newest guilty pleasure is watching "The Bachelor" on Monday nights. Carolyn asks that you keep an open mind and heart so she can help you find the love, respect, and admiration you deserve.
Brooke Bergman wants to help you find the love you're aching for. As a marriage and family therapist with ten years of experience, she knows the reasons why some people struggle with love, and why others seems to find it with ease. Combining the science of love with the magic of timing, Brooke is confident in her ability to assist you on your quest for a partner. Brooke loves books, art of all kinds, dancing, and cowboys. Brooke believes that the key to ever-lasting love is owning everything that makes you unique; let's get started finding the person who will find your quirks delightful.
Taylor Ross is dying to spark the fire that lights up your dating life. As a writer, she has always been fascinated by people's burning desires and what makes interpersonal fireworks go off. Her current project, a young adult novel, speaks to her undying belief in the magic of first kisses and falling in love. Taylor knows there are several "someones" out there for everyone — and all it takes is one. Being an essay editor in college admissions counseling means she is fluent in the language of big dreams: Taylor guides students through introspection and communicating their passions in authentic essays that get them to university and beyond. She creates a nurturing environment where self-discovery and fun burn bright, and she'll do the same for you as your matchmaker — enlivening the process of finding your "one."
Jennifer Magana is the OOAK LoveNinja. She's ready to make it happen with law of attraction energy topped with intentional concierge style. Would you like to take the scenic route to love or accelerate from 0 to 100 real quick? Jennifer's intuitive creativity is the vessel to your happiness, joy, and love. As the career OfficeNinja, her expertise curating memorable events and providing exceptional, raving fan service is part of her DNA. It's no surprise that she is mother to five where integrity, compassion, love, empathy, joy and grace are daily habits! Her craft is Diamond Style and OOAK bio-individuality coaching. Jennifer takes you from where you are to where you want to be! Cheers to infinite possibilities!
Marilyn Bibby believes life about is the choices we make, with love being the choice to grow or remain. While born and raised in New York City, she now works in higher education in admissions and recruitment in Atlanta, GA. She operates by the process of elimination through screening in on the small details with the drive to deliver quality. She enjoys being around people who are not afraid to be their authentic selves and thinks it's the only way to live, love, and be happy!
Casey Hekker is lucky enough to call New York City her home. She has spent the past few years traveling the world — living, working, and dating abroad across six continents. With a background in client services, Casey aspires to fully understand your most inner wants and needs when it comes to finding compatible matches. She's able to use those skills along with her strong networking to connect her friends, family, and clients looking for love. She is enthusiastic about meeting Mr. Right-for-You, whether it's on a rooftop bar in Buenos Aires or a riverboat in Thailand, or even just at a neighborhood bar in NYC.
Coree Schmitz thinks humans are fascinating and that connecting with them should be a great adventure. A native to the Rocky Mountain region who has spent time is various U.S. cities as well as having completed her MBA in Spain, Coree draws upon a diverse background built for listening and actively understanding what is most important to those around her. As a natural extrovert working in the entrepreneurial community, she understands the chaos of managing personal and professional life and is excited to listen, empathize, and understand what is needed to cultivate a memorable and, most importantly, fun dating adventure!
Inayah Vanessa has literally seen it all in terms of relationship dynamics and human behavior. Having personally and professionally experienced a vast range of circumstances, she has lived on three continents, is multilingual, a business owner, and a writer. Her philosophy on love: Inayah believes matters of the heart go right, wrong, and just plain go nowhere. She will apply her expertise in helping you to navigate the needlessly complicated world of dating, fraught with human contrived rules and barriers. It's her basic goal to introduce you to quality matches and have all hearts go right!
Mary Kuhn wants to take you under her wing and teach you how to find the one. She is that extremely intuitive friend who tells you what you need to hear to grow. As a training & organizational development professional, she thrives on coaching employees in order to help professionals discover how their strengths can best be utilized. Taking a similar approach as a matchmaker, Mary aims to foster productive dating: uncovering what strengths and personality attributes you possess so that you can use them to find love. Finding the one isn't about changing yourself, it's about modifying your strategy so you are attracting, and attracted to, the right people.
Mera Akiana loves love, loves stories — she is a lifelong book nerd and actress — and loves making stories happen; particularly yours! She truly believes that we create our realities and is honored at the prospect of taking part in the process of creating your very own love story of your dreams. Mera has a natural gift for listening and allowing people to dig deep and find clarity, which she puts to good use as a transformational coach. A perpetual student of personal and spiritual growth herself, her strong intuition and spiritual perspective is backed up by a degree in Psychology and Philosophy from Oxford and inordinate heaps of down-to-earth experience from a plethora of adventurous life choices. In working with Mera you are in for a treat, as she will support you in the vital aspect of bringing your inner game into alignment as much as she will spring into action for you and conscript the forces of the universe on your behalf.
Hannah Lott-Schwartz plays wingwoman to the world. Driven by human connection, she helps others discover moments of joy, particularly in places they wouldn't think to look. She's a curious listener who's generous with laughter, finds balance between positivity and realism, and is determined to bring the fun back to dating — and to take you with her. A journalist and avid traveler, she's committed to being your partner in discovering partnership, your guide in navigating the way there, and your co-author in writing new stories therein.
Jana Hancock is a beacon of positivity in an often negative world. Having dated into her 30's before finding her perfect match, she knows the dating world isn't always easy, but is ever optimistic. Being involved in a myriad of activities herself, she knows that love isn't always found in a cookie-cutter package. A consultant by trade, she has the expertise to go deep to overcome obstacles and meet goals. Following her passion for helping others achieve happiness, she's ready to help you find the happily ever after she knows could be waiting at every opportunity!
Jessica Blaise is in the tribe of hopeful romantics. Her optimism guides her method: she is in constant pursuit of possibilities, so that she can then create opportunities. With a passion for psychology and couple dynamics, Jess gives great insight on how you may grow as a person while looking for the one. She will empathize with you, provide tough love, offer wisdom, and help build confidence. "The aim of life is self-development; to one's nature perfectly" but you don't have to do it alone. She'll work hard to help manifest your love and your best self.
Maureen Getchell takes dating and relationships seriously so you don't have to! An entrepreneur with a background in marketing and public relations, Maureen wants to help you create a work/life balance with an eye towards the long haul. She finds no greater joy in helping you reach your goal of finding someone to care about. A very creative and passionate person, Maureen is also quite tenacious, methodically solving problems with a peaceful calmness. Maureen has dedicated her life to having the best of both worlds: successful relationships and a successful career. Maureen has been happily married for fourteen-years and currently lives/works at the beach with her husband and two children. She has become a matchmaker to help you achieve your dreams — but most of all, she wants to help you to take the WORK out of dating and let you have FUN!
Elaina Giolando has a thirst for adventure. She's spent the past four years traveling the world for work and pleasure, running projects for companies like IBM and Uber and developing public relations campaigns for the presidents of countries across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Striking a balance between free-spirited intuition and level-headed practicality, she utilizes her background in international project management to create dating strategies that are both realistic and fun. As a writer and a coach, Elaina has also spent years helping professionals from all over the world transform their careers and find jobs that reflect their passions — now she'll do the same for your dating life. After traveling to 60+ countries, she knows the journey is the destination, so get ready to embrace this incredible and exciting journey into dating.
Gigi Rodriguez is a "live your life to the fullest" kind of Gal. She inspires people on a day-to-day basis to never settle for anything but greatness and applies this life's motto to her matchmaking! Gigi is a highly motivated individual with an appetite for bringing the best out of people. She believes that with a little fun and humor, dating can be a captivating experience for all. Gigi will ease you out of your comfort zone and guide you to live life with passion.
Jennifer Wong is an energetic combination of idealism and down-to-earth pragmatism. She is obsessed with helping people find and sustain lasting love, and believes that the dating process can actually be a fun and eye-opening adventure. With a Master of Social Work (MSW), she has helped clients achieve remarkable changes through a blend of evidence-based practices, empathy, intuition and creativity. She helps people to get in touch with their true selves though expertly crafted questions that encourage people to dig deep. Through humor, razor sharp insight and mindfulness, Jennifer helps clients become aware of the barriers that they have constructed to love and create authentic, fulfilling relationships from the inside out!
Amy Walker is a natural born connector. Whether it's connecting with her clients to make them feel empowered or making romantic connections, Amy loves nothing more than bridging two worlds together. Coming from a career in project management and marketing, she firmly believes this starts with empathy and listening. Amy is on a mission to get to know you in order to introduce new and meaningful connections into your life. With an open mind and an open heart, together let's embark on a fun journey to bring more love into your life!
Shannon Kennedy intends on making an impact that is larger than herself. She can see no better way of accomplishing that than by helping two people connect in love and life. As humans we are designed for companionship and life is just better when shared with the right person. Shay believes that raw vulnerability is one of the most beautiful things about being human. Being authentic in a world full of facades is the most liberating thing you can do for yourself. With Shay here to help, you will soon channel your inner prowess to give you just the edge you need in the dating world.
Davina Sutton is an adventure-seeking, world-traveling storyteller who you may sometimes see on your television from time-to-time. As a broadcast journalist, she is a pro at helping people tell their story to the world. Davina brings this talent to matchmaking: she considers your goals in love then curates dates that are anything but ordinary. While working hard to connect you with exciting indivuals, she will also encourage you to push the limits of what you think dating is. Davina will add her touch of adventure and create memorable experiences, so you can have your own stories to tell.
Dominique Salerno absolutely loves people—and connecting them is her specialty! As a successful theatre artist, Dominique knows that the most exciting thing in the world is the magic that happens between two human beings in a room together. No screens. No swiping. Just magic! You can leave the research to her; as an alumna of Princeton University, Dominique is a huge nerd who will focus her analytical mind on finding you some great matches. In addition to her Ivy league credentials, she also received her MFA in Acting—so she understands what makes people tick. More than anything, Dominique will be a positive ally on your journey, and she can't wait to help you find some great dates!
Jenna Orabutt will use her zest for life to help you find love. Based out of Indianapolis with the worldliness of a global traveler, Jenna uses passion and inspiration to find your compatible matches. Her background is in nonprofits, always motivated to make a difference in the lives of others. Jenna knows the will power, adventure, and risk it takes to find the one; she has found the love of her life navigating the same course. She can't wait to help you find heart-pounding, palm sweating, butterflies-in-the-stomach matches for you!
Kim DeYoung is just as comfortable in an evening gown as she is in blue jeans and a baseball cap. She'll offer you that same flexibility, creating a comfortable dating environment for you to be your best self. There's inspiration in everyday opportunities, and Kim wants you to seize every date as if it's the door to your future. She believes in the power of love and knows your entire life can change with that first date. Her approach is grounded in empathic communication: our minds communicate through reason and intellect, but our hearts communicate through the stories of love. Dating has its ups and downs, so she will be your rock as you navigate the sea of love. Keep calm and be classy.
Mackenzie Rubin is an old soul that loves talking to people and learning their unique stories. She is passionate about helping people find happiness, love, and balance in their lives. She found her way to matchmaking from a background in creating harmony through both music and Chinese Medicine. In her spare time, you can find her on a yoga mat, knitting, or painting. Mackenzie will bring her intuitive care to finding you a match.
Majet Reyes is ready to collaborate with you on finding love in your life! With a MS in Community & Trauma Counseling, she has had diverse experiences in all parts of the world assisting a wide range of people. In matchmaking, her approach is humanistic, person-centered and mindfully-based when. As an optimist, a yoga practitioner and a leader of a community that empowers women, she is motivated to guide others to success and believes that you are the expert of your life. Majet will ask the right questions to help you discover your true authentic self, working together to find meaningful purpose in your love life.
Sarah Carino Koza is ready to give you a straight-forward-no-nonsense path towards the love that you desire and deserve! A conservatory-trained and Ivy-educated teacher, Sarah was an early adopter in the online dating world (and has the face-palm/head-desk stories to back it up). She finally cracked the code when she met her husband... and what ensued was harmonious companionship. Through building her career as a music educator and classical pianist, Sarah is equal parts motivator, coach, cheerleader, and wise sage. She believes in the power of empowerment; you are the key to unlocking your own love story! Get ready for a healthy bit of sass, a lesson in spinning a negative into a positive, and countless possibilities.
Lauren Finney is ready to edit your options. With nearly 15 years of editorial experience, narrowing down good matches comes as second nature to her. She's decisive without finality, yet empathetic. She believes that relationships make the world go 'round and that matching like-minded people—whether in business, friendship or love—is one of the greatest joys in life. Her goal is to make matches based on common denominators, and, that with her help and a little bit of magic from the universe, she can do it for you efficiently and accurately—all with a bit of fun!
Linda Curtin enjoys learning about people. With a background in social work, she feels knowing the varied ways in which we each express/perceive love is key to finding a match. The search can be daunting, but Linda is ready to help you find a diamond in the rough. As a widow who re-married another gem, she feels life is richer when we love deeply. She sees people as multifaceted and approaches the search with 4 C's: Clarity, Commitment, Communication and Cooperation. She's excited to join you in your journey to find a love that's as precious and unique as you are! Linda won't just scratch the surface, she'll dig deep in order to bring real, quality people to your dating experience.
Megan Hayne believes that the road to romance is a journey of self-discovery and ultimately empowerment. Megan has had an eye for matchmaking and has been known to predict future couples. As a lover of all people, Megan has honed her empathy and nurtured her intuition to sense what is under the surface of anyone she encounters. Getting to know people through depth of communication is her greatest strength, servicing her well in 10+ years as a marketing professional. Megan's matchmaking process is guided by gut instinct, and she believes that love flourishes when people have compatible life-goals and ideals. Get ready to embrace a process of self-exploration!
Camille Leon wants to open up your heart. With a background in psychology and knowledge of ancient yogic and meditative breathing techniques, Camille will teach you all the "oohs" and "ahhs" to get you over those first-date butterflies. Having spent six years living and working with locals in Thailand and India, Camille is ready to help you ground your mind and gently guide you into your most engaged "romance-asana." Camille believes that each of us has our own beautiful and unique cultural-emotional makeup. She's passionate about pushing you towards encounters that will inspire new meaning and growth in your life. Camille is nurturing, optimistic, and highly perceptive, and she wants you to take actions that resonate on a soul-level... to make you feel the most alive in your dating journey.
Maggie Gori is a global-minded, music-loving and adventure-seeking wellness advocate who believes in making an impact and connecting with people. Working in the nonprofit sector for the past 8 years, Maggie executed programs in order to empower individuals to eat well, feel good, and pursue one's highest quality of life. Maggie wants the same for her clients at Tawkify—to live one's best life, with their true love by their side! Maggie spends her free time teaching cooking classes, painting, and going on spontaneous travel adventures with loved ones.
Aubrey Howard is an exuberant, easy going, LGBTQ-friendly love guru, embarking on her own entrepreneurial journey to inspire others to achieve their highest potential. Communicating the universal language of love in her interactions with you, she helps awaken your higher consciousness through self-exploration and deep personal work. Aubrey's personal beliefs are that people should be able to show and express love for themselves and others in a happy and fulfilling manner. Gifted with compassion & intuition, she is masterful at opening your eyes to new exciting opportunities in life and love. After all, the opportunity to find the love of your life starts off in the possibilities.
Julia Athmann will push you out of your comfort zone but will be your loudest, most energetic cheerleader along the way. Her background in nursing has shaped her into a compassionate listener, and her can-do attitude has led her to great success in the startup scene. Her love of adventure, culture, and cuisine bleed into all aspects of her life. Julia is great at understanding people's needs out of the gate, and uses this judgement to make meaningful connections. She asks that you share your needs openly and honestly, and she's got it from there!
Lucy Bierer is insatiably curious about people—what motivates them, what makes them tick, and of course, what makes them fall in love. Her empathic roots run deep in her being. She recalls the moment of discovering her life's purpose at a program called Building Bridges for Peace, where she learned how to bridge misunderstandings between people by actively listening and finding common ground. Lucy has carried that with her through many endeavors, including documentary film-making and most recently international diplomacy. Her greatest fulfillment has been in cultural immersion, most recently in Medellin, Colombia. Lucy is now back in the USA, and is excited to discover what makes you "YOU"!
Rebecca Soto is a native New Yorker, a traditionally trained studio artist and a strong believer in the power of romance. Rebecca is studying Mental Health Counseling and is influenced by the psychodynamic approach. She is fascinated by the dynamic mystery of the mind and brings that into her matchmaking repertoire. She believes love should always be intuitive, awakening and profoundly inspiring. You can find her at home watercolor painting, swimming in the ocean, or behind a book. When it comes to life and love, Rebecca believes there are no coincidences.
Sara Eaker loves bringing people together. Hailing from Southern California with a degree in communications, she has worn many hats including: educator, writer, fundraiser, matchmaker and mom to two young boys. Naturally, she gravitates towards career opportunities that harness her desire to help people and make life meaningful. Her book, Miss Superlative, chronicles her own experiences in the search to find love online. Happily married 8 years later, she uses her story and methodology to help you create yours. Sara's philosophy on love can be found in the Beatles song, "When I'm 64." Will you still need me? Will you still feed me? When I'm 64. So with a little lyrical musing, she's ready to ignite your journey for the long haul.
Paige Hidlay empowers you with a mix of empathy and humor. As an actress with a bachelor's degree in psychology, she's curiously seeking your unique trigger point: what makes YOU tick. It starts with learning about who you are; what fuels your spirit; and what fills your heart. She is ecstatic to have the opportunity to help you reach your goals. With open, honest and easy communication, you two will make an unstoppable team.
Brandon Schultz loves when worlds collide. A frequent traveler with a degree in psychology, he believes that exposure to more experiences, ideas, and people helps us discover who we truly are, and fosters better relationships with ourselves and each other. Brandon strives to create valuable opportunities for you, wherever you are, to help you discover strong matches through meaningful dates and careful consideration of your goals for your best self, best life, and best match! He believes that happiness is a decision, and he's glad you've decided to take this important step with him.
Rana Rafiekian will bring out the best in you. An avid yogi and certified yoga instructor, she is an expert at connecting with people on a deeply personal level. She will make you feel comfortable and at ease in an instance with her positive outlook and friendly personality. Rana makes it a priority to approach every situation with a smile and a plan for success. She is here to remind you of the greatness that you are, and help open your heart to new possibilities. With a passion for helping others, she wants to help YOU find your match. In the meantime, she hopes you'll learn more about yourself, too!
Tiffany Javior is a creative who believes in leading with love and having an open mind. Spending the last decade as a headhunter and hairstylist, she embraces each unique interpersonal exchange as an opportunity to understand the authentic individual. Tiffany attributes her success to building bonds grounded in understanding. She is committed to digging through surface information to discover motivations. Her motivation: improving people's lives. Tiffany's priority is to lead you to a life of possibilities.
Ngoc Tran spent her formative years behind the bar of her family's French-Vietnamese restaurant in Virginia, where she developed a knack for active listening and putting people at ease. An MBA with 20+ years in management consulting and running tech startups, she has been steeped in the business of people. A lifelong learner, she's an expert at reading between the lines and is excited to help you begin your next romantic journey. Analytical and intuitive, empathic yet tenacious—Ngoc is a pragmatist who will make things happen for your love life. You drive—she'll navigate.
Lindsay Tucker believes that opportunity is everywhere—in dating and in every other possible realm. As a seasoned journalist, she knows how to find a good story and looks forward to helping new clients along on their own adventures. With a Master's degree in communication, Lindsay has a knack for getting to know people through engaging conversation and adores helping her clients embrace what makes them unique, whole and happy. Lindsay will take the time to help you find what you're looking for—and maybe a little something you didn't know you were missing.
Maya Perez wants your heart to be a little bit more wonder-full. Inspired by the vibrancy and resiliency of the world and the human heart, she's here to empower you to create and navigate a new dating life filled with wonder. Drawing from her background in non-profit coordination, garden education, and activism she will curate thoughtful dates that leave you feeling passionate, playful, and invigorated without being bogged down with any of the planning details. As queer woman, nature lover, and sun chasing traveler—it is her mission to keep you close to what makes you feel alive, help you embrace the complexity of all that you are, and make refreshing connections, because your heart is worth it.
Lydia Hart believes that you should say yes to every opportunity that scares you. From backpacking around the globe, to living in Spain, to working in the nonprofit realm, Lydia knows that you get out of every situation what you put into it and that every challenge is a chance to grow. Don't let her adventurous side fool you, Lydia loves study and research. Coupled with natural intuition and vast experience working with people from all walks of life, she understands what it takes to build meaningful lasting relationships. She can't wait to empower you to make the most of your dating experience.
Angela Brewer is passionate about creating deep and meaningful relationships with people around the world. A small-town girl who thrives on the excitement of adventure, Angela is a courageous spirit committed to helping you step outside your comfort zone to reap the rewards of dating. Her strong sense of empathy derived from her experiences as a teacher, coach and global nomad allows her to quickly understand who you are and who will complement you. She loves exploring nightlife, hunting down new restaurants, listening to live music and sipping on unique cocktails. Whether you are looking for love, dating or just a new adventure, she believes opportunity is around any corner. Brace yourself for genuine experiences full of excitement, creativity and laughter!
Kathleen Dolan wants to see you thrive in love. She is an experienced consultant, and equally comfortable at a pool table as she is at a conference table. Kathleen is guided by the idea that joy is life's priority, and she hopes to heighten your body-mind awareness in each unique experience. From puppy play-dates to a evening at the theatre, Kathleen will discover the ideal way for you to interact with your dates. Cheers to you relaxing, being yourself and truly getting to know the other person.
Kelsey Gates believes that connection fuels happy lives. With a background in creative arts and psychotherapy, she finds joy teaching you strategies to successfully connect with significant others. Who are we? Where do we want to be? How do we fill our hearts? When do we stop seeking what's not serving us? Your questions have their answers in this journey. Recognizing that intimacy starts with your relationship with yourself, Kelsey aims to find a partner who complements your inherent wholeness and individuality. Let's embark on this journey together!
Megan Jantz is the best version of herself when she is meeting new people and exploring new places. She loves her work as a matchmaker because it allows her to help you do just that! As a career strategy consultant, Megan approaches your search effort as she would any other client project - with innovative ideas, a structured process, and an adaptability to feedback. Megan's matchmaking style also reflects her sense of adventure! She's an avid world traveler and currently calls home Bogotá, Colombia. In her free time you can find her doing yoga (sweat off the week's stress), taste testing new restaurants (the best way to live your city), and dancing salsa (extra points if there's a live band). She's excited to get to know you and become an advocate for your priorities!
Michelle Lewis is the girl you love to open up to! She's often the go-to girl to friends, family, co-workers (random people at the nail salon, grocery store...) for advice on just about anything: dating, relationships, healthy recipes, Instagram filters, to name a few. She cherishes moments of joy, lazy days at home with husband and 1 year old son, live music, and some good wine paired perfectly with a cheeseboard. Dating can be hard work, but with Michelle on your side, this journey will enlighten you to be the dater you always aspired to be.
Moni Oyedepo is ready to help you write the first few sentences of your next romantic chapter. A woman of the south living out west, she's got southern charm and sensibilities, but an insatiable hunger for living the most out of life. With a big heart and even bigger ears attuned to listen to your needs, she's excited to get to know you the real you, to find you the best matches possible. A former consultant turned comedian, she'll help you enjoy the sometimes uneasiness that comes with this new chapter through flavorful food, focused conversation and fabulous memories!
Rachel Toth has a passion for life, love and adventure. Brought up in a small town and now an avid traveler, Rachel recognizes that one of the common denominators of great happiness is genuine human connection. Her extensive experience in customer service and marketing gives her an uncanny ability to identify peoples wants and needs... sometimes before they are even aware themselves. She believes that chemistry happens face-to-face, but we do not always open our minds or hearts to be present in those pivotal moments. Rachel views each experience as an opportunity for growth and encourages you to approach this journey with an open mind. She is dedicated to taking the work out of your search, so you can seize the moments that awaken your soul. Together, it is her goal to find a special connection that plants a fire in your heart.
Zach Targos is passionately positive about life. With an overwhelming curiosity for all things people, Zach wishes to get to know what happiness means to you. He takes an approach that incorporates a deep understanding of psychology and his professional specialty in logistics and operations to make this process seamless for you. Based in Denver, his free time is often spent on shenanigans in the mountains, TEDx events in the city and touring the local craft breweries and food trucks! You'll often find him hiding out in coffee houses and cideries throughout the city's art districts getting work done and visiting with new friends. Zach strives to make pairings that excite your mind and soul, finding unique connections between two individuals that spark meaningful conversations.
Maxwell Mikelic is on a quest for knowledge about the beginnings and longevity of relationships. As empathetic as he is extroverted, Max is currently pursing a career as a clinical and research psychologist at Columbia University, where he studies how communication can be effective in long-term relationships, and how attraction forms between people of all different backgrounds and identities. Dating has always been one of his favorite topics of conversation, and, as with friends, he much prefers working with his clients over laughs and beers than in lab coats and holding clipboards. For your success though, Max finds it best to incorporate elements of both!
Rachel Eva believes that your past does not define your future and you can be empowered to live the life you desire. As an Integrative Life & Relationship Coach, Matchmaker and self-development author, she is certified in over 20 healing modalities that support her integrative approach to life and relationship coaching. Some of her special techniques include Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Mental Emotional Release® (MER), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and clinical Hypnotherapy. Rachel is board-certified through the Association for Integrative Psychology and currently working on her PhD in Integrative Medicine. Rachel's work is designed to make changes on a deeper level so that you can achieve the life and love that you desire!
Cosmo Christensen can read your love life in the stars. As an internationally-networked writer and editor, this Brooklynite blends her interviewing talents with her knowledge of tarot and astrology to ultimately create a highly customized matchmaking experience. Caitlyn believes that love is like a mirror. When your reflection aligns with another's, it shows your truest nature: often frightening, but always beautiful. Caitlyn believes in soulmates and also thinks that there is no love affair wilder or more romantic than the one you have with yourself. The journey to love can be healing for the soul, and this devoted diviner cannot wait to guide you on your way.
Amanda Pirot was born to be a matchmaker. A natural connector in life, work, and love, she is fearless in her pursuit: unafraid to match compatible strangers on instinct. She is the proud business owner of a 10-year practice as a professional life coach, relationship coach, and clinical hypnotherapist. It is her primary intention to guide individuals to release the past and put their foot forward while dating. Amanda follows a paradigm of thought that core values and lifestyle needs dictate compatibility. A creative, pragmatic, open-hearted west-coaster, she'll prepare atypical, fun dates for you to deepen the possibility of connection.
Willow Frederick has a knack for bringing out your most confident, most authentic self, as if you've known her for years. An old soul and empathetic extrovert, Willow wants to get to know you just as much as you want to get to know your match. As part of the NYC dating scene for five years, she knows how overwhelming the pool can be, and how technology has changed some of the endless nuances of relationships. Building off of her bachelor's in psychology, Willow has been a teacher, counselor, researcher, world traveler and writer on all things sex and dating. She'll work with you to get the most out of each date, even if it's not "the one." Willow equips you with the tools to push your comfort zone and wants to hear all about it afterwards.
Joanna Mandell loves to make people feel comfortable, supported and heard... and above all else, laugh! She believes that in life there is nothing more important than personal relationships grounded in humor, passion and connection. After many years as a publicist, Joanna knows how to dig deep, find your strengths, interests and desires, and then pitch them perfectly! She started matching friends long ago, and much to her surprise, created life-long relationships. Flash forward: Joanna is now in the stage of raising moody teenagers at home, so patience and understanding are a constant in her life. She really wants to be there for you every step of the way, and be part of your exciting journey!
Abi Badiru has passionately embraced her role as Dear Abi to her inner circle. Abi has been using her Six Sigma background to help coach others to success for many years. She believes that the sweetness of our successes and the ability to endure our challenges depends heavily on the person that stands beside us. She will use her years of coaching and scientific knowledge to find that person that will hold your hand through the tough times and be the first one to give you a standing ovation during the good times.
Deanna Mercurio is a naturally curious intuitive with a passion for bringing people together. Her career as a matchmaker is a testament to her innate ability to empathize, listen and understand the needs and wants of others. With her background in human resources and on-boarding new talent, she is able to ask the right questions while making every experience fun, comfortable and worthwhile. Deanna believes in the power of love and is excited to help you find your next great match!
Nasim Shushtari inherited matchmaking in her blood. Her grandmother set up many couples including Nasim's own mother and father who met on a blind date and were married six months later. Moving in her footsteps, Nasim naturally pursued a career in HR: mastering a knack for human interaction and relationships. She is the go-to friend, confidant, and colleague for anything dating-related. Relationships are her passion, and she believes that there is no such thing as failed romance. All introductions evolve into what it is meant to be and can teach us about ourselves: whether it is marriage, long-term dating, seasonal dating, or just a fling. So sit back, let go, and enjoy the journey!
Ivelisse Cananoglu is a master at forming deep connections and fruitful relationships, with the ability to get to the heart of the matter. Her experiences with museum curation, business, and virtual assistance have given her an advantage in creating experiences that are creative, meaningful and memorable from start to finish. She believes that everyone should have the opportunity to connect with people that enrich and add depth to their journey in life. The road to love can be intense at times, but Ivelisse knows that the right experiences can capture the magical moments that pave the road to finding ultimate love.
Holly Clarke is always moving forward through hard work and motivation. A go-getter with a background in public health and team leadership, she fashions herself as a Connector per Malcolm Gladwell's The Tipping Point: making change happen through people. Holly is energized by helping her friends form and foster healthy relationships—whether it be linking her Boston friends to her San Francisco friends, or finding common networks to spark up conversations. Holly has firsthand experience with today's transformative dating environment and knows how complicated it can be. She is here to make dating refreshing, fun and exciting for you. Let's move forward to find love by being your best self!
Sam Pitasky has your back when it comes to romance! A former financier turned counseling psychologist, Sam has all the tools to make your dating life a breeze. As a graduate of two Ivy League universities and a psychologist who researches that feeling of "clicking" that two strangers get when they first meet, he knows what it takes to find the right fit. He knows that when it comes to dating, time is precious, and Sam isn't messing around. He has a feel and finesse for putting together the perfect date night in New York City and wants to take you along for the ride!
Deborah Cluff has 'amor fati' inked over her serratus anterior, and wears a watch with skeleton heart cut-outs on its face. She dons love's battle scars proudly. A shadow worker, she plunges into the unknown with her clients and they alight transformed. Deborah holds a Ph.D in Depth Psychology with emphasis in Psychotherapy from Pacifica Graduate Institute where her research focused on creativity, psychopathology and archetypal studies. Deborah brings together classic approaches and body-based techniques that are tailored to the specific goals of each person. Dr. Cluff's work also includes the recently published book, Shame and the Making of Art, as well as several pithy blogs on dating.
Robin Van Zandt is soul-connector who believes that people are good, love is real and life is full of opportunities! Robin has a true heart to know and support others and finds joy in building relationships. Through her career of managing high-level executives and her creative endeavors as an actress throughout the country, Robin is resilient with a wild spirit that is hard to tame; very little can hold her back or bring her down. She's lucky to take this journey with you and promises to stand beside you with hope, truth and persistence.
Leset Galvan is a strong believer that everyone has a "someone" in this world and is here to help you find yours! A Colorado native with a traveler spirit she has lived and worked in various cities that have allowed her to experience people from all walks of life. Leset can be great at reading between the lines when meeting people and this helpful skill of hers has made her a successful matchmaker for friends, family and now you. With a background in Marketing and Promotions, Leset knows she is the perfect extrovert to help you navigate this topsy turvy new dating world. Her cheerful and supportive nature makes her a great at drawing people out of their shells. So deep breaths, she's here for you. Her mantra is "La vida es un carnival" (life is a party) and she cannot wait to find you a dance partner.
Marpessa Sanchez-dominique is truly grateful for being raised with the independence and ability to pursue her dreams. With a background in casting, beauty and fashion, Marpessa considers herself to be a true creative architect and if allowed, she will help re-structure the way you think about romance, and help you understand that there is no need to hurry. The right partner will come at last, and she will be the person to help make that happen. Some may call Marpessa a modern magician, except she transforms the complicated and technical ideas of love into a mesmerizing yet straightforward experience. So now we invite you to relax, pull up a chair, as Marpessa proudly presents - your Match! - Remember the world is really small and soul mates are closer than you imagine.
Jamie Archibald has a professional background in sales and marketing. Her networking skills and desire to make a difference in people's lives brought her to tawkify. Jamie's friends and associates would tell you she has a way of looking straight into the hearts of everyone she meets and quickly perceiving their most authentic self and truest desires. Matchmaking seemed to be a perfect fit for her and allows her to do what she loves. She considers it a privilege to assist you in your dating journey. It is her highest hopes that she will be offering new and exciting opportunities for you with her unique "Heart Whisperer" talent.
Anika Rashaun Walker always had a knack for reading people. Over the years, her unique and authentic skill has made her the "go-to" person for advice. From dating & relationships, career help, travel, cooking and more, Anika is fulfilling her destiny as a lifestyle guru. Her brand #ASKANIKA highlights the importance of doing what you want on your own terms. Passionate about mentoring on relationships, love, and self improvement, Anika began matchmaking to help her viewers with dating and all the planning that comes with. She's a strong believer that there is someone out there for everyone. Known for being "the best gift giver and party planner," Anika will work hard to plan your creative, unique, unforgettable experiences through Tawkify. Anika has an unconditional empathy for clients and will work very hard to put you on a track to success. Anika is your love positivity cheerleader, here to advise you, be there for you and address your concerns... all you have to be willing to do is open your heart.
PJ Lascsak is your one-stop-shop for finding and planning authentic dating experiences. "Sweat the details" could be her life's mantra. She is inspired by events, marketing, and most importantly - people and relationships. Memorable outcomes are her specialty, always with her personal support to make each date stress-free. She possesses an intuitive nature, and has a true desire to connect those around her. She has lived in Seattle, Chicago, and Pittsburgh and now resides in one of the great romantic cities of the world, New Orleans. She is thrilled to be accompanying you on your journey to find compatible matches and pursue the next chapter in your love life.
Rochelle Ford is a wise-soul beyond her years. She met her husband through an online dating site, climbed the corporate ladder within Human Resources and started her own transformational life coaching business... all before her 30th birthday. When it comes to finding love in this modern time, she brings her intuition, heart and wisdom into the mix. Her goal is to get to know you well so that you can create a custom experience together. Rochelle is all about living your BEST life, and of course, that includes creating your BEST love story.
Ashley Brinkman's intuitive instincts are figuring out the who, what, when, where and why; that's the reason she was drawn to matchmaking. She has always had the drive to dive deep with people and help them figure out their needs, whether in life or relationships. She is curious about people, which has led her down the path of TV hosting and interviewing. With the skills accumulated while hosting in Los Angeles, she is dedicated to using those skills to help others find friendship, romance, and - of course - amazing dates! Her passion hinges on understanding people and contributing to their happiness. She believes there is someone out there for everyone and that that person will only enhance your already amazing life.
Julie Rogers is your well-traveled guide on this exciting journey! Growing up in a military family, her wanderlust began at an early age and never abated. Julie's boundless curiosity and search for novel experiences have taken her around the globe and led to an eclectic career. Along the way, she honed her innate intuition and affirmed her belief that everyone desires and deserves love. Julie embraces people with all sorts of personalities and enjoys building relationships with her clients' quirkiest selves. Though she's worked as a science writer, political operative, tech entrepreneur and even sea otter rehabilitator, she now spends much of her time painting and drawing. When Julie's not in her studio, she's engaged in the art of matchmaking, bringing together elements that inspire passion, connection, and transformation. Long-happily married and the mother of two amazing Gen Y daughters, Julie draws on her experience to help young, old and somewhere-in-between find meaningful connection.
Kimberly Jannetti believes in serendipitous moments! Having met her husband at an introductory self-defense class, she knows first-handedly that you never know where true love will find you. With her impeccable ability to judge character and see through facades, she is excited to help you navigate this experience by taking care of all the details to find you compatible matches. She takes an inquisitive and passionate approach: digging deep to find out what makes you tick and helping you discover your inner "spark." A firm believer that you receive from the universe what you put out, Kimberly is ready to guide you to be open, take risks, and find joy in the small moments.
Nikki Earich, born and raised in Chicago, has decades of experience in matters of the heart. She's manifested her own love story along the way: she's been with her husband for 20 years and they have 2 children and an awesome dog, Snoopy. Professionally, her life's purpose is to coach people to their fullest potential while sharing through creativity. Working as a singer in societal orchestras, playing weddings every weekends for decades, while simultaneously running her own business, she's familiar with every personality type. Nikki has sharp listening and people management skills, and she's eager to make dating a fun, stress-free and exciting adventure. There are no mistakes, only learning opportunities!
Hollis Evey is an independent spirit who believes that there is someone out there for everyone. After living in six states and three countries, she believes there is beauty in all human interaction and enjoys letting curiosity guide her process. Hollis sees convention and innovation as co-existing forces but admits she's got a sweet spot for the unorthodox methods. Leading with honesty and establishing open communication, Hollis is an overachiever and intent on creating love stories so she will never give up on her quest to learn what makes you unique. Hollis is a big fan of tea, German beer and TV shows about teenagers who don't look anything like they did in high school. Oh, and she's a hopeless romantic to boot.
Liz Lynch is the ultimate, objective wing-woman here to help navigate the otherwise overwhelming and impersonal landscape of modern dating — with you and for you. She believes that if you can identify where it is you want to go with love, that the journey can be an enjoyable, direct flight — no unnecessary connections, no exhausting delays. Culling from her vast professional experience in finance, sales and communications, she has a knack for attentiveness, efficiency and carving natural paths between what one has to offer and what one desires. A native New Yorker and current world traveler, she has a roaring talent for effortlessly bringing together collective minds, manifesting positive and genuine happiness.
Suzanne Kern realized her love for matchmaking at the wedding of the first couple that she ever matched. From that union forward, she has had her eye out for people who go together, as friends, business partners or lovers. An attorney by trade, Suzie uses analytical skills to dig deep into the psyche to figure out what makes them tick. And she does it with a wicked sense of humor! Her favorite part of her work is coaching people in self-development and personal growth. She will undoubtedly channel her inner Carrie Bradshsaw and remind you most importantly to fall in love with YOU.
Briana Basler was on her way to becoming a Naturopathic Doctor when she decided to trade her stethoscope in and switched gears. Enter the world of subconscious based psychology. Following her intuition as an empath, she is a passionate student of the heart and soul and flourishes by helping people to uncover their truest selves. By using multiple tools to help uncover who you are and what you really want, she will go to great lengths to ensure you have a fulfilling dating experience. Be prepared to get real, raw, and down to the bare bones of YOU.
Jillian Courtney is an intuitive, 3rd generation Yenta (matchmaker) who believes that in our quest for love we create love. It is the struggles and triumphs of the journey that make us into our best selves. With a master's degree in acting and a lifetime of experience telling stories of passion and love, Jillian is an expert at deciphering character. She wants to support you in your journey toward embracing your best self as you pursue a match. Together we can make your dating experience a delightful adventure. Jillian's goal is to assist you in matching with someone who appreciates the fullest, most authentic version of you.
Stephanie Jones is an organized self-starter with a thirst for adventure. Embracing uncertainty through a multitude of experiences, she believes life and love are all about being open to the unexpected. As a certified life coach with a project managerial sensibility, she is committed to creating an organized, personalized and supportive dating experience for you. She enjoys the authenticity of personalities and has the ultimate goal to create a space of trust and understanding in each of her relationships. Her approach encourages self-growth and self-love, and she can't wait to get started on this transformational journey together!
Lauren Daddis loves love and hopes she can help you do the same! With a background in entertainment publicity, Lauren has a knack for creating and maintaining client relations and reputations. She sees the shine in those she meets and works from a place of compassion. When she left the entertainment industry to raise a family, she became a yoga teacher and now matchmaker. Lauren takes great pride in providing a healing, loving environment for her students. She takes a supportive, strategic and forward-thinking approach to guide you on your dating journey. If you're feeling challenged by your love life, let Lauren help you fall in love with love again!
Lisa Holmes approaches life with a healthy dose of blind optimism. She faithfully lives by the tenet that "life is short, so experiences should be plentiful." Raised in a small seaside town in New England, Lisa spent her time soul-searching the country and world only to end up finding love and happiness back home. Now, she gets daily inspiration from the creativity and fearlessness of children—and she uses that energy to inspire authenticity in the dating lives of her matchmaking clients. Lisa brings great enthusiasm to dating and prioritizes the fun while looking for love.
Samantha Norman is a strategic problem-solver who will alleviate the pain points of dating. Equipped with a degree in organizational psychology and strategy, Samantha is trained to ask the right questions and devise plans that set people up for success. Her extroverted personality fuels her passion for building connections, and she thrives through socializing. She's had a knack for sparking relationships since college - and you can trust she'll put you in situations for your best self to shine. To keep your experiences interesting, one of her favorite pastimes is exploring cities around the country in search of new hot spots and happenings. Restaurants, bars, museums, events, you name it — she knows about it and wants to share it with you. Get excited to approach dating with a whole new perspective!
Michelle Hennessey doesn't want you to Netflix and chill anymore—she wants to help you find Amazon Prime and commitment. Though she is formally trained as a therapist, Michelle's background extends beyond active listening skills, motivational interviewing and empathy. Michelle is extremely extroverted, a devoted foodie and a natural leader who values harmony and stability. Her intrinsic drive is motivated by making others laugh, planning fun-filled activities and listening to others with sensitivity and warmth. Michelle aims at finding authentic and quality matches that inspire you to be the best version of yourself, while creating opportunities for long-lasting and satisfying relationships.
Nicole King is an ambitious player in the infamous game of "Life." Being an actor living in New York City, she has developed an insatiable interest in the human experience, and her strong intuition allows her to explore other's inner landscapes with ease. Nicole's greatest pleasures in life include spontaneous travels, stimulating podcasts and fresh oysters... She believes life's pleasures are best when shared with a loved one. Nicole is committed to helping others discover what desire means to you while finding some loved ones along the way, so long as they are game to play!
Eric Antos is a firm believer in seeing every opportunity as a blank canvas on which to dream and to expand your horizons. As a person of many hats, Eric has immersed himself in illustration, business development and luxury retail with a strong purpose of crafting personalized experiences. Having lived in both Paris and Barcelona and explored the world, he believes love has no borders: there's beauty in discovering new emotional terrain. Eric will accompany you in exploring different destinations and new people on your journey together. He is eager to help you to find pride in your authentic self as he illustrates an experience showcasing the many colors of you.
Rebecca Specking is passionate about making real connections. She is excited to learn all the things that make you who you are and to discover what you’re seeking in a partner. She believes that having that special spark is critical, but there are so many other factors that lead to successful relationships. With a background in management consulting and communications, she has a knack for mapping out the next steps in your love life and in planning fun, creative dates. When she's not matchmaking, she likes to spend time with her friends, going out to new restaurants or sipping cocktails on the patio in the summer. Rebecca loves a good adventure and is eager to start this journey with you.
Jami Haugen wants to inspire you to open yourself up to the beautiful and unknown. She is a gypsy soul with a heart of gold. Her quest for love and connection, coupled with her high emotional intelligence, led her to the study of acting and philosophy, where she delved deeper into her already acute understanding of the human spirit. Her extensive role in customer service has expanded her sphere of interpersonal relations, this is where she truly learned the art of networking and communication. Jami wants to know what makes you tick, grab a hold of it and help propel you into the exciting world of dating. She wants your love life to expand your world and she is the rock that will be with you every step of the way.
Julie Wittus captures the heart of people. As a Realtor, HSP, Empath and Intuitive, she has a natural ability to connect with others. She puts herself in your shoes to understand situations and the dynamics that ensue interpersonally. Julie believes that self-awareness is paramount, when it comes to dating and finding true love. Having a reputation for attention to details, Julie is often connecting the "less" obvious details that we as individuals are not always able to see in ourselves. Julie combines her intense listening skills, her "gift of gab" and her endless desire for serving others to provide you an experience filled with mentoring, coaching, guidance, connection and love.
Simone Grossman is a theatre maker in New York City that utilizes her background in the performing arts to empathize and connect with you on your journey to love. Constantly inspired and fascinated by the human condition, Simone is an eternal optimist with a side of hopeless romantic. Eager to find the Romeo to your Juliet or the Beatrice to your Benedic, Simone takes an actors approach to her matchmaking style—the belief that listening is key! Her favorite things include dim sum, masterpiece theatre and the new Cardi B album. Simone's philosophy is: an open-heart, a sense of humor and a little sass are the best ways to set the stage for romance.
Tracy Lightsey has a natural ability to connect with people. In 2005, she founded All About Business Networking Group for Women Entrepreneurs, where she provides resources and tools to the members. She is always looking for ways to be a positive influence for others, she loves to help bring out the best in people and help them define their lives! Tracy's Human Resources career spans over 20 years, and as a recruiter, she has excellent listening and people management skills. Tracy is ecstatic to make dating a fun and exciting adventure. Her entrepreneurial spirit and knack for guiding people to their desires have been most rewarding for her so now allow Tracy to help find you the best matches possible.
Kirsten B. is a holistic life coach with an advanced certificate in transformative coaching. Her love of people and deep interest in the human psyche - as well as her own relationship journey - has informed her study of what makes relationships work over time. Having spoken with hundreds of Tawkify clients about their dating lives, Kirsten brings a uniquely informed perspective to the matchmaking journey. She is a natural networker and connector who brings more than 30 years of broad experience to her client work in the areas of personal and professional development in health and wellness, relationships, parenting, spirituality, energy and body work; sacred awakenings and transformational coaching.
Lexi Hart believes self-love, positive thinking and confidence are three keys to finding love. With a Masters in Mass Communication and a past as a journalist, it's been her job to get to know strangers on a deeper level in a matter of minutes. Hart has a natural ability to empathize with others while simultaneously remaining open and honest about your needs and what has to happen in order for you to find love. She believes everyone has a match, we just have to find them. Her goal is to make introductions that compliment personalities, stimulate minds and open hearts. One thing is for sure: she does everything with H[e]art!
Mia Mckinney is a strategist who thrives in the journey. In her career as a marketing consultant, she learned that making the right connections and cultivating relationships will ultimately lead to great outcomes. Mia's roadmap to where she is today exemplifies the beauty in the scenic route: from the east coast to the west, and Mexico City in between, she left her heart in San Diego, to arrive in her family abode, Salt Lake City, with her rugby coaching husband and three children. Mia knows that everyone has a rich backstory too, and she's excited to learn and share in yours. She's committed to introduce you to people, for you to build connections and develop relationships... and guide you to reach your end goal: love.
Julia Riffle curates positive experiences and methodizes success for all of her clients. With experience as a an educator abroad and Silicon Valley startup success manager, she has dedicated herself to helping others realize their own potential. An avid traveller, Julia has seen the power of love across continents and wants everyone to experience the beauty of human connection!
Rachel D. Wilson is a master curator of creative experiences who believes that "Finding Forever" doesn't just exist in Hollywood. As a passionate storyteller, she combines her love for people and communication with creating memorable moments. With a background in helping people build strong personal and business brands, Rachel D. is committed to helping people to live life intentionally and authentically. Believing that relationships are the cornerstone of a purpose-filled life, she is dedicated to helping people to find meaningful connections that yield energetic, empowering and rewarding relationships. So, what say ye? Let's do LIFE together and help you find true love!
Laura Kleinbaum is your dating spirit guide, i.e. your quirky BFF, your zen life coach and your kind-of-unfiltered-yet-super-intuitive Jewish grandma all rolled into one. An Ivy-educated, sex positive, and LGBTQ-friendly writer living in NYC, Laura believes that all great relationships have a sweet and balanced blend of sexual attraction, intellectual attraction, shared values and mutual respect. She has intimate knowledge of New York City's unique dating culture and a boundless interest in you and your romantic aspirations. Whether you're looking for the Nancy Meyers rom-com with cute banter or the Jane Austen novel... with cute banter in an English accent, she will seek it out. Then, she will hold your hand while she gives you a push toward it (figuratively, so that's totally possible).

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