Michele Fields is an award winning writer and marketing communications pro with an M.A. in English Literature from Georgetown University--who also just happens to be a Certified Matchmaker. As VP of Sales and Marketing at Tawkify, Michele leads our efforts to understand the romantic wish-lists of our clients and provide solutions that will spark and simplify their love lives. Michele covers The Heart Beat, primarily exploring the landscape of pop-cultural love tropes and how - unexamined - they distance us from true connection with ourselves and others, and can influence the most personal of our choices.
Ms. Marisha 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.
Hear more from Marisha here & on the Tawk To Me video interview series.
Marisha is a Matchmaker and RelationSHIFT™ Coach on a mission to help you improve how you live, work, and love. If you're ready to rethink what's possible in love and life, sign up for her newsletter and tell a friend!
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Cora Boyd is an alumna of the illustrious Hillary Duff's school of "Why Not." With a positivity that some have deemed obnoxious and others have deemed enchanting, Cora is a lifelong student of social psychology, human dynamics, and seeing what shenanigans she can get away with.
As a matchmaker, she fuses her background in writing, comedy, and travel with her ukulele-strumming-pixie-dream-girl spirit to find meaning in the madness and madness in the meaning.
You can catch Cora in New Orleans and other corners of the globe listening to poor quality reggaeton, drinking high quality Belgian IPAs, and complaining about the Gilmore Girls revival.
Valerie is the Editor of Heartalytics and authors the Love Wisely series.
The "hawkish" shot is your first clue: there's more to this girl than meets the eye. Valerie's a conundrum who fosters wounded wild animals, paints, writes, and loves Historical Fiction - think The Tale of Two Cities meets Gone With the Wind meets Night Circus - but she also bagged a degree in business, excelling in statistics and mathematics. Her professional background is in technology and politics--working for the United States Senate and the original Political Action Committee in Washington, DC.
She's lived all over the United States- from the East to West coast and has spent more than half her life in the south, thus developing an appreciation for equally dichotomous types who are one part progressive and artsy to another part mannerly and polite with a tinge of traditional - a tall order in contemporary dating culture.
Interested in writing about the type of love that isn't hell-bent on making your romantic connections harder than they have to be, Valerie's squarely in the "no virtue in tolerating toxic behavior" camp. Amen to that, ya'll.
Valerie currently lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband, Jeffrey Ackler. In addition to leading Heartalytics, she guides Tawkify's digital presence from social media to email marketing.
Melissa Rogers may never sugar coat 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.
“For the Love of Love” is the fruit of an abundant crop of singles who continually shoot themselves in the foot while navigating courtship in modern society. Melissa Rogers, dating expert and matchmaker with Tawkify, will leave no stone unturned to discover where the hell it all goes wrong. From ignoring bright, flashing red flags to telling little white lies on dating profiles, there are some universal missteps that plague singles of all demographics. Melissa will explore all of the ways singles tend to self-sabotage their potential at finding true, lasting love- and try to turn dating destruction into going steady on easy street.
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.
Olivia Balsinger, AKA the Carrie Bradshaw of Travel, 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.
Julia Armet is Tawkify's Head of Matchmaking, an honor she attributes to her photographic memory and her heightened understanding of the other. An identical twin, Julia possesses a deep empathy that guides her in building relationships. As one of Tawkify's founding matchmakers, she served as E Jean's apprentice and paved the road for hundreds of matchmakers to follow.
Coupling her intuition with her strategic mindset, Julia is an expert at identifying compatibility and turning an idea into reality. She spends her time seeking, hiring, and training Tawkify's matchmaking team... and attending her fair share of NBA games. Innovative in her relationship management techniques, Julia operates by a matchmaker's playbook straight out of her favorite TV show, Survivor. Her motto: we always win.
Don't miss Alyssa on Ask Aly — an advice column tackling vexing love-life questions from readers. Alyssa marries research alongside cultural commentary to deliver insights that are compassionate, irreverent, and perhaps best of all: real. Get ready to meet your new wing-woman!
Born a connector of dots, Alyssa naturally understands the core principles of matchmaking and human dynamics given her professional experience in global recruiting, leadership coaching, and human resources, as well as her academic background in psychology and advertising. She is a certified Zenger-Folkman Extraordinary Coach and our subject matter expert in all things Love Languages, Attachment Theory, Question-Thinking, Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and personal brand.
She believes reinvention is one of life's greatest pleasures. Change isn't as hard or overwhelming as it seems! Read more from Alyssa, here.
Rémy Boyd authors the (In) The Spirit of Love column on Heartalytics
Rémy Boyd believes in the cultivation of the mind, body...and spirit. From the perspective that “we’re all the light that shines through the prism of life,” this Humanitarian with a background in Marketing and Human Resources has compassion for people, especially those in search of love.
A Copy Strategist in the Dating Services industry, Rémy uses her business acumen, wit, humor (and love of double entendres) to help companies connect their message to love seekers all over the world. As a Tawkify Matchmaker, Rémy’s clients praise her ability to coach them on dating (using the same cherished skill set), but with special consideration to the most delicate area it affects - their spiritual life.
Who we choose to date resonates in every area of our lives. (In) The Spirit of Love delves into the role spirituality and faith plays in our quest to find, give and receive love; where mind, body, spirit and love intersect!
Rémy truly believes that, “the part of us that loves, is the part of us that lives forever.” This exploration is enlightening when done alone, but illuminating when done together!
Connect with Rémy @remyonlove on Twitter and Instagram
Candice authors the Male Mind series on Heartalytics.
Candice Cain hails from Long Island, NY and is recognized for her work as a writer/director in the entertainment industry. After shattering her ankle in 2016, Candice joined the matchmaker ranks of Tawkify with the intention of going back to film and television once she was fully healed. The universe revealed other plans for Candice, who became one of the top ten Tawkify matchmakers and really loves her job. She is able to balance matchmaking with her creative work, and takes joy in both. Watch the trailer to Candice's film "What Happened Last Night" and her upcoming series "New Dogs, Old Tricks."
Evyenia (aka Ferocious) has been telling stories since she was a wee tot, bringing the goings on of her mind and heart (real, or imagined) to life through word, music, film and theater. She feels that there is no bigger connector between two people, than to share and express thoughts, emotions, and ideas through story, touch, and song. Being a Tawkify matchmakers has continued to provide her with daily inspiration, causing her to explore and reflect on the notion of romantic love, the fluidity of relationships, and what it means to be human. Sometimes her tales may be light hearted and warm, sometimes they may cause you to step back and think. Whatever the case may be, she hopes you enjoy a pause from your day to get lost in another world, and in doing so, learn more about the world around you.
Born and raised in Southern California, Lauren moved to the Bay Area in 2008 to attend the Somatic Psychology Masters program at California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. Lauren has a long-standing interest in dating and relationships, and integrates her somatic knowledge into her work by using body-based practices to help create balance in relationships and in client’s mind, body, and spirit. Lauren is passionate about working with men, women, and couples to help them find greater ease in their lives and relationships and particularly enjoys working around issues of eating disorders, addiction, relationship, and spirituality.
In addition to her work in matchmaking and dating coaching, Lauren has worked as a Marriage and Family Therapist (as an intern and licensed professional) with teens, adults, couples, and families, in wilderness and garden education, and in outpatient and residential treatment settings for individuals and teens struggling with addiction and eating disorders.
In her free time, Lauren can be found hiking, walking on the beach, practicing aerial hoop, playing guitar or ukulele, working on a DIY project or having an adventure.