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May 13, 2022

Raging Gracefully: Ask A Professional Matchmaker

Nina Collins moderates a panel of professional matchmakers!




Laurie Berzack, MSW is the founder and owner of Carolinas Matchmaker based in Charlotte, North Carolina, and covering both Carolinas. In addition to professional matchmaking since 2006, Laurie offers a unique and highly successful 3 month online dating assistance program. She also provides a one-hour consultation where she performs a deep dive into people’s online dating profiles and communication. It is free to submit a profile on her website to be matched with her clients. Media outlets routinely seek out Laurie's expertise. She has been featured in international and national outlets including U.S. News & World Report, O, The Oprah Magazine, Bustle, POPSUGAR and Romper, and Charlotte’s FOX, CBS and NBC television affiliates. She is a co-founder of the Matchmakers Alliance. Follow Carolinas Matchmaker on IG @carolinasmatchmaker, Twitter @carolinasmatch or Facebook @Carolinasmatchmaker

Michelle Jacoby is a matchmaker, dating and relationship expert and the founder and CEO of DC Matchmaking, a small boutique matchmaking and coaching company for commitment-minded singles in the Washington, DC area. She is also the co-founder of The Matchmakers Alliance, an organization that brings together top matchmakers and dating coaches from all over the world to collaborate and learn from one another. Michelle teaches body language for dating and runs Smart Dating Boot CampsTM for single women. She is also the author of the #1 international bestseller, Never Waste Time on the Wrong Man Again.

Maria Avgitidis is the CEO of Agape Match, an award winning matchmaking service based out of NYC, and the host of the dating and relationship podcast, Ask a Matchmaker. A trail blazer in the dating industry, Maria provides an intuitive perspective to help guide singles out of dating fatigue and into fun, happy, and healthy relationships. Maria’s dating advice has been featured on The NY Times, The Washington Post, Good Morning America, The Today Show, Esquire, Elle, and many other outlets.

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