Who We Are

At The Setup, we combine age-old matchmaking principles with proven sociological techniques and the latest technology.

Our expert staff is trained and certified by Dr. Terri Orbuch, also known as The Love Doctor®, and the Global Love Institute. We study the science of healthy relationships mixed with the art of dating and attraction to ensure the highest possible success rate for each and every setup.

There are only 12 Master Certified Matchmakers across the globe, and we employ more of them than any other company in the world.

Your dedicated Matchmaker is here to support you through all stages of your personalized dating journey. In addition to curating your setups, we’re here for coaching sessions, wardrobe advice, etiquette lessons, and more!

Think of us as your Personal Dating Assistant.

The Setup Team


Charlee is one of 12 Master Certified Matchmakers in the world and has had a hand in introducing thousands of happy couples by building the largest network of female-owned and operated matchmaking firms in the world. When she is not running her matchmaking businesses, she enjoys riding her mule in the Sonoran desert.


Genevieve is one of only 12 Master Certified Matchmakers in the world. She has spent over 25 years coaching, mentoring, and matching single professionals all around the world. Gen’s #CelebCrush is Regé-Jean Page as the Duke of Hastings in Bridgerton.


Jesse has a natural ability to connect with people. His friends describe him as warm, reliable, silly, compassionate, and giving—all traits that have defined his career as a Matchmaker. Jesse devotes much of his free time to studying emotional intelligence.


Heather is a Certified Matchmaker and Science-Based Certified Dating Coach with over 13 years of experience and proven results. In Heather’s perfect world, every dish would come topped with cheese.


Kathrine has been a Matchmaker for over a decade. She studied cultural anthropology in college, and says this helped her become a better Matchmaker. She loves working with all kinds of people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. Kathrine has two cats and a dog—Cheddar, Pepper, and Scarlet!


Megan has been a Matchmaker for over a decade. She loves to help her clients get out of their own way and introduce them to people they never considered before. Megan owns a small business as a side hustle #GirlBoss


Jodi holds an MBA and a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism. She is currently a matchmaker in training. When she’s not crushing on Adrian Brody, Jodi spends her free time working with local animal rescues. #AdoptDontShop