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|Hayley Matthews • 8/04/17|
The Short Version: Sometimes dating can feel like a part-time job for modern singles. Searching for a date in bars and dating websites takes a significant amount of time, and not everyone has the energy to tackle such an important project by themselves. Fortunately, the exclusive matchmaking services at Elite Connections can help single men and women worldwide to date more efficiently. A close-knit team of matchmakers introduces singles on dates handpicked for their innate compatibility. That means no more guessing if a random dating profile is right for you. Instead, an empathetic team with decades of matchmaking experience will arrange introductions with attractive and eligible individuals seeking a relationship with someone like you. You can invest in Elite Connections to upgrade your dating life with personalized dating assistance at your beck and call.
Dave, a 45-year-old businessman who’d never been married, and Christine, a 38-year-old flight attendant who’d recently lost her husband of two years, both came to Elite Connections, a private matchmaking firm, hoping to meet someone special.
Head Matchmaker and CEO Sherri Murphy had a feeling Dave and Christine might be a perfect match. The problem was arranging the date. Dave was no longer an active member, but the matchmaker felt so strongly about the couple’s compatibility that she followed up with him anyway. “I want you to meet your future wife,” she told him. She had to time everything just right and convince him to give matchmaking another go.
Finally, the stars aligned, and Sherri set up the date. Dave said he was ready to propose as soon as he met Christine. He called her up immediately after the first date, but she didn’t return his call. Luckily, Sherri stayed on top of the situation. She followed up with both of them after the date and advised Christine to stop playing games. If she liked Dave, she should call him. Christine rang him up soon after that.
A year later, Dave and Christine got married in Scotland, inviting Sherri and her daughter Tammi (who’s also an Elite Connections matchmaker) to attend. When Christine gave Tammi a hug at the reception, Sherri said was felt struck by the bride’s motherly instincts. Days later, the matchmaker left a message for the honeymooning couple to say that the wedding was incredible and that Christine would make a great mother if they ever decided to have children.
“Neither of them wanted children,” Sherri told us. “They both said ‘no children’ in their profiles, but I just had this feeling that she’d be a wonderful mom.”
As fate would have it, Christine got pregnant while honeymooning in Paris. She couldn’t believe how perfectly timed Sherri’s message was. Today, she and Dave are parents to a beautiful daughter.
Sherri’s intuition about people helps her guide singles to what they truly want in life: a meaningful relationship and lasting love. Since 1994, the seasoned matchmaker has headed up Elite Connections, a reputable matchmaking firm based in Los Angeles. With dedication and compassion, she and her matchmaking team have brought together many happy couples, like Dave and Christine, and given invaluable dating advice to a selective dating populace.
“If you just expand your mind, you can meet somebody you have a chance with,” Sherri said. “Clients pay us to help them, and if they listen to us and trust our advice, we can get them to that relationship.”
Singles can request a consultation online to find out more about the Elite Connections matchmaking process and join an elite network of daters worldwide. The no-obligation consultation give you a sense of what the matchmaking team can do for you with effective and hands-on dating services. The international matchmaking firm fields thousands of clients from ages 21 to 75.
The personalized matchmaking team takes an interest in actively helping single men and women find a lasting love. As an elite matchmaking service, Elite Connections vets all clients in a screening process that includes a background check and an in-person meeting at any of their offices in the US and abroad. After an in-depth personal assessment, three expert matchmakers start looking for matches on behalf of their clients. Their date recommendations are carefully cultivated to ensure daters meet quality people with whom they’ll click on a personal level.
Elite Connections is a premium alternative to do-it-yourself dating platforms. Instead of throwing you into the deep end, the matchmakers ease you in one date at a time and provides specific advice and dating feedback to help you grow as you go.
“People are getting burned out on online dating,” Sherri said. “We slow things down and encourage clients to think positively and give people a chance.”
Sherri’s daughter Tammi showed an aptitude for matchmaking from an early age. Over two decades ago, her mom came home from a small matchmaking firm with five men’s bios. Tammi picked one out and said, “This is your future husband.” And he was. Sherri and Bill have been married for over 18 years now. As a teenager, Tammi worked part-time at Elite Connections and learned by her mother’s side. After earning her bachelor’s degree in psychology, Tammi came into the fold as a full-time matchmaker. Today, she is Vice President of Elite Connections.
“She’s great with the clients,” Sherri said with motherly pride. “They absolutely love her, and she’s a great asset to the team.”
Now working alongside her daughter, Sherri puts her heart and soul into her premier matchmaking company. Always looking for solutions and ways to help, the VIP matchmaker sets the tone for an engaged and compassionate matchmaking team. Sherri has a passion for the work of a matchmaker and aims to deliver a life-changing dating experience for the accomplished men and women who come to her for assistance.
Every year in the run-up to Christmas season, Elite Connections hosts a black-tie fundraising event for homeless and needy children in Los Angeles. Sherri came up with the idea of Party With a Purpose to give back to the community while networking with people around her matchmaking firm in a casual party atmosphere.
Since she was a teenager, Tammi has invited her friend group to come to the events. “The girls look forward to it,” Sherri told us. “It’s an annual favorite.” During the course of the evening, Elite Connections brings in thousands of dollars in charitable donations while connecting generous people in an engaging event that includes cocktails, live music, and a silent auction. Some attendees also bring their own unwrapped gifts to donate to the cause.
With the money they raise, Sherri throws a huge bash for underprivileged families. Each child in attendance typically walks away with about $600-worth of free stuff. In one night, the matchmakers give out free backpacks, skateboards, cell phones, and toys, displayed on row after row of tables.
“It honestly looks like a toy store,” Sherri said. “The goal is to give everyone who comes the best Christmas they’ve ever had. And it’s a really special event.”
Elite Connections has over 24 years’ worth of success stories to its credit. Though sometimes clients feel skeptical or jaded about dating when they come to the matchmaking firm, the team’s genuine helpful spirit puts them at ease and ushers them through a hassle-free dating experience.
“I was one of the many single women in Los Angeles and sick of dating,” wrote Deb, an event planner, in her success story. “I was so happy when my matchmakers introduced me to some incredible elite single men.”
“After a three-year courtship, we exchanged wedding vows last fall and are so happily married,” said Kay, a client from Redondo Beach. She found love through Elite Connections’ matchmaking services. “Thank goodness we joined with the elite matchmaking team.”
“Elite Connections offers an easy, efficient way to meet attractive people. The Elite staff is very supportive. They give you the real dating facts and introductions to legitimate people.” — Alan, a business owner and former matchmaking client
In her testimonial, one single woman named Linda said she was too scared to look for dates at a bar or on the internet. She felt lonely and trapped in her single life — until her friends talked her into applying to Elite Connections for assistance. Within seven months, the matchmakers introduced Linda to Mike. “We are engaged to be married next summer!” gushed the client about her match.
Elite Connections emphasizes top-notch customer service when coaching and pairing up clients. The accessibility and tenacity of Sherri’s matchmaking team sets them apart from other dating services. The VIP matchmakers pay attention to the needs of their clients and work hard to ease every aspect of the dating process. “We’re not impossible to find,” Sherri said. “Our phone number is plastered everywhere on the site. I don’t disappear on my clients. We’re there for them every step of the way.”
After her husband died, Christine didn’t know if she could love again. Through the Elite Connections matchmaking process, the single woman went on over 35 dates, expanded her circle of friends, and eventually met her future husband. Today, she and Dave have started their family thanks to Sherri’s human intuition and spot-on matchmaking instincts.
Since 1994, Elite Connections has established an international reputation for exclusive dating and matchmaking services. As more clients turn to them for guidance, the company has expanded to best serve a higher class of singles around the world. In the future, Sherri looks to open new offices in Chicago, London, and Dallas, growing a far-reaching team of personal matchmakers trained to give relationship-oriented daters the one-on-one guidance they need to make that special connection.
Sherri’s leadership sets an excellent standard for her team as she demonstrates how a matchmaker can play an instrumental and positive role in a single person’s life. “In this business, you have to love it. You can’t just be in it for the money — because you’re not going to make anyone happy that way,” she said. “What has made us successful is our passion for helping people find love.”