She obtained her B. After listening to so many women express their difficulties with meeting men in NYC, Shearly knew it was time to step in and help. Emma studied Sociology and Anthropology at Guilford College before beginning her work as a sexuality specialist.
After an illustrious career of online dating and working as a sexuality specialist, she combined her experiences to found Dating Ring with the great Lauren Kay. Did you know that the Maine Coon Cat is a direct descendant of the Lynx? In all seriousness, Emma enjoys playing geography games, positing new theories about modern courtship rituals, and discussing her favorite dinosaurs. She hates writing personal bios for websites, but ah well.
You win some, you lose some. She studied love and relationships at Brown her parents were quite pleased which is where she also launched her first company, SmartSitting. Before founding Dating Ring, Lauren tested the waters by going on over 50 online dates. Lauren is an advocate for female founders, and an active blogger and mentor.
With a background in theatre and casting, Marlene is delighted to be putting her study of interpersonal relationships to practical use - for your benefit! By the time she'd stopped running, she was already halfway to Maui. Sincerely though, Marlene is grateful to be working for this exciting company with such an incredible group of people.
Key passion areas include stroopwafels, dinosaurs, pugs, sarcasm, and the month of October. As a certified life coach, she has spent the past 10 years working with adults one-on-one, helping them to achieve their goals in both their personal and professional lives. Having worked both independently and for a large corporation for the past several years, she brings her insight and keen eye for people to Dating Ring.
Jessica holds a degree in opera from the Royal Northern College of Music, and can still be seen flexing her vocal muscles and acting chops when she's not facilitating love. She is thrilled to be working alongside such a talented group of people at such an amazing company, and absolutely loves what she does - which is make people happy! After spending the entirety of her college career in a long distance relationship, she essentially earned her degree in being a professional wing-woman.
She graduated from the University at Buffalo with a major in Theatre Performance and a minor in English. Ariel loves working out, eating peanut butter, and collecting small spoons. Now living alone in a big city for the first time, Washington DC, she enjoys imitating statues of former presidents, trying every bar with a rooftop, and playing competitive Taboo.
Her proudest matchmaking moment was introducing two friends freshman year they're still going strong , and hopes to continue the successful streak! If you ask what led to her work at Dating Ring, the answer might go something like this: Her favorite reality TV show is Millionaire Matchmaker, and it's a secret dream of hers to have Patti Stanger intrusively adjust her bra and tell her to straighten her hair and show more cleavage.
Possibly her worst date was with a girl who didn't work because she'd spent the last 10 years "healing. Rebecca's favorite things to do are drinking coffee and parsing her friends' relationships while drinking coffee. Her other job is rubbing naked people for money aka, massage therapist. She went on too many dates with one guy, since he hinted at the possibility that he could introduce her to Pitbull.
Tanya loves to try crazy cardio dance workouts and chug bloody marys, not necessarily one after the other. You can probably find her glued against the Anthropologie window; so many dresses, so few dollars. Come in for a free consultation.