Rachel Russo, MS, MFT, MECM, is a veteran of helping high-caliber, marriage-minded singles find and keep love in the NYC area. With fourteen years experience working full-time as a matchmaker and dating & relationship coach, Rachel provides world-class advice and personalized introductions through her boutique matchmaking and relationship coaching company, Rachel Russo Relationships.
With a master’s degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Iona College and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Iona College, Rachel has the expertise and empathy to help her clients navigate the challenges of modern day dating. A thought leader in the field, Rachel is a Master Executive Certified Matchmaker who teaches other entrepreneurs how to be successful matchmakers by creating courses, teaching certification programs, and speaking internationally at live events through The Matchmaking Institute.
Rachel regularly appears in media and co-hosts events. A committed self-help writer, she is the author of two books-How To Get Over Your Ex: A Step By Step Guide To Mend A Broken Heart Italian American Style and A Fab Job Guide To Become A Matchmaker- as well as
countless blogs. Rachel once went on ninety-two NYC dates in one year and blogged about them.
A bonafide relationship expert, Rachel was honored to be awarded one of NYC’s Best 12 Matchmakers of 2014 by DatingAdvice.com. She was recently named one of the Best Female Relationship Experts of 2018 by LoveySigns. Once called “The Taylor Swift of dating,” Rachel has the credentials, expertise, connections, character, passion, and commitment like no other in her mission to make real love happen for high-caliber singles today.