Rachel Russo is Faculty Member for our Matchmaker Certificate Course. A Dating, Relationship & Image Coach and Matchmaker with nine years of experience in the industry, Rachel currently works as the matchmaker of the NYC office of a large, national matchmaking agency. She also has a boutique coaching business and is a writer, speaker, and media correspondent.

Rachel has a Master’s degree in Marriage & Family Therapy, an undergraduate psychology degree from Rutgers University, and is a certified Intentional Relationship Coach. She’s been featured in everything from WGN Morning News to The Mancow Muller Show to Glamour Magazine and much more.

Author of FabJob Guide to Become a Matchmaker, Rachel loves to share her passion for the matchmaking industry with others. Rachel has enjoyed writing dating and relationship advice as the former Sex & Dating Expert at BrooklynExposed.com and The Singles Editor at StageofLife.com. She will soon launch her second book, How to Get Over Your Ex: A Step by Step Guide to Mend a Broken Heart—Italian-American Style.

A big believer in talking the talk and walking the walk, Rachel even went on ninety-two dates in one year and blogged about them for an international reality dating blog. Rachel lives, loves, works, and plays in New York City.