GLR Spotlight is an interview series featuring Matchmakers, Dating Coaches & Relationship Experts
Global Love Report – January 3rd, 2024
Interviewed by Global Love Report
GLR Spotlight was created to feature some of our industry peers as a way for our community to get to know one another. Learn from what has worked successfully, as well as gain different perspectives and insights into various business strategies. We hope to continuously grow as an industry together by sharing these best practices with everyone!
About DeAudra Reed
DeAudra Reed is a certified matchmaker with a deep passion for love and relationships. With a professional background in mental health counseling, she brings a unique perspective to her work.
Through her certification process, DeAudra not only expanded her knowledge of the industry but also acquired valuable tools to enhance her agency. She specializes in providing tailored matchmaking services to individuals who place strong emphasis on their faith values and strive to keep them at the forefront of their dating journey.
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Global Love Report Interview
Global Love Report (GLR): What is the name of your company?
DeAudra (DA): Two the Coeur
GLR: Which cities/states/locations do you cover?
DA: I am based in Georgia and mainly focus on serving the lower Southeast region of the country but I accept clients from all states within the U.S. except California and New York.
GLR: What was your career before entering the matchmaking industry?
DA: Before becoming a Matchmaker, I was a Mental Health Therapist.
GLR: Why did you decide to become a matchmaker?
DA: I have always had a passion for all things love and relationships. I stumbled upon this career by happenstance at a time when I was seeking a second stream of income. Once I began the work, I knew that this industry would be more than a quick stop along my path.
After witnessing the difference in outcomes for my Christian clients compared to my non-Christian clients, I knew that I needed to start an agency to provide specialized services for those who have strong faith values and wish to maintain them and keep them in the forefront while dating.
GLR: Did your perception of what a matchmaker is/does change after being certified?
DA: I first became a Matchmaker in 2018 but didn’t start the certification process until 2022 after deciding to branch out on my own. For that reason, my perception of the role of a Matchmaker has not changed since becoming certified.
However, in the certification process, I learned more about the industry and gained several tools to improve my business as a boutique agency owner.
GLR: What are you looking forward to as a matchmaker?
DA: As a Matchmaker, I look forward to helping people prepare for the love they desire as I coach them through the dating process with hopes of connecting them to their forever person. I look forward to reports of happy, healthy relationships for years to come.
GLR: Have you met any other matchmakers? If so, how has that experience been? Are you open to collaboration in the future?
DA: I began my matchmaking career as a contractor for a large company. The role came with a community of colleagues who were amazing to work and collaborate with.
Since opening my boutique matchmaking agency, Two the Coeur, I have maintained some of those connections and have formed new ones, virtually, but I have not, yet, had the opportunity to spend time with any of my new colleagues in the industry.
I am open to collaboration and hope to continue forming relationships as I continue my journey forward. My goal is to attend the Global Love Conference in 2024 so that I can connect with fellow Professional Love Connectors in person.
GLR: Do you have any advice for people still considering if they want to be a matchmaker or not?
DA: This industry is amazing. It is a privilege to be trusted to join people on their love journeys. If you have a passion for all things love, dating, and relationships, a heart to help others, patience to navigate the challenges that come with the process, and an unwavering commitment to see people through the ups and downs of their pursuit of love, this might just be the right industry for you!
I believe that the best Matchmakers are those who lead from their hearts with love while devoting themselves to developing the necessary skills and tools to be the best at what they do!
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