View Profile Harvard Business School graduate, Mark Brooks, has been an expert in the Internet dating business since 1998.
He is currently the CEO of Courtland Brooks, a consultancy agency for the Internet dating industry, and runs Online Personals
Matchmaking companies are devoted to finding suitable romantic partners for their customers.
They interview and then use personal information about their clients in order to pair appropriately matched people.
He prides himself on being a New Media Futurist and can be reached at Linked In.
Not all matchmakers will work with any prospective client.It offers background checks on all members and allows members to search and choose people to contact.California Singles is a dating site targeted at singles all over California.Its staff meets with all clients in person to screen them.Then members are assigned a personal matchmaker to find the right match.This is normally done during a face-to-face interview and allows matchmakers to get to know their clients and to create a profile of each customer to match them with other good potential matches from their client base or beyond.A few matchmaking companies do the in-person interviews and then are more customer-driven after the initial interview.Joann and Steve Ward operate the service, which serves clients in all 50 states.Events and Adventures is a dating site geared toward introducing singles at group social events.In addition to matching services, they also offer online dating profile management and date and relationship coaching.Lifemates is Canada's largest personalized dating and matchmaking service.