is the New York Times bestselling author of two books: “Find a Husband After 35: Using What I Learned at Harvard Business School” and “Have Him At Hello: Confessions From 1,000 Guys About What Makes Them Fall in Love… or Never Call Back”.* Her books were published by Random House and have been translated into 16 languages.
Rachel Greenwald is a renowned matchmaker and dating coach who works with private clients across the United States. She has appeared as a relationship expert on hundreds of TV, radio and podcast shows, including CNN, The Today Show, ABC Nightline, CBS Mornings, The Steve Harvey Show, NPR, and HBR’s IdeaCast. She has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, Fortune, The Harvard Business Review, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and “O” The Oprah Magazine. Rachel is responsible for 908 marriages (and counting!), which includes both her private matchmaking clients as well as readers of her books who have sent Rachel their wedding photos since 2003 when her advice helped them find their mate.
Rachel has been a speaker, guest lecturer and retreat leader for hundreds of corporate and specialty events, workshops, and classrooms, including The Aspen Ideas Festival, Google, Apple, Y-Combinator, Morgan Stanley, Harvard Business School, Stanford University, The Estée Lauder Company, YPO Forums, Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs Network, 92nd Street Y, high end resorts, executive retreats, and more. Her focus is on helping people accelerate authentic connections by leveraging proven dating tactics for greater success in work, love and life. Sample topics include: personal branding (featured on the cover of The Harvard Business Review, May ’23), enhancing first impressions and communication skills, unique networking tactics, building more effective relationships and trust with colleagues/clients/investors, Zoom meeting improvement tips, deepening connections for virtual teams, and many other customized subjects.
Rachel has written articles for the Harvard Business Review, Huffington Post, online dating platforms (Match.com, eHarmony, JDate), and she was the “Love Over 40” advice columnist for the former More Magazine. Rachel is also a relationship expert on YourTango and GenConnect. She works privately with clients nationwide as a Matchmaker and Dating Coach, and teaches training workshops to people who want to start careers in the love industry.
Rachel has an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School, as well as a B.A. degree in psychology from Wellesley College and an Ed.M. degree from Harvard Graduate School of Education. She also serves as an Executive Fellow at Harvard Business School. Rachel works remote from Denver, CO and San Diego, CA, but her clients are nationwide. She is happily married to her husband of 30 years and has three grown children.
Oprah Magazine calls Rachel: “My kind of gutsy girl! After two weeks of trying Rachel’s strategies, I am now juggling so many suitors that I’ve started a man-agement diary.”