Sherri Murphy is the founder of Elite Connections. Originally from New Mexico, she has a warm and friendly southwestern attitude and is a natural people person. Sherri finds the job of introducing single people a fulfilling one and has done it all her life. Her philosophy is that there is someone out there for everyone, but you won’t find them while sitting at home. You have to be proactive. Sherri believes that if you are not meeting the right person you need to have an open mind and try a new route. Her style of match making has worked for thousands of Elite clients and she now works with mostly VIP and international clients.
Sherri moved to Southern California from Mammoth in 1976, sold real estate for over 15 years and walked into the matchmaking business by sheer fate. In 1994, met her husband Bill through a personal matchmaker, this inspired her to launch her own company in 1994. Sherri opened her first Elite Connections professional matchmaking office in Beverly Hills in 1996 and 21 years later they have the best matchmaking services.
Sherri and her daughter Tammi have hosted a black tie fundraiser (Party with a Purpose) for over a decade that benefits needy LA children. People fly in from as far as NY for the event annually. This is a fabulous event, and she’s had marriages from people that have met while attending. She’s also a huge animal lover and recently hosted her first animal fundraiser for Pug Nation LA.
Sherri’s company, Elite Connections, has been featured on The O Network – Oprah, NBC, The New York Times, Forbes, Variety, Beverly Hills Magazine, Westside Magazine, Westlake Magazine, “Successful Singles Magazine”, Life After 50, Calabasas Style, “Love Works” TV Show, “Love on the Edge” radio talk show – Playboy Radio, European TV, NBC-TV, and the entertainment industry’s #1 trade, Daily Variety. Sherri is co-author of “Matters of the Heart”, a popular dating advice column that appeared in a South Bay newspaper for many years. For Sherri, her biggest satisfaction is seeing people happy together and when there are engagements and marriages it’s even more rewarding.
Tamara was born and raised in Thousand Oaks, California. She graduated from CSU Channel Islands with her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She has worked with Elite Connections since 2000, and is currently Elite Connections VP. A fabulous matchmaker, Tammi meets with clients from Santa Barbara to Orange County. She’s part of the Elite Team that will travel to meet Premium VIP members in other states and countries. This dedication is why Elite Connections has the best matchmaking services.
Tammi has also graciously donated her time at every Party with a Purpose fundraiser and the Children’s Christmas parties. She has managed Elite’s silent auction for the last nine years and, in doing so, has collected thousands of dollars’ worth of silent auction and raffle prizes. Contact her if you have any items you’d like to donate for future fundraisers. Visit the Events page to read more.
Born and raised in Southern California, Keri Roberts graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with dual degrees in English and Spanish. During the mid 80’s, she worked in various facets of the entertainment industry for Telepictures Corporation and Triad Artists, Inc. She has served as a Unit Production Manager in film and as a photo stylist for W Magazine and Women’s Wear Daily.
Keri began her career at an upscale South Bay dating agency–first as a client and then as a staff member. In her first month on the job, she met her own match in prospective client Ken Roberts. They married in 1995, and as a true success story Keri remained dedicated to the business that helped her and dozens of other couples find true love. With her wide scope of contacts, natural knack for networking and genuine passion for guiding people toward their ideal relationship, Keri has introduced the concept of personal matchmaking to hundreds of Los Angeles men and women who swore they would never resort to such an approach. After almost two decades in the matchmaking business, she has seen many couples find each other and the stigma toward matchmaking dissipate. In July of 1998, Keri joined forces with Sherri Murphy of Elite Connections. Together, they share conviction, passion and a dignified approach which helped introduced both of them to their own husbands.
Kim was originally born in Seoul, South Korea and emigrated with her family to Los Angeles at 3 years old. She considers herself to be a Southern California girl with a traditional upbringing and strong values. She worked in high end retail management until 2010, when she was introduced to professional matchmaking. As a true people person, she is able to understand all types of personalities and is passionate about bringing people together.
Rosemary Packard proudly joined forces with Elite Connections in 2002 as a member of the Orange County match making team. She brings many years of match making experience with her. Formerly the owner of Introductions by Rosemary, she has proven herself with the many marriages and couples she has single-handedly brought together. She handles every match with the utmost integrity and care.
As an accomplished dating coach and matchmaker, Rosemary has helped hundreds of singles find love. She has spoken on the topic of dating throughout Southern California. A California native, she attended San Diego State University, CSU, Fullerton, where she earned a B.S. degree and teaching credential. She has been featured in the Orange Coast Magazine as one of the top entrepreneurs in Orange County, as well as being interviewed on the Channel 4 News, many regional magazines and radio shows.
Christina is a graduate of USC and has over 15 years of proven strategic business development, executive sales and management in the corporate world. She has a broad range of experience from the entertainment industry to Managing Director of Sales at a premiere international matchmaking firm. It was a natural progression for Christina as she had always had a penchant for setting up her friends in which four of them resulted in marriage.
She also found the perfect wife for her brother. They have been happily married for fifteen years and have four beautiful children. Christina has been in the matchmaking industry since 2006 and is passionate about her work. She finds it extremely rewarding to helping people find their soul mates.
Eileen Fisher joined with Elite Connections in 2013 as our NY professional matchmaker. Eileen is warm, friendly and a true believer in fate. She believes that you will hear what someone is truly searching for in a relationship simply by listening to them. Eileen was educated at the University of Hartford and has been working as a New York matchmaker for years. She has many successful introductions, including her brother who she introduced to his wife. She met her husband through matchmaking, and they have been married over 18 years, have 2 children and reside in Manhattan and Connecticut. If you’re looking for the best New York Matchmaker call Eileen today.
Alexandra is originally from Sweden and has been living in Miami for several years. She speaks fluent Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English and some German and Spanish. In Sweden she was a politician; 3rd most voted into the city council in her town and Vice President for her party. Alexandra studied psychology in college, is a great people person, listener and natural matchmaker. She believes in love at first sight, and wants to help others find it!
Born in Southern California, raised in Chicago, Veronica is now back in California and ready to stay. Veronica is currently earning her degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences. Ever since starting her career with Elite Connections, she has loved every minute of it. Her favorite part about matchmaking is building truly genuine bonds with her clients and listening to what they have to say. She believes nothing is more rewarding than finding her clients their perfect match.
Veronica has the many qualities a top matchmaker needs to possess; she has always been great with working with many different types of personalities and understanding peoples wants and needs. Elite Connections could not be happier with their newest addition to their Elite Matchmaking Team.