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Insider’s Guide To Colorado Matchmakers [2023 Edition]
There’s no shortage of Colorado matchmakers, so deciding which ones are even worth considering can be a challenge.
Thanks to this quick guide to the best Colorado matchmaking services, you’ve got 4 great options right here.
Make sure to read until the very end. You don’t want to miss the expert advice that will help ensure you’re making the right decision!
Colorado Matchmaker: Kris Kenny
Service: Kris Kenny Connections
Kris Kenny left her career as an executive recruiter in San Francisco to become a matchmaker. After getting her feet wet at a national dating service, she decided to start her own boutique matchmaking service in Colorado.
Singles in Denver, Vail, Aspen and Boulder, typically in their 30s to 50s, successful professionally, and seeking a long-term relationship.
Cost & Contract
$4,600 - $22,000+, a contract is required.
What To Expect from Kris Kenny Connections
This Colorado matchmaker offers two types of membership - Classic and VIP.
A Classic membership comes with 6 or 12 matches, depending on whether you want a 6 or 1-year contract. The shorter contract comes with 3 months of hold time, the longer one includes 6 months. The hold time comes with one caveat - you must use it in 30-day increments.
With the Classic membership, Kenny and her team will find matches in her database of 5,000 or so Colorado singles.
If you’d like “scouting” done on your behalf (meaning Kenny will also look for matches outside of her database) that starts at $15,000 for at least 2 dates a month over the course of a year. It's $22,000 if you want at least 4 dates a month. The VIP membership comes with 6 months of hold time, with the same rule applying.
The matchmaking process is straightforward. The details of your dates will be arranged, and Kenny makes herself available for feedback afterward so she can fine tune her search. She also offers coaching as needed.
Colorado Matchmakers: Jill Kelleher & Amber Kelleher-Andrews
Service: Kelleher International
Unlike Kris Kenny Connections, Kelleher International isn’t based in Colorado. You’ll find the headquarters on the West Coast, and an affiliated matchmaking team in Denver.
As CEO Amber Kelleher explains, this is not a “mass market” dating agency. Instead, these high-end matchmakers only work with a handful of intelligent, affluent and professional singles at a time.
Cost & Contract
$30,000 - $300,000+, a contract is required.
What To Expect From Kelleher International
After going through the screening process, you’ll decide if you’d like to meet singles in Denver, or expand your search nationally or even internationally. That will help determine the final cost of your membership. Membership contracts last 1 to 3 years and include an additional year’s worth of hold time.
Throughout the course of your membership, you’ll likely meet somewhere in the vicinity of 8 to 12 matches, pulled from their internal database of 50,000. Your Denver matchmaker can also scout locally, although that will increase the cost of your matchmaking services.
As your matches are found, if there’s mutual interest in the introduction you can meet in person, then let your matchmaker know how the date turned out.
Colorado Matchmaker: April Davis
Service: LUMA Luxury Matchmaking
LUMA (also branded Luxe Matchmaking) is a national service like Kelleher, but it’s based in Minneapolis with an office in Denver.
As the name implies, LUMA is a high-end matchmaking service that caters to successful singles who want a serious relationship with another “Total Package” type person.
Cost & Contract
$2,800 - $100,000, a contract is required.
What To Expect From LUMA
LUMA matchmaking cost varies, as packages are tailored to suit individual members. There’s also the option to list your profile as one of the 20,000+ singles in their internal database, which you can do for free. But if you want guaranteed matches you’ll need to pay for a membership.
LUMA’s matchmaking process is straightforward - your matchmaker will find up to 40 Denver singles in the database who seem to resemble what you’re seeking in an ideal partner.
She’ll then arrange an in-person interview with the most promising of those matches, and narrow down the candidate list even further. That’s the group you’ll be introduced to one by one, with a guarantee of meeting at least 3 people.
If you hit it off with one (or more) and there’s mutual desire for a second date, simply exchange contact info during the first one and arrange to see each other again.
If you don’t end up wanting to see any of your LUMA matches again, you can arrange to purchase more introductions and your matchmaker will begin the screening all over again.
Scott Valdez, VIDA Select
VIDA Select offers high-end matchmaking services without the high-end price tag - and allows clients to pay on a monthly basis rather than commit to 6 or 12 months at a time.
In fact, thanks to VIDA’s blend of traditional and modern matchmaking, clients typically meet their “perfect match” after 11 dates!
Successful, discerning professionals looking to meet high-quality singles.
Cost & Contract
Clients can choose from 3 levels of service: Basic, Premium and Elite.
How much your matchmaking service costs is highly correlated with how many hours should be dedicated to your search each month. Factors including how many different cities you'd like included and the complexity of your ideal match criteria help determine your package level.
Basic matchmaking packages begin at $995/month. Starting at just $1595/month, clients can also opt for one of VIDA's Premium matchmaking packages. Elite packages start at just $2395/month.
What To Expect From VIDA Select
After a quick screening process to make sure VIDA Select is the right matchmaking service for you, your matchmaker will get to know exactly what type of person you’re hoping to meet.
Every client has unlimited matching potential, which means you’ll never be asked to compromise on your dealbreakers - each match is pre-screened by you! After checking out a full profile and photographs, you can express an interest in meeting or pass on the candidate entirely.
Because there’s no lengthy contract involved, you can stop your service whenever you want to focus on dating a particular match.
For that matter, you can stop service to travel, take a break from dating, or for any other reason! VIDA offers flexible matchmaking service that’s customized to fit your schedule.
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Hiring The Right Colorado Matchmaker Starts With Doing The Right Research
Considering a dating agency that’s not listed here? No matter which Colorado matchmakers you’re considering, making the right investment means asking smart questions during your consultation.
These 5 are a great place to start:
A quick check of local reviews on sites like Yelp and Google makes it pretty apparent that quality can vary widely when it comes to matchmaking. Answers to questions like the ones above help determine how a particular company approaches the process.
There’s no “right” or “wrong” way, but you do want to find a matchmaker with whom you feel comfortable. So determine for yourself what answers you want to see, and proceed accordingly.
With many matchmaking services, you’ll be asked to sign a contract and pay for the services up front. Depending on the dating service, that could be a sizable investment.
And even if it isn’t, putting some thought into whether or not you want to pre-pay for service you haven’t experienced yet is something you want to do. Once that money changes hands, there’s not much you can do to get it refunded in the event of problems later on.
On the hand, matchmakers at companies like VIDA where clients pay on a month-to-month basis have a pretty big incentive to work hard for you - if you’re not happy, you won’t continue!
Not having a contract also makes it easy to pause or stop your service whenever you’d like to date a match exclusively, or if life throws something unexpected at you and you need to take a dating break. With VIDA, you’re in control every step of the way.
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Why Choose VIDA Select?
Since 2009, thousands of clients have discovered true love thanks to VIDA Select’s fresh, modern approach to matchmaking – which has finally thrown blind dates and long-term contracts out the window. This isn't your grandmother’s matchmaking!
Instead of working with a single matchmaker using a small rolodex of potential partners, VIDA Select’s matchmaking team taps into the world’s largest database of available singles. We’ll quickly identify the matches who check all of your boxes so you can finally experience true chemistry. Are you ready to become our next success story? Schedule your complimentary consultation now by clicking the button below!