Kristen resides in Northern Virginia and is happily married with a blended family of 5 children! Kristen earned a Bachelor's degree in Biology, with a minor in Psychology as well as her Master's Degree from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. In her former life she was a high school Biology teacher at Oakton High School in Vienna, VA as well as the owner of a small private school for children in Haymarket, VA. She now uses her teaching skills and background to teach the "lesson of love". Kristen began her matchmaking career at the ripe old age of 16 when she successfully played matchmaker for her own father introducing him to her current Stepmother over 20 years ago! That successful relationship was the first of many as Kristen cultivated her intuitive gift of reading people and bringing compatible people together with many of her friends and family members. She is currently a monthly contributor with Northern Virginia Magazine as a Matchmaking expert and continues to be incredibly successful assisting people find and keep love in their lives through her work as Executive Director of Matchmaking with Master Matchmakers!
4.6 million people in the U.S. live with a developmental disability... and that hasn't stopped these people from achieving their dreams! There are literally thousands of people and organizations supporting those with special needs. These 7 inspiring organizations and individuals are proof that once you put your mind to something, and are given a little bit of help, anything is possible!
Inclusion Films, started by veteran filmmaker Joey Travolta (brother of actor John Travolta) in 2007, is a teaching studio for aspiring filmmakers with developmental disabilities.
BUILD is a non-profit organization that uses entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of the youth who are most at-risk of dropping out of high school. More specifically, BUILD supplements traditional education with the skills to develop and run their own small businesses.
They're known around the world for their viral Flashmob Spinning Marriage Proposal video and with the wedding quickly approaching, Adam Keller & Jared Marinelli are kicking it into high-gear to get all the last minute details done for their big day!
Every two years Greenfield Hill Congregational Church in Fairfield, Connecticut displays thousands of flags in honor and remembrance of the American men and women who've fallen in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The site is truly amazing!
Tracy's Dogs is a not-for-profit National Rescue & Transport Initiative for shelter dogs. The focus of the program is to rescue and rehabilitate dogs with pending euthanasia dates residing in kill shelters with the hope of putting them up for adoption to find forever homes!