As former President of the University of Phoenix, the pioneering institution in the field of online higher education, Bill knows that launching an industry serves more people than launching a business. He plans to repeat his success at TRUmatch, and we plan to leverage his experience taking a company from a single office to a billion dollar public entity! We call him The Great and Powerful Oz, because his magic extends far beyond the curtain.
Leslee Alexander Gibbs
Co-Founder, Dating & Relationship Expert
As top phoenix matchmaker, Leslee is a successful lifetime entrepreneur, owner of TRUmatch and of top national spokesmodel agency, eventpros.com. She earned her reputation discovering a niche in the trade show industry by providing Fortune 500 companies with spokesmodels for events earning instant multi-million dollars success within the company’s first year. Leslee’s decision to bring her expertise to the matchmaking industry was inspired by a successful journey of self-discovery initiated after her own love life had flopped. When she began sharing this knowledge and witnessed others benefiting from her experience, a new passion was born to help people find the same level of happiness and love in a fulfilling relationship. Today she is considered an expert in her field and has appeared on numerous television and radio talk shows including Channel 3 AZfamily.com, KPHO CBS 5 and ABC15. As a respected published columnist, motivational speaker and relationship expert, she has been featured in “Savvy Women Entrepreneurs” as well as numerous industry publications.
Vice President and Relationship Expert
Leslie is a Vice President of TRUmatch, Scottsdale dating coach, matchmaker, and relationship expert. With a background in psychology and numerous certifications in the field of personal coaching, and transformational programs over the past 15 years, she is an expert in helping people recognize and conquer unhealthy life and relationship patterns. Leslie has been a guest on multiple radio talk shows, and presents live seminars and workshops for men. She has the gift of helping others enhance the “quality of life” to bring about loving, fulfilling and intimate relationships. She offers genuine, kind and honest TRUtalk that is appreciated by her clients and massive social media following. Leslie has had the privilege of bringing many successful couples together and creating many “ah ha” moments with her clients. She brings the spice to the table!
National Sales Director
With over 20 years of high-level executive sales and leadership experience and training, Shelly adds a dynamic element to our team. Leading our sales division nationally, she is an expert relationship builder, negotiator and sales strategist. Her robust approach to sales processes and keen attention to detail are instrumental as we develop a national presence. She works on key partnerships and drives sales through innovation and technology. Shelly holds a BA in Psychology and Communications and has been a certified business coach since 2008. She has developed sales teams for several companies both locally and throughout the US.
Krystal is an entrepreneur by nature, it must be her keen curiosity and can do attitude that makes her succeed. Krystal joined the TRUmatch team in 2013 and quickly became “that voice” behind the phone. She built relationships with each new member and is the heart of our Operations. From scheduling to managing the Matching desk; her ability to multi-task allows us to match with such precision. Whether chasing matching candidates through the mall or getting to know new members, she will stop at nothing to get her match. She is a vital part of our team and contributing factor to our high success rate. Krystal began her career as Real Estate Agent where her hard work prevailed and she soon became a Broker. We are glad she found her niche in Matchmaking and so are our clients.
Jen is a serial entrepreneur, trapped in an accountant's body. An artist and lover of all things shiny, she is definitely not your typical bean counter! Jen extensive accounting background and her ability to find humor in every situation makes her a perfect fit with the TRUmatch team. Somebody has to keep things running behind the scenes, right?
Makiah is a creative spirit with a background in recruiting and sales, and a B.A. in Media & Communications from the University of Washington. Her outgoing personality is what drives the focus of her building partnerships between TRUmatch and local businesses. This ambitious and energetic young woman and Washington native has built strong relations in the Pacific Northwest, and is now taking Arizona by storm. Most importantly building strong and personable relationships with each person she works with, and our members. She admires those individuals whom are not afraid to seek help in relationships, and is a strong believer that everyone deserves true love and happiness.
Dating and Relationship Coach
Valarie is a Certified Dating & Relationship Coach, Master Coach Teacher & author of Attract Your Mr. Right. She’s also proof that a woman can attract exactly what she wants in a relationship. She helps take the effort out of attraction & makes it fun. If you’re having trouble attracting the kind of man you want, if you seem to “push away” the men you like, or you feel you’re running out of time – she can help you turn things around.
Zoe is the gatekeeper of all things TRUmatch. From accounting to administrative support Zoe is the light that keeps our fire burning. Her effervescent personality and can do attitude keeps her career path with TRUmatch forging forward. Zoe loves learning the “do’s and don’ts of dating and relationship and is proud of the happy relationship she has formed in her personal life. “TRUmatch made the difference” says Watkin and you can tell the happiness she found by the smile she wears each day!
When you cross a genuine artist with a lawyer, you get the perfect creative director! Troy handles our brand identity, copywriting and design; he also has degrees from Cornell and Harvard, so we let him weigh in on strategy now and then Troy has worked in music, film, and hospitality, and is now on his own mission of discovery with TRUmatch. The more Troy frees his imagination, the cooler his ideas get!