Meet the Team
Great relationships start with great people. Our experienced team of matchmakers and dating experts work closely with you to find that perfect match.
Paula Pardel - Owner & CEO
Paula is passionate about helping singles find true connection. She combines old world intuition with modern technology to provide a fresh perspective on matchmaking. Her determined attitude and hard work have built Bloom Matchmaking into the successful matchmaking service it is today. Paula’s warm personality and authentic eagerness put clients at ease immediately. She leaves no stone unturned when it comes to servicing her clients.
Paula is a devoted mom of two and lives in Central Virginia. She is a member of Matchmakers Alliance and the local Chamber of Commerce.
Award-winning dating and relationship expert, Hunt Ethridge brings over ten years of experience helping people become the best, most dateable versions of themselves.
Erika Ettin is an online dating expert and dating coach who helps people navigate the world of online dating.