CASSIE ZAMPA-KEIM

FOUNDER, CEO

Cassie Zampa-Keim is a renowned dating and relationship strategist, author, speaker, workshop leader, and coach.  She is the founder and CEO of Innovative Match, a national relationship-services firm, and author of the syndicated "Ask Cass" blog.

One of the industry's leading experts on dating after fifty, Cassie has created a new map for transforming her clients' dating lives, using decades of successful singles coaching, technological insight, intuition, and a compassionate heart.

Cassie began her career almost thirty years ago working at one of the nation's top matchmaking firms. She channeled her fierce innovative spirit and extensive personal network to quickly create a thriving national client base. Enthralled by technology's impact on the dating landscape, she was one of the early pioneers of using online dating with clients.

Cassie launched Innovative Match to incorporate her dating strategies with a personalized coaching approach, to better help clients in the prime of their lives ride the wave of a new dating world. She and her team develop a holistic view of each client to customize their experience, applying principles from Cassie's background as a certified life coach.

Recognized as one of the World's Top Dating Experts in 2016 by Older Dating UK,Cassie holds a BA in communications and psychology and is a graduate of Harvard Business School's Executive Entrepreneurship Program. She also studied at Cambridge University in England.

PATRICIA K. CONWAY

GENERAL COUNSEL, INNOVATIVE MATCH, LLC AND INNOVATIVE MATCH VENTURES

Patricia K. Conway, a partner in the firm of Vasquez, Estrada & Conway, LLP, is the General Counsel for Innovative-Match LLC and Innovative-Match Ventures. Distinguished as the youngest member of her graduating class (University of San Francisco) to become a partner in a law firm, Patricia was also named "Rising Star" in Northern California Super Lawyer Magazine's 2009 and 2010 publications.

Patricia received a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy in 1993 from Santa Clara University and earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Francisco in 1996, where she received an American Jurisprudence Award in Real Property.   An active law alumna of the school, Patricia mentors visiting LLM students chaired the USF Women Lawyer's Scholarship Committee.

Patricia has dual citizenship with the U.S. and the European Union, has traveled extensively through Europe and speaks Czech, Slovak, French and German in addition to English.

DANIELLE MACHOTKA

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, CONTENT AND COMMUNICATIONS

Danielle believes that the English language is rich and good communication is critical. As a writer, editor, and collaborator, her goal is to deliver content to the IM community clearly, quickly, and, if appropriate, with some fun.

She is the founder and CEO of GlobalScribe Communications, a marketing-services firm that has supported industry-leading companies for nearly two decades.  Clients have included design professionals, engineers, high-tech firms, marketing professionals, and anyone looking for lively copy that clearly communicates their message. She works across a spectrum of communication mediums: web, books, direct mail, print collateral, articles, proposals, internal communications, and award submittals. She is a Phi Beta Kapa graduate from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and holds a Master’s degree from the University of Washington.

Danielle worked with Founder and CEO Cassie Zampa-Keim to produce her new book, Finding Love After 50.

TINA KHIANI

DIRECTOR, SOCIAL MEDIA

With an eye for the original and a passion for all things digital, Tina Khiani serves as Innovative Match’s (IM's) Social Media Community Manager. Tina champions IM’s continuous innovation online by sharing rich content with the IM community, spearheading engagement across the web, leading social platforms and working to connect clients with the right resources.

Tina’s fascination with the ways in which social media can be leveraged to connect services to communities can be traced to her years at NYC’s prestigious Stuyvesant High School (named one of the nation’s best high schools by US News and World Report). As an undergraduate at the University of California (USC) she interned at Ranker.com, contributing to community and viral marketing initiatives. She then worked with nonprofits in the public health sector both abroad and in the US. There, she expanded web presences and digital communities as well as worked on online initiatives to provide health care in underserved areas.

Tina holds a BA in Psychology and a MS in Global Medicine (2013) from theUSC. In addition to overseeing IM’s digital initiatives, Tina is continuing health care studies at New York University.

LUCINDA ROGERS

MANAGER, OPERATIONS

Lucinda has always been passionate about all things communications, psychology, and helping people. Hailing from South Carolina, Lucinda watched as her father, a state legislator for ten years, fought for human rights, education, and community service. Lucinda always knew she would continue this family legacy of being of service to others.

One way she has done this is through acting and storytelling. Lucinda left home at age 15 to study intensively at the prestigious South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts, and then continued on to get a BFA at Southern Methodist University, where she graduated magna cum laude. Since then, Lucinda has made her mark as an accomplished professional actress, working extensively in theater, television and film.

Lucinda is also an seasoned business leader and advocate of community service. She has managed marketing and communications projects for global brands such as Prada and Douglas Elliman. She continues her work with the Lighthouse Guild, where she tutors visually impaired students. She loves working with the Innovative Match community, and helping singles to network, be their best selves and find the relationship that's right for them.

ELIZABETH HITCHCOCK

LEAD BOARD DIRECTOR, INNOVATIVE MATCH VENTURES

Elizabeth is a proud board director for Innovative Match.com. Elizabeth chairs the committee focused on helping IM to expand its products and services portfolio, in order to help 45+ singles find their next, and best, relationship. Widowed at a young age, Elizabeth experienced first-hand what re-entry into the dating world is like. She immersed herself in all things "relationships": web content, online dating, books, fix-ups, coaching and more! She combines this intimate knowledge of the dating world with her passion to help members of the IM community find their best match. 

Elizabeth is the founder and CEO of Confidence-Gym.com.  She has nearly three decades of global leadership experience, having worked at senior sales, channels and business development at Fortune 50 firms such as Microsoft and IBM. She was named a "Top #Nifty50 Woman Writer" on Twitter and has been widely featured in the media, in publications such as The MIT Sloan Management Review, Harvard Business Review and European Business Digest. An advocate for women, Elizabeth was co-chair of Women at Microsoft, and is a frequent speaker at women's conferences and graduate schools. She has a BA (cum laude) from Vassar College, an MBA from New York University, and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School.