Susan Dunhoff

Susan Dunhoff

Professional Matchmaker and Relationship Expert Susan Dunhoff started The Modern Matchmaker, Inc. in 1991. She met her husband-to-be through her matchmaking firm and married him in March 1994. Susan has a BA in Journalism and MA in Communications from Duquesne University and previously owned a successful marketing communications firm.

Susan loves what she does and finds her career to be very personally rewarding. She said, “We change people’s lives”. Susan works with professionals who are selective, value their confidentiality and want a committed relationship. All of her clients can get a date – but come to The Modern Matchmaker to meet the right date.

   Alexis Buchanan

Alexis Buchanan is the Client Liaison for The Modern Matchmaker. She has a BA in Communications from Chatham University and absolutely loves her job. Alexis is elated when a couple that she helped match declares an exclusive relationship. She genuinely cares about every client and knowing that she plays a key role in their happiness is an extraordinary feeling!

A fun fact about Alexis is that she is a huge football fan! She is currently in three different fantasy football leagues and loves football Sundays.

   Jessica Lehman

Jessica has been recently welcomed to The Modern Matchmaker as a Client Liaison. She is currently in the process of obtaining her BA in Psychology as well as finishing her certification as a Nutritional Counselor. Jessica is driven by her compassion to help others. She is excited to have joined the team and seeks to be instrumental in the success of our clients.

Jessica has a passion for fitness and is a part-time freelance fitness model. She also enjoys participating in outdoor/extreme activities. Jessica is an avid traveler as well, and has experienced the beauty of Bulgaria, Thailand, and Maldives to list a few. She recently joined the Foster Farm as a foster parent. She finds joy helping pets that need temporary care until they have found their forever homes.

   Debbie Havrilla

Debbie is a Professional Scout for The Modern Matchmaker. Debbie is a mother to 6 and grandmother to 9. She grew up in Pittsburgh and loves the city so much that she raised her own family here as well. Besides spending time with her grandchildren, she loves to stay active. Running and weight lifting are her go-to workouts. She loves cooking delicious meals for her family and her guilty pleasure is reality tv. Vacationing at Deep Creek and frequenting wine festivals is how she loves to spend her free time. Her full-time job is with a well-known cardiology practice, but her true passion is helping others find their soul mate. Debbie has been married for 37 years and genuinely enjoys being able to help others find someone to share their life with. She truly is talented when it comes to matchmaking because she has a knack for reading personality and has successfully matched many happy couples. Debbie takes the time and attention to understand the needs of each one of her clients. She makes their happiness her priority.

She is very talented regarding matchmaking and has successfully matched many happy couples. Debbie understands the needs of each one of her clients and makes their happiness her priority.

   Yvette Dirani

Yvette is a Professional Scout for The Modern Matchmaker. She is excited to join the team and help clients find their perfect match. A strong, independent woman, Yvette has 2 amazing daughters and works full time for an investment company in Downtown Pittsburgh.

A romantic at heart, she loves love and is passionate about the matchmaking process. Yvette is a huge country music fan and a self-proclaimed cat lover!  Yvette is also involved in Pittsburgh Fashion Week and owns her own cookie business!

   Michele Demel

Michele is a Professional Scout and Image Consultant for The Modern Matchmaker. She has a genuine interest in people and is excited to help our clients meet the love of their life. People are drawn to her welcoming smile, warm nature, and overall happiness she exudes. If you are interested in updating your look as you enter into the dating world, Michele has successfully helped individuals reach their goals through our exclusive Image Consulting program which has been getting rave reviews from our clients.

Michele also sells Sabika jewelry. Her ability to establish a rapport and meaningful connection with her clients has landed her in the top sales position each year. In addition, Michele has a love for children and has worked in childcare for the last 15 years. She is passionate about travel and has explored Rome, Vienna, Barcelona, and most recently Santorini.