Paul Carrick Brunson

Paul Carrick Brunson is a professional matchmaker and certified life coach. A former investment banker and business executive with an MBA from Georgetown University, he founded One Degree from Me, a premier matchmaking and life-coaching company in 2009, and has matched over three thousand people on dates, resulting in over three hundred long-term matches.  Brunson is a weekly columnist for and he recently signed a television deal with Oprah’s OWN network to co-host a show on love and dating in Summer 2012.  He lives in Washington, D.C., with Jill, his wife of ten years, and their son, Kingston.