That part of the clientele when I started here, there was nobody under the age of 30.
Now millennials make up 20 per cent of our business, and growing.
So I called the owner up, we met and he hired me on the spot, basically as a gofer.
But I learnt the business from the ground up and obtained my certifications as a matchmaker.
We take it very seriously — and being in charge of the Florida branch also gives us an excuse to visit Florida!
” Did you and your husband meet at Concordia, or through a matchmaking service?
You and your husband Luc Paiement, BComm 81, are co-chairs of Concordia’s major fundraising campaign’s Florida branch.
JSP: “We both love Concordia and would do almost anything to help our alma mater.
One of my electives was psychology and I loved that course so much, I ended up majoring in psychology instead.Intermezzo Collections is the perfect opportunity between the major women’s fashion markets for retailers to discover and shop the current trends in all ready-to-wear classifications—contemporary, activewear, casual and denim.Love is in the eye of the beholder, especially when professional matchmaker Joan Sawaya-Paiement, BComm (acct.) 82, BA (psych.) 08, helps potential partners focus.I think millennials have a tougher time dating than previous generations.” JSP: “Those two apps probably bring me the most business.If you look at Grindr, it’s not guys looking for a serious relationship.
Whereas with a matchmaker, we work on a fixed cost, so the quicker we match you, the more money we make.