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Victoria’s #1 personalized
matchmaking service for singles & professionals.

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The Story of Executive Search Dating™

Executive Search Dating is North America’s first and only Dating Headhunter®. Proactive Victoria matchmakers for busy singles. The company was founded by Paddi Rice in 2004, and is based in BC, Canada.

Paddi returned to BC in 2002 after completing his MBA at one of Europe’s leading business schools, only to discover a lack of suitable dating options for busy, successful professionals like himself. He had grown tired of the bar scene, and found online dating to be time consuming, frustrating and ineffective. There had to be a more intelligent way to date!

“What I really needed,” said Paddi “was a Dating Headhunter for my personal life!” Seeing the need for an evolution in the dating world catering to busy, successful professionals, Paddi created Executive Search Dating in 2004.

Executive Search Dating is a fun, discreet and highly effective way to enhance your personal life and meet other quality single professionals in BC.


The Executive Search Dating Story

Executive Search Dating Presdent Paddi Rice explains how and why he started the company, and what has made it Victoria’s #1 personalized matchmaking service for singles and professionals.

Following a free consultation with one of our matchmakers, matches will be hand selected for you based upon a range of criteria such as personality, interests and values. While some matches will be selected from our database, others will be proactively sought out specifically for you.

Executive Search Dating’s Victoria matchmakers carry out this task, searching all of Greater Victoria for single professionals who could be potential matches. All of these matches are pre-screened through interviews and reference checks to ensure suitability and security. This headhunting and screening process not only helps to ensure positive dating experiences, it also greatly enhances the chances of finding the perfect match.

At Executive Search Dating, we know how busy successful professionals are in today’s world. That is why we strive to make dating experiences as simple and as straightforward as possible. All of the scheduling and other date arrangements will be taken care of for you so all you have to do is show up and enjoy yourself. Our personalized Victoria matchmaking services also ensure confidentiality as no personal or contact details will ever be shared.

Our experienced Victoria matchmakers are dedicated to enhancing the dating experiences of successful, single professionals by personalizing the process. We know how time-consuming and frustrating traditional dating methods such as the bar scene and online dating can be, and that’s why we strive to make the process as stress-free and as successful as we can by handling all of the details on your behalf and by ensuring more suitable matches.

We are also on a mission to continuously improve the services we provide. After every date that we arrange on your behalf, you will be able to provide us with a match rating on a scale of 1 to 10 so we can work to provide you with better matches and better service on an ongoing basis.

With Executive Search Dating’s proactive dating professionals working on your behalf, you can enjoy enhanced dating experiences without the stress and hassles that dating typically involves. Our Victoria matchmaking professionals will take care of all the headhunting and date arrangements on your behalf so you can simply relax and enjoy meeting great matches.

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