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PEGGY JEAN CAMPBELL
Business development manager/account executive, CTS Inc.

Age:
32
Originally from: Louisville, Ky.
Lives in: Westside
Education: University of Louisville
Perfect mate: Someone who is ambitious, confident, kind, protective, loyal and reliable
Biggest turn-ons: Country boys, chivalry, passion, a little PDA and good kissers
Biggest turnoffs: A man who doesn’t value rolling up his sleeves and working hard, or being rude and cocky
Longest relationship: Three and a half years
Weekend go-tos: I travel a lot, but if I’m in town, you’d find me out to dinner with my gals or enjoying brunch on a patio in Buckhead.
Ideal date: As long as someone has put thought into a date and picks me up, opens my door and puts me first, I would consider that a successful date.
Hobbies: Working out, cooking, baking sweet treats, shooting guns with my dad and brother, and playing with my dogs
Favorite restaurants: Barcelona Wine Bar, JCT. Kitchen & Bar, O-Ku Atlanta and Nuevo Laredo
If you peeked at my playlist, you’d find... a good mix of rap, country and pop music.
Who should play you in your biopic and why? I’ve been told my personality is similar to Leslie Mann’s, but I’d prefer Blake Lively because I have a super girl crush on her.
Part of the body you notice first: Smile
I know I’m in love when... I think of the person’s happiness before my own and even their flaws seem perfect.
Celebrity crushes: Julian Edelman, Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hardy
Describe yourself in three words: Passionate, ambitious and thoughtful
When I want to feel sexy, I... turn on The Weeknd and take a bubble bath.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given? Never settle for anything less than passion, obsession and someone you can’t live without.
My greatest ambition in life is to... be a mother.
Signature drink: Champagne
The key to my heart is... making time for us. My love language is touch, so something as simple as holding my hand goes a long way. 

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JULIA EZE
Nurse practitioner, Emory University Hospital

Age:
32
Originally from: Decatur, Ala.
Lives in: Midtown
Education: Mercer University (MSN-FNP) and Georgia State University (undergraduate)
Perfect mate: Someone who is intellectual, stable and funny
Biggest turn-ons: Sexy cologne, a beautiful smile, the ability to make me laugh, being a gentleman and bringing me flowers before a date
Biggest turnoffs: A big ego, flashy clothes, a wandering eye, neediness and coming on too strong
Longest relationship: Four years
Weekend go-tos: The BeltLine, Ponce City Market, Rose Bar and Sivas
Ideal date: A nice dinner followed by a theater show
Hobbies: Health-care vlogging (@thenursejulia), volunteering, working out, cooking and hanging out with my friends and family
Favorite restaurants: Houston’s, Ruth’s Chris Steak House and any great Mexican spot—it’s my favorite!
If you peeked at my playlist, you’d find... Calvin Harris, Future and Wizkid.
Who should play you in your biopic and why? Lupita Nyong’o because she’s a dynamic actress
Proudest professional moment: Completing graduate school
Part of the body you notice first: Teeth
I know I’m in love when... I’m OK with public displays of affection.
Celebrity crushes: David Beckham and Serge Ibaka
Something people would never guess about you: I’m a bit shy.
Describe yourself in three words: Funny, compassionate and hardworking
When I want to feel sexy, I... pamper myself.
Who, dead or alive, would you want to meet most? Mother Teresa
My greatest ambition in life is to... make a difference in the lives of others.
My guilty pleasure is... all things fried!
Signature drink: Vodka with a splash of cranberry juice, pineapple juice and OJ
The key to my heart is... treating me like I’m the only girl in the world. 

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JOHN VION
Director of business development, TransPerfect

Age:
27
Originally from: Coral Springs, Fla.
Lives in: Old Fourth Ward
Education: Florida Atlantic University
Perfect mate: Someone who is genuine, down-to-earth and funny
Biggest turn-ons: Smile and eyes
Biggest turnoffs: Being pretentious or stuck-up
Longest relationship: One and a half years
Weekend go-tos: The pool, golf course or out with friends
Ideal date: Taking a bike ride down the BeltLine and stopping at a few places along the way for a drink
Hobbies: Golf and cooking
Favorite restaurants: The Original El Taco, The Ivy Buckhead and Two Urban Licks
If you peeked at my playlist, you’d find... country, rap and rock. I’m pretty eclectic.
If you had to appear on a reality show, what would it be and why? Jeopardy or Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. I enjoy trivia.
Who should play you in your biopic and why? Leonardo DiCaprio. He’s my favorite actor.
Proudest professional accomplishment: Beating a PGA Tour pro in a playoff to advance to the U.S. Open final stage of qualifying
Part of the body you notice first: Smile and eyes
I know I’m in love when... I smile just thinking about them.
Celebrity crushes: Jennifer Aniston, Mila Kunis and Alicia Vikander
Something people would never guess about you: I’m pretty nerdy. I love the Science Channel and history.
When I want to feel sexy, I... go to the gym for a workout.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given? Be in the present.
Who inspires you? My parents
Who, dead or alive, would you want to meet most? Albert Einstein
My greatest ambition in life is to... make the largest impact I can.
My guilty pleasure is... cookies.
Signature drink: Scotch on the rocks
The key to my heart is... great shoulder massages. 

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TIM HOURIHAN
Financial advisor, Merrill Lynch

Age:
26
Originally from: Monroe, N.Y.
Lives in: Buckhead
Education: University of Central Florida
Perfect mate: Someone who is loyal, driven, intelligent, petite and dresses well
Biggest turn-ons: Nice eyes, confidence, independence and wit
Biggest turn-offs: Insecurity, nagging and being judgmental
Longest relationship: Two and a half years
Weekend go-tos: The golf course, lake or going out in Buckhead
Ideal date: Dinner, then a concert or a sporting event—just something fun and casual
Hobbies: Golf, traveling, going to the gym and wakeboarding
Favorite restaurants: Bartaco, Gypsy Kitchen and JCT. Kitchen & Bar
Who should play you in your biopic and why? Matt Damon. I’m a big fan of his movies, and I’ve been told we have a similar look.
Proudest professional moment: Helping individuals and families who may not have any financial plan in place put together a strategy that will help them reach the goals they wish to achieve
Part of the body you notice first: Smile
I know I’m in love when... I feel comfortable introducing the person to my family.
Celebrity crushes: Kate Beckinsale and Mila Kunis
Who inspires you? My best friend, Ryan Kaufman, who was diagnosed with cancer at 24 and beat it twice
My greatest ambition in life is to... build a successful practice and career, and to eventually become a great father and husband.
Signature drink: Tito’s Handmade Vodka with soda
The key to my heart is... a great smile, a good laugh and someone who I really enjoying spending time with. 

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LAUREN CERNUTO
Licensed realtor and operations director for Getzinger Group, Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty

Age:
29
Originally from: Naples, Fla.
Lives in: Brookhaven
Education: Florida State University
Perfect mate: Someone who is driven, family-oriented, self-motivated, compassionate and goofy
Biggest turn-ons: A sense of humor, confidence and being in good shape
Biggest turnoffs: Neediness or insecurity
Longest relationship: Two and a half years
Weekend go-tos: Open houses, duh! Outside of work, I enjoy being active and hanging with my girls.
Ideal date: Heading outdoors and enjoying something fun like a concert or a ball game, followed by a casual dinner
Hobbies: Working out and traveling the world
Favorite restaurants: Bartaco, Del Frisco’s Grille, Menchie’s, Newk’s Eatery and West Egg Cafe
If you peeked at my playlist, you’d find... all types of music, from rap and country to EDM and gospel.
If you had to appear on a reality show, what would it be and why? Dancing With the Stars. I’m very competitive, and it would be a great workout.
Who should play you in your biopic and why? Jennifer Lawrence because she’s awesome. She seems to be very down to earth and doesn’t care what people think.
Proudest professional moment: Getting my real estate license in both Georgia and Florida
Part of the body you notice first: Smile
I know I’m in love when... I can’t say his name without smiling, and I look forward to seeing him every day.
Celebrity crushes: Liam Hemsworth, Theo James and Ashton Kutcher
Something people would never guess about you: I have a tattoo.
When I want to feel sexy, I... put on a crop top and go dancing!
My guilty pleasure is... Savi Provisions’ chocolate-chip sea-salt cookies.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given? This is your life. Do what you love and do it often.
Who inspires you? My family
The key to my heart is... laughter, breakfast in bed and a good back massage.

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STEPHANIE MURRAY
Medical sales representative, Zimmer Biomet

Age:
23
Originally from: Tampa, Fla.
Lives in: Buckhead
Education: University of Georgia
Perfect mate: Someone who is intelligent, spontaneous, loyal and funny
Biggest turn-ons: Nice eyes, a good smile and ambition
Biggest turnoffs: Being cocky or controlling
Longest relationship: Two and a half years
Weekend go-tos: Piedmont Park, Ponce City Market and KnuckleUp Fitness
Ideal date: Doing something adventurous outside, followed by a nice dinner
Hobbies: Kickboxing, surfing, hiking, Spikeball and throwing the football
Favorite restaurants: Barcelona Wine Bar and True Food Kitchen
If you had to appear on a reality show, what would it be and why? Keeping Up With the Kardashians because it’s my guilty pleasure
Proudest professional moment: Getting into my profession right out of college and moving up quickly
Part of the body you notice first: Eyes
Worst pickup line: Are your brothers Aaron and Josh Murray?
I know I’m in love when... I make you a big priority in my life.
Celebrity crushes: Eric Decker and Chris Hemsworth
When I want to feel sexy, I... dress up and go out.
Signature drink: A blueberry mojito
The key to my heart is... food and a bomb foot massage.

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CARNELL ROBERTS
Speech language pathologist, WellStar Atlanta Medical Center; and co-owner/event planner, AFYEvents

Age:
28
Originally from: Thomaston, Ga.
Lives in: Buckhead
Education: Valdosta State University (M.Ed.) and University of Georgia (undergraduate)
Perfect mate: Someone who has a good sense of humor and is self-confident, determined and sincere
Biggest turn-ons: Intelligence, wit and skills on the dance floor
Biggest turnoffs: Nail biters and tardiness
Longest relationship: A year and a half
Weekend go-tos: The Buckhead scene or coordinating an event
Ideal date: Dinner and a bottle of wine, followed by testing out those dance moves
Hobbies: Exercise and traveling
Favorite restaurants: Barcelona Wine Bar, Gunshow, The Ivy Buckhead and Venkman’s
If you peeked at my playlist, you’d find... a good mix of early 2000s hip-hop and a little Taylor Swift, Kilo and Adele.
If you had to appear on a reality show, what would it be and why? Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. It combines two of my favorite things (food and traveling), and I am all about that life.
Who should play you in your biopic and why? Chris Tucker because he would have some hysterical commentary about my life
Proudest professional moment: Starting an event-planning company with my best friend
Part of the body you notice first: Legs
I know I’m in love when... I try to bite my lip so I won’t smile.
Celebrity crushes: Charlize Theron, followed by a man crush on James Franco
Describe yourself in three words: Witty, sarcastic and optimistic
Who inspires you? My patients
My greatest ambition in life is to... plan Taylor Swift’s first, second and third weddings.
Signature drink: Vodka with water and lemon
The key to my heart is... quick wit.

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DREW PETKOFF
Professional athlete and director of lacrosse initiatives, Georgia Swarm Lacrosse; and lacrosse/fitness coach

Age:
31
Originally from: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Lives in: Duluth
Education: University of Windsor
Perfect mate: I love to read and stay active, so, generally, I look for someone who wants to participate or have conversations about these things.
Biggest turn-ons: Medium amounts of sass and staying active
Biggest turnoffs: Snapchat stories during which you talk for four minutes straight
Longest relationship: Six years
Weekend go-tos: Coaching, teaching and playing lacrosse, or going out in Buckhead
Ideal date: Hitting up a local bookstore or coffee shop, or going out for drinks and sushi
Hobbies: Reading, watching documentaries, exercise, playing sports and failing at cooking
Favorite restaurants: Arena Tavern, Bartaco, Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall and Yard House
If you peeked at my playlist, you’d find... rap, metal or EDM for tough gym days or to get me fired up for a game; or country and acoustic music when I’m looking to relax.
If you had to appear on a reality show, what would it be and why? MTV’s The Challenge. Aside from the drama, traveling and participating in the activities would be a dream.
Proudest professional moment: Winning three Canadian national lacrosse championships
I know I’m in love when... I enjoy every step of the process of being together.
Celebrity crushes: Nina Agdal and Anna Kendrick
Who, dead or alive, would you want to meet most? Ernest Hemingway
My greatest ambition in life is to... own a wellness company as well as operate a nonprofit to help youth learn leadership skills through sports and outdoor activities.
I can’t get enough of... learning.
Signature drink: A maple old-fashioned (Canadian maple syrup and whiskey)
The best gift I’ve ever been given was... my dog, Peaches.
The key to my heart is... exploring or exercising with me. Be understanding and supportive of me and allow me to do the same for you

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JENNIFER CRANE
Retail leasing representative, EDENS

Age: 29
Originally from: Leesburg, Va.
Lives in: Buckhead
Education: The George Washington University (graduate certificate) and Virginia Tech (undergraduate)
Perfect mate: Someone who is intelligent, ambitious and has quick wit!
Biggest turn-ons: Intellect, confidence and a great smile
Biggest turnoff: Arrogance
Longest relationship: Three years
Weekend go-tos: Having dinner with friends on the Westside, playing squash at Life Time Fitness or hanging out in Piedmont Park with my golden retriever
Ideal date: Anything spontaneous and different! Whether it’s a restaurant I haven’t tried before or going sky diving, I’m up for anything.
Hobbies: Traveling and distance running. I’m competing in my fourth Marine Corps Marathon in October.
Favorite restaurants: Bartaco, JCT. Kitchen & Bar, O-Ku Atlanta and South City Kitchen
The gutsiest thing I’ve ever done for love was... travel around the south of France with a guy I met while vacationing with friends in Monaco.
If you peeked at my playlist, you’d find... Calvin Harris, Van Morrison and George Strait.
If you had to appear on a reality show, what would it be and why? Shark Tank. I have a very entrepreneurial mindset.
Proudest professional moment: I represented the landlord in the lease negotiation of the second-ever Rent the Runway location in the United States.
I know I’m in love when... even the most uneventful things are made fun just by being together.
Celebrity crushes: Tom Brady and Colin Egglesfield
Something people would never guess about you: I’m a big nerd. I love watching documentaries and reading nonfiction books every chance I get.
Signature drink: Rosé or a glass of Chianti
The key to my heart is... to take me somewhere I’ve never been before.

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KELLY NEEL
Marketing coordinator, SK Commercial Realty

Age:
25
Originally from: Marietta
Lives in: Brookhaven
Education: Florida State University
Perfect mate: Someone who is confident, loyal and considerate; has a sense of adventure; and strives to be the best version of themselves.
Biggest turn-ons: Humor, wit, intelligence, a sense of style and great scruff
Biggest turnoffs: Poor manners, jealousy, selfishness and a lack of ambition
Longest relationship: Two years
Weekend go-tos: Big Sky Buckhead, Five Paces Inn and Gold Room. I’m also into exploring different parts of Atlanta.
Ideal date: I love trying new restaurants, but concerts or a sporting event are always fun too!
Hobbies: Traveling, working out, reading and spending time with friends and family
Favorite restaurants: Barcelona Wine Bar, The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill, Kevin Rathbun Steak, The Optimist, Saltyard and Tin Lizzy’s Cantina
Who should play you in your biopic and why? Megan Fox. I think she’s so cool and mysterious.
Part of the body you notice first: Eyes or biceps
I know I’m in love when... I can’t stop thinking about them, and I’m constantly looking for ways to make them smile.
Celebrity crushes: Justin Bieber, Eric Decker, Scott Eastwood and Theo James
Something people would never guess about you: I’m a sucker for any holistic good-vibe, good-juju remedy.
When I want to feel sexy, I... hit the gym, then get dolled up and go out with my girlfriends.
Who inspires you? My older brother, Casey. He’s been my role model since Day One.
Who, dead or alive, would you want to meet most? Stevie Nicks. Her confidence is amazing, and I’m a huge Fleetwood Mac fan.
Signature drink: A glass of cabernet
The key to my heart is... thoughtfulness and showing me how much you care. Being able to goof around with me doesn’t hurt either!

(10 of 20)

CHASE HILL
Producer, Q100’s The Bert Show

Age:
27
Originally from: Port St. John, Fla.
Lives in: Old Fourth Ward
Education: Guilford College
Perfect mate: Someone who shares a similar interest in sports and the outdoors, but at the same time, someone who can teach me about new things. Opposites attract!
Biggest turn-ons: A confident, smart and career-driven woman with aspirations
Biggest turnoffs: Jealousy, insecurity and taking themselves and everything else too seriously
Longest relationship: Four and a half years
Weekend go-tos: Walking or running on the BeltLine with friends while popping in and out of the various bars and restaurants
Ideal date: Set up a romantic atmosphere and stay in and cook together at home, then walk to a lounge or bar for drinks and fun.
Hobbies: Personal fitness, live music, sports and good films
Favorite restaurants: Ammazza, BeetleCat, Folk Art Restaurant, Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall, Noni’s and The Sound Table
If you peeked at my playlist, you’d find... Band of Horses, Denzel Curry, ELO, J. Cole, Kanye West and My Morning Jacket
If you had to appear on a reality show, what would it be and why? Master Chef because I love to cook, and I’d like to meet Gordon Ramsay
Proudest professional moment: Starting as an intern at Q100 and working my way up as one of the producers of The Bert Show
Part of the body you notice first: Smile
Celebrity crushes: Jennifer Lawrence and Emma Watson
Something people would never guess about you: My passion for the culinary arts
Who inspires you? Hands down, my mother
My guilty pleasure is... fantasy baseball.
Signature drink: Bourbon neat
The key to my heart is... food and laughter.

(11 of 20)

ROB CREWS
President, RC3 Enterprises LLC; and managing partner, Crews

Age:
35
Originally from: Ridgewood, N.J.
Lives in: Brookhaven
Education: Johnson & Wales University
Perfect mate: I love a girl who’s sexy and adorable all rolled into one and who has her own life going on and doesn’t rely on me to occupy all of her time.
Biggest turn-ons: A girl in a snapback, neck kisses and a million-dollar smile
Biggest turnoffs: Insecurity, bad kissers and a lack of ambition
Longest relationship: One and a half years
Weekend go-tos: El Bar, Five Paces Inn, The Ivy Buckhead, Koo Koo Room and The Warren City Club
Ideal date: Something that has us interacting with each other rather than just sitting across from each other at a table or bar
Hobbies: I love to dance, am very into fitness and am newly obsessed with golf.
Favorite restaurants: Antico Pizza, Anis Cafe & Bistro, Local Three Kitchen & Bar, The One Sushi +, Marcel and The Optimist
If you had to appear on a reality show, what would it be and why? I would love to give American Ninja Warrior a try.
Proudest professional moment: As an African-American business owner and protege of my father in our family’s airport-concessions business, I’ve secured our company multiple airport contracts around the United States, almost doubling our gross revenue in the last two years.
I know I’m in love when... I smile just thinking about her when she’s not around.
Celebrity crushes: Nathalie Emmanuel, Anjelah Johnson, Margot Robbie and Sara Sampaio
Something people would never guess about you: I was once an aspiring hip-hop backup dancer. After college, I bartended in New York City to pay the bills, and my free time was spent taking master classes and going to auditions.
I can’t get enough of... making people smile.
The key to my heart is... an unprovoked kiss on my forehead or cheek at the perfect time.

(12 of 20)

CHRISTEN DUMAS
Senior corporate recruiter, Payscape

Age:
29
Originally from: Birmingham, Ala.
Lives in: Buckhead
Education: The University of Alabama
Perfect mate: I look for someone who is godly, confident, loyal, driven, intelligent and challenges me to be a better version of myself.
Biggest turn-ons: Confidence, a good sense of humor, a great smile, good manners, athleticism and an ability to take control
Biggest turnoffs: Smoking, messiness and rudeness
Longest relationship: A year and a half
Weekend go-tos: You’ll find me out in Buckhead or at home with my dog, Simon!
Ideal date: A casual dinner and drinks—especially margaritas!
Favorite restaurants: Antico Pizza, Hal’s, South City Kitchen and Two Urban Licks
If you had to appear on a reality show, what would it be and why? I’d be on the judges’ panel on Top Chef so I could eat the food.
Who should play you in your biopic and why? Jennifer Aniston because she is timeless and is my style icon
Proudest professional moment: Hitting a hiring benchmark at our company that no other recruiter has ever hit
Part of the body you notice first: Teeth and eyes
I know I’m in love when... I put his happiness above my own and when it physically pains me to imagine life without him.
Celebrity crushes: Zac Efron, Chris Hemsworth and Charlie Hunnam
Something people would never guess about you: Probably my ability to DIY things. I love to make things from scratch instead of buying them factory-made.
My greatest ambition in life is to... be an inspiration to others.
My guilty pleasure is... online shopping. I have a problem.
I can’t get enough of... chips, salsa, queso and margaritas. Oh, and a delicious cheese pizza!
Signature drink: A basil and lemon martini
The key to my heart is... just love­—showing me that you care for me speaks so much more loudly than saying it.

(13 of 20)

ASHLEY THOMPSON
Marketing and communications specialist, Amec Foster Wheeler

Age:
28
Originally from: Macomb, Mich.
Lives in: Lawrenceville
Education: The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Perfect mate: Someone who is humble, protective, funny, supersweet and, of course, handsome
Biggest turn-ons: A man with a strong Christian faith who is thoughtful and can push me to be a better person
Biggest turnoffs: Being close-minded, stubborn, selfish and annoying
Longest relationship: Two years
Weekend go-tos: You’d most likely find me at a restaurant in Buckhead with my girlfriends.
Ideal date: I’m pretty simple. Going to dinner at a nice restaurant is all I need, but I also love going to outdoor concerts and festivals.
Hobbies: Blogging, working out, shopping and binge-watching shows on Investigation Discovery
Favorite restaurants: JCT. Kitchen & Bar, Smokebelly BBQ and West Egg Cafe
If you had to appear on a reality show, what would it be and why? P. Diddy’s Making the Band. I was obsessed with that show back in the day.
Who should play you in your biopic and why? Gabrielle Union. She cracks me up, and I think we have similar silly personalities.
Proudest professional moment: Winning the Associated Press best reporter award for my reporting work. I was previously a TV reporter at KNXV-TV ABC15 in Phoenix, Ariz., and WAKA CBS 8 in Montgomery, Ala.
I know I’m in love when... I have constant butterflies.
Celebrity crushes: Idris Elba, Ryan Gosling and Pharrell Williams
Something people would never guess about you: I was a New Orleans Saints cheerleader in 2011!
My greatest ambition in life is to... lead people to Christ; make my family proud; and live a satisfying, content life.
Signature drink: SweetWater 420 Extra Pale Ale or a glass of Champagne
The key to my heart is... patience, kindness and love!

(14 of 20)

BRENDAN FLANAGAN
Attorney, Brendan C. Flanagan, P.C.

Age:
28
Originally from: Bradenton, Fla.
Lives in: Buckhead
Education: John Marshall Law School (J.D.) and Florida State University (undergraduate)
Perfect mate: I look for a woman who is beautiful, confident with herself, cares for others and has a zest for life and love.
Biggest turn-ons: Seductive, bright eyes
Biggest turnoffs: Being materialistic or always talking about money and objects
Longest relationship: One and a half years
Weekend go-tos: After starting my firm, you’d likely find me working. But when I do let loose, it’s usually down in the Highlands or Inman Park. I also like to run in Piedmont Park or the Morningside Nature Preserve.
Ideal date: A yoga or Fast Twitch class, followed by a trip to Whole Foods Market, where we pick out some fresh ingredients and wine. After preparing a meal together, we’d end the night with a glass of Netflix and chill.
Hobbies: Running, fly-fishing, traveling and fostering dogs
Favorite restaurants: Barcelona Wine Bar, Grindhouse Killer Burgers and JCT. Kitchen & Bar
If you had to appear on a reality show, what would it be and why? Naked and Afraid. I would own that show.
Proudest professional moment: Starting my law practice. I’m coming up on the one-year anniversary, and every day is still a new adventure.
I know I’m in love when... I keep thinking about when I’m going to tell her I love her.
Celebrity crushes: Mariah Carey, Rachel McAdams and Margot Robbie
Describe yourself in three words: Intrepid, sharp and witty
Signature drink: Bell’s Brewery Two Hearted Ale
The key to my heart is... watching her pursue a genuine friendship with my family and friends.

(15 of 20)

MAGGIE WIGGINS
IT account executive, Anteo Group

Age:
24
Originally from: Kennesaw
Lives in: Midtown
Education: Auburn University
Perfect mate: Someone who is generous, confident, driven, loyal, charismatic and family-oriented
Biggest turn-ons: Someone who isn’t afraid to stand up for what they believe, especially when it comes to his faith. A guy that is good with children isn’t so bad either!
Biggest turnoffs: A lack of long-term career goals
Longest relationship: Four years
Weekend go-tos: You can typically find me with my friends and family at outdoor events such as concerts, festivals, on the lake, in the mountains or at the beach.
Ideal date: Dinner on a rooftop with live music, followed by enjoying wine on a blanket in the park
Hobbies: Giving back, volunteering, exercising and spending time with my family and friends
Favorite restaurants: 1Kept, Bartaco, Fritti and Little Bangkok
Who should play you in your biopic and why? Reese Witherspoon because she’s driven, fun and cheerful
Proudest professional moment: In the first year of my career, I was one of the top performing executives in the technical division of the company.
I know I’m in love when... I can imagine a future with the person. Most importantly, our core values are in line, and we have an undeniable chemistry.
Celebrity crushes: Eric Decker and Jake Gyllenhaal
Who inspires you? My mom. She is a very driven and successful businesswoman who’s selfless and caring as well.
My greatest ambition in life is to... be fortunate enough to open up a nonprofit.
My guilty pleasure is... going to the spa for massages and weekly pedicures.
Signature drink: A glass of wine
The key to my heart is... persistence and affection.

(16 of 20)

WILL BRACKETT
Senior vice president, Banks Street Partners

Age:
32
Originally from: Auburn, Ala.
Lives in: Buckhead
Education: University of Georgia
Perfect mate: Someone who has a good heart, is faithful and adventurous
Biggest turn-ons: Confidence, charisma and a good sense of humor
Biggest turnoffs: Not being able to go with the flow and a lack of ambition
Longest relationship: Four years
Weekend go-tos: Hanging out around town with friends or on the golf course
Ideal date: Anything with great ambience and a lot of laughter
Hobbies: Being active, concerts, sporting events and golf
Favorite restaurants: 10 Degrees South, Cooks & Soldiers and Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall
If you peeked at my playlist, you’d find... EDM, indie rock and old-school hip-hop
Who should play you in your biopic and why? Jon Hamm. I like his style.
Proudest professional moment: Helping to build a successful investment banking firm. I’ve also partnered with lululemon athletica and many others to co-found the Trinity Combine benefiting Trinity Community Ministries.
I know I’m in love when... I can’t envision life without her.
Celebrity crushes: Alexandra Daddario and Blake Lively
Something people would never guess about you: I lived in France growing up and speak French.
Who inspires you? My dad. He has always taken the road less traveled and would do anything for his family. He’s given me a lot of opportunities, and I don’t know where I’d be without him.
My greatest ambition in life is to... love people well and be uplifting to those around me.
My guilty pleasure is... cheeseburgers.
I can’t get enough of... great travel with friends.
Signature drink: Good wine or morning coffee
The key to my heart is... cooking for me and loving my family.

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JAKE WALTON
General manager, Prada

Age:
32
Originally from: Ringgold, Va.
Lives in: Westside
Perfect mate: Someone who is honest, driven, ambitious, communicates well, has integrity and has the ability to laugh at me and with me
Biggest turn-ons: A great sense of humor, confidence and an amazing smile—broad shoulders don’t hurt either
Biggest turnoffs: Being close-minded, stubborn or having the inability to just let go sometimes
Weekend go-tos: Dinner with friends, nights out and about in Midtown, brunch on Sundays with a good bottle of wine and afternoons at the pool
Ideal date: Cooking dinner at home with some good music and wine, then we’d head to Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams for dessert because everyone loves Jeni’s!
Hobbies: Playing with my dog; anything outside; and going to exhibits or shows at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta Botanical Garden and The Fox Theatre.
Favorite restaurants: Ammazza, Bartaco, Campagnolo, Ecco and The Optimist
Who should play you in your biopic and why? Ryan Reynolds because I get told often that we look alike and because he’s hot!
Proudest professional moment: Getting to the place I am now. I grew up on a tobacco farm in rural Virginia with nothing but an amazing mother who taught me how to be a survivor. I’ve earned everything I have through my own hard work and dedication—and that I am extremely proud of!
I know I’m in love when... what I want or need comes second or third to whatever he needs, and no matter how big or small it may be, I am willing to make the sacrifice.
When I want to feel sexy, I... head to the gym!
My greatest ambition in life is to... be happy.
I can’t get enough of... Starbucks. I am there way more often than I am willing to admit.
Signature drink: Vodka with soda and extra lime
The key to my heart is... living in the moment and letting down your guard. There’s always going to be someone better or hotter, but when you find someone you can really be yourself around, that’s the key for me.

(18 of 20)

LAUREN MICHELLE WAJSMAN
Associate attorney, Lantz & Reeves, P.C.

Age:
28
Originally from: Miami, Fla.
Lives in: Buckhead
Education: University of Florida College of Law (J.D.) and Florida State University (undergraduate)
Perfect mate: Someone with a big heart who is intellectual, trustworthy, adventurous, family-oriented, lives an active lifestyle and loves to travel
Biggest turn-ons: Confidence, ambition, good manners, a great smile, positivity, intelligence, masculinity and quick wit
Biggest turnoffs: Smoking, bad teeth, immaturity, narcissism, too many tattoos and being close-minded
Longest relationship: One and a half years
Weekend go-tos: During the day, I enjoy the BeltLine or doing something active. At night, I head to Buckhead, Inman Park or the Highlands.
Ideal date: Anything is fun with the right person, especially if there is great conversation, good drinks and a nice patio.
Hobbies: Traveling, cooking and baking, hiking or trying new workouts, and checking out new restaurants and bars
Favorite restaurants: Barcelona Wine Bar, The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill and King + Duke
If you had to appear on a reality show, what would it be and why? The Amazing Race because I’d get to compete in mental and physical challenges while traveling to exotic places.
Who should play you in your biopic and why? Definitely Jennifer Lawrence because she’s genuine, super down-to-earth, funny and says what she feels.
Proudest professional moment: Passing both the Florida bar and the Georgia bar with high scores on the first try.
I know I’m in love when... I want to share my life with him and I would do anything for him.
Celebrity crushes: Chris Hemsworth and William Levy
Something people would never guess about you: I love craft beer!
My guilty pleasures are... Lifetime movies, peanut butter M&M’s and cupcakes.
Signature drink: A mojito. I’m half Cuban!
The key to my heart is... treating me like a priority and making me smile. Or just get me a puppy!

(19 of 20)

BORGE ETIENNE
Premium sales consultant, Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena; and actor, Houghton Talent Agency

Age:
28
Originally from: Brockton, Mass.
Lives in: Brookhaven
Education: Florida State University
Perfect mate: A woman who has a good relationship with her family and handles herself well around my friends
Biggest turn-ons: Confidence, a good sense of humor, being open to trying new things, being knowledgeable about current world issues, pedicured feet and manicured nails
Biggest turnoffs: Wearing way too much makeup, not being health-conscious, having low self-esteem and a lack of spirituality
Ideal date: Getting to know her over a casual dinner, then seeing a live band play somewhere around the city
Hobbies: I love to act on camera and onstage. I also like to dance, sing karaoke, sight-see, juggle, play basketball and soccer, and work out.
Favorite restaurants: Antico Pizza, Ormsby’s and Red Pepper Taqueria
If you had to appear on a reality show, what would it be and why? Shark Tank because I know at least one of my crazy ideas could take off somehow!
Who should play you in your biopic and why? Stephan James. We look somewhat alike and Denzel Washington may be a hair too old!
Proudest professional moment: Being able to book commercial and indie roles consistently in addition to being promoted each year with Philips Arena after starting in a part-time entry-level sales position.
I know I’m in love when... I find myself thinking about how I’m going to teach her to speak Creole to my grandmother. You can meet mama, but my grandma... that’s a whole other story!
Celebrity crushes: Nathalie Emmanuel, Zoë Kravitz and Rihanna
My greatest ambition in life is to... open up an after-school performing arts center for kids in my hometown.
Signature drink: Rémy Martin with ginger ale and a lime
The key to my heart is... out there somewhere in the hand of a beautiful woman. When you find me, I’ll be here.

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20 Most Eligible Atlantans 2016

By Allison Mitchell | August 2, 2016 | Articles

Shot on location at Westside Ironworks, including Barcelona Wine Bar, Dixon Rye, O-Ku Atlanta, Tom + Chee, Toni&Guy and Villa Savannah
Hair and makeup by Nyssa Green, The Green Room Agency; and Alicia Igess, Urban Tangles for The Green Room Agency using NARS Cosmetics and Schwarzopf
Photography assistant: Naomi Smith
Hair and makeup assistant: Kelli J, The Green Room Agency



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