We are inclusive of all genders, sexual orientations, races and ethnicities.
The common threads among our accepted clients are more nuanced: high moral character, real desire to be in a relationship, an interesting life story, and attractive physical appearance, to name a few. In the app-ocalypse of Tinder, Bumble, Raya and beyond, LastFirst offers a luxury alternative to make dating less random and more meaningful.
Founder Emily Holmes Hahn combines her sophisticated social networks and innate way of connecting with friends and strangers alike to shape the LastFirst brand. She founded LastFirst as an independent consultancy, and thoughtfully scaled the business, always prioritizing the client experience.
Emily currently drives our West Coast and Europe membership expansions, and takes a front seat role as matchmaker for several New York accounts too. Emily enjoys strong coffees and boutique champagnes often in the same sitting , and loves any occasion she can dress for. Ballet, cycling, yoga and lots of reading provide balance to her busy life. Emily, her husband and their puppy Wilfie reside in Tribeca and divide their time-off between the city and their home in East Hampton.
Beyond sourcing and making matches, arranging dates, conducting interviews for network members and logging post-date feedback, Rachel becomes a fast friend and trusted confidante to every one of her clients. An impassioned foodie, Rachel is an equal lover of flavorful Thai and technical French cuisines, and can often be found indulging at the newest and hottest tables.
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She resides in Williamsburg and is drawn to any travel opportunity, finding a sense of home anywhere from a Berlin Air BnB to her luxury camp at Burning Man. Rachel loves yoga, horseback riding, skiing and scuba diving whenever she can too, as ways to unwind from her fast-paced work weeks. After graduating with a BA in Psychology from the University of Ottawa, Cassandra signed with Ford Models and embarked on a formative stint as a fashion model, a career that had her living short-term in each of Tokyo, London, Paris, Sydney, Milan and Athens.
Cassandra went on to complete her MA in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, and returned to the corporate side of Ford Models to create a digital booking platform, an app the company still uses today. After launching her own social messaging app, Cassandra brought her entrepreneurial spirit, technical skills and hustle-mentality to Team LF.
She interviews prospective clients, helps them define their core relationship goals, and if they are a fit, tailors membership packages to their individual needs. Cassandra grew up riding horses competitively and loves taking trips upstate on the weekends.
Cassandra is an avid writer and reader too, whose favorite subjects range from philosophy to art to Buddhism. Our office is situated on Avenue of the Americas 6th Street between 46th and 47th street. Our office is accessible by car or public transit. For subway commuters, the 6th line rail at the Rockefeller Centre station is the nearest train station.
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