Treva Brandon Scharf is an ICF-certified professional life coach, dating coach, fitness professional, writer, and first-time bride at 50.
Treva started as a copywriter at BBDO New York, where she created campaigns for Pepsi, Pizza Hut, and Visa, and Gillette. Treva’s writing repertoire also includes screenwriting, TV programming, web content, and blogging.
As a lifelong athlete, Treva turned her passion for exercise into a profession, and became an AFAA certified group fitness instructor and personal trainer. Treva has established herself as one of L.A.’s top fitness pros, with her own private training business in Beverly Hills.
As a midlife marriage first-timer, Treva writes about surviving singledom, and finding love later in life at her blog, “The Late Blooming Bride.” She’s also a dating advice contributor to Huffington Post, Hollywood Progressive, Relationship Development & Transformation, Midlife Boulevard, Medium, Curves Connect, BetterAfter50, Medium, Bustle, Romper, and the Intelligencer.
Treva’s been a featured speaker and panel moderator at the Motion Picture Television Fund’s “Deal With It” Women’s Conferences, BAM Bloggers At Midlife conference, the AVAIYA Online Healthy Relationships Conference, and the Win The Game Of Love online summit.
Along with her blogging and coaching duties, Treva co-hosts the podcast, “Done Being Single,” with her husband Robby on the VoiceAmerica Talk Radio Network. Together, they deliver dating intervention to over 100K active listeners.
When she’s not dispensing tough love, or coaching clients, Treva volunteers as a Special Olympics coach and a Fulfillment Fund mentor for at-risk kids. She is a USTA 4.0 tennis player, a 5-time marathoner, and a CBVA rated beach volleyball player.
With over 35 years in the fitness industry, and many more in the singles world, Treva knows first-hand how to help people realize their potential, maximize their power, and achieve peak performance in both life and love.
Treva is an advocate for personal empowerment, and always works for the highest good. She is passionate about politics, policy, and people of all ages and abilities.