Treva Brandon Scharf is an International Coaching Federation-certified life/dating/relationship coach, former fitness professional, midlife marriage first-timer, and author.
Treva started her career as an advertising copywriter at BBDO New York, where she created campaigns for Pepsi, Pizza Hut, and Visa, Gillette, among others. Her writing repertoire also includes screenwriting, reality TV programming, web content, and blogging.
Treva talks about surviving singledom and finding love later in life at her blog, The Late Blooming Bride. She’s a dating advice contributor to Huffington Post, Hollywood Progressive, Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global, Relationship Development & Transformation, The Intelligencer, Medium, Bustle, UpJourney, BetterAfter50, and The Good Men Project.
Treva has been a featured speaker and panel moderator at the Motion Picture Television Fund’s (MPTF) “Deal With It” Women’s Conferences, and the BAM Bloggers At Midlife Conference. As a midlife dating authority, Treva has shared her wisdom alongside acclaimed thought leaders in the personal growth and relationship space.
Through her blogs, podcasts, online summits, interviews, articles, and private coaching, Treva is a voice for strong, independent women, an advocate for empowered singles, and a champion of late bloomers everywhere.
Treva currently co-hosts the podcast “Done Being Single,” with her husband Robby, a musician, real estate executive, and fellow late bloomer. Together, they deliver dating intervention and relationship advice to thousands of listeners all over the world.
When she’s not imparting tough love to her clients and readers, Treva volunteers as a Special Olympics coach and Fulfillment Fund mentor for at-risk kids. She is passionate about politics, policy, and people of all ages and abilities.