A graduate of the University of Miami with a degree in Communications and Motion Pictures, she got her start early on in the entertainment field. After founding her own production company, EDProductions, Erin worked behind the scenes in Miami’s TV industry as an Associate Producer. She had the distinct honor of working on set alongside such stars as Matt Damon and Sarah Silverman.
When she decided her TV days were behind her, she moved to Raleigh and founded one of the largest Meetup.com groups in the state. After a year of organizing, and the release of her new book about the perils and pitfalls of dating, she decided she wanted to focus on creating fun events for young professionals in the triangle area. In November of 2009 she founded Master Dater, LLC, a company focused on hosting fun Speedating events for local singles.
In October of 2012, Erin Dunphy married Joseph Dean. They welcomed their first child in January of 2015.