Lori Cheek

Shark Tank Airing: Season 5, Episode 518

Lori Cheek-- Architect turned Entrepreneur, Founder and CEO of Cheekd— a mobile dating app that makes missed connections obsolete-  Lori, a Shark Tank Veteran, was recently listed as "The Digital Dating Disruptor" and "One of the Top 10 CEOs to Watch." A University of Kentucky Architectural Graduate, Lori is no longer building structures. She's now building relationships.

Dating Website Review said“If a dating site were judged by its ability to get press, Lori Cheek may just have the next Match.com.” Inc.Forbes and the New York Times Style section have covered Lori Cheek’s story. The focus is often on her business, a unique take on the mobile dating space, or Lori’s self-run guerilla PR campaign and relentless hustle. As recently quoted by Business Lexington, "Lori Cheek works New York City as if she were the secret love child of Carrie Bradshaw and guerilla marketing guru Jay Conrad Levinson. She is relentless in her pursuit of attractive men, but what she really wants is attractive men and women for everyone... (Lori has demonstrated) that many times an entrepreneur has to think outside the box when taking a product/ technology/ idea to market." There are unique stories behind every single article she’s landed and she’s prepared to share her strategies.