About The Host


Julie Wadley is a certified life and relationship coach and the owner Eli Simone, LLC, a boutique matchmaking and coaching firm for Bold, Brilliant, and Beautiful Women of Color.  Trained at both the Matchmaking Institute and Relationship Coaching Institute, Julie has learned that the ability to love and be loved is one of the strongest forces of nature, yet one of most overlooked and underrated life goals. Infusing her no-nonsense, cut to the chase personality, she challenges successful professionals to get back to basics on building a fulfilling life. Her mission is to empower individuals to find and keep love by assessing individual goals and customizing strategies to achieve them. Her goal is to bring out the best in people so they can bring out the best in others.

Julie has been a featured relationship expert on NBC, CBS, FOX, The CW, Ballantyne Magazine, Elevate Lifestyle Magazine, and MadameNoire online magazine, to name a few. Her workshops, eCourses, and programs offer a multitude of practical techniques to “Bring Love to Life.”

While We Wait podcast was created in 2017.  The program is dedicated to helping individuals turn their dreams into goals and goals into action.