"When you are in your early 30s, you are really focused on your career. You don't take it very seriously," said Marv Su, a 44-year-old vice president of marketing at Vindicia Inc. "All of a sudden, you wake up one day and think, 'Wait a second.Being focused on work all the time is not what it's cut out to be."That is when it really dawned on me: What about bridging the gap between the Silicon Valley man and the San Francisco woman, about creating new possibilities that they might not have otherwise?" said Andersen, who launched Linx Dating in December 2003.
Nonnegotiable qualities include family-oriented, ambitious, funny, genuine and adventurous.
One of the "concierge" services that Andersen offers is grooming and clothing advice, which she offers Marv at Banana Republic at the Hillsdale Shopping in San Mateo. Chris Stewart / The Chronicle MANDATORY CREDIT FOR PHOTOG AND SF CHRONICLE/NO SALES-MAGS OUT lessdating14_050_Marv Su, a 44-year-old vice president of marketing at Vindicia Inc. Andersen is the 30-year-old founder and CEO of Palo Alto-based Linx Dating LLC.