QVC host Shawn Killinger is married to Joe Carretta. Carretta previously worked for Empire Education Group, the company that owns the nationwide chain of Empire Beauty Schools. More recently, he served as Executive Vice President of Operations.
Carretta previously served as the President of Katharine Gibbs School in Melville, New York, under the management of Career Education Corporation and as the Executive Director of a New Jersey branch of Lincoln Educational Services, the company that owns Lincoln Technical Institutes.
On her official website and QVC blog, Killinger states that she met her husband on the popular dating website eHarmony. Killinger was attracted to Carretta's "honest eyes" and was intrigued by several profile pictures showing Carretta speaking at podiums, which made Killinger curious about his profession.