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Founder and CEO, of Matches By Design®, Shirl Hooper is a Certified Matchmaker, Singles Relationship and Life Coach, with previous experience in the medical field. She has degrees in nursing and respiratory therapy from Excelsior College and the UTMB School of Allied Health, respectively.

Shirl has a passion for relationships, and for helping others find love. As a published contemporary romance author, she has three books on the market. Some of her articles have been published on e-harmony, Dr. Laura, Sharecare and, to name a few. Therefore, it was a natural transition for Shirl, to become a Professional Matchmaker, Dating and Life Coach.

Her books are for sale on, Barnes and Noble, i-Tunes, and various online stores.  Shirl feels, the first relationship one should have is, a healthy respect and love for ourselves. Once this occurs, we project our best self, and truly inspire others to find their happiness.  Discover more about our Chief Matchmaker, please listen to an audio or view  this video.  Learn more about the history of our company as featured in Dating Advice and Voyage Houston Magazine.




Dating Advice Network, Coaches (Life, Business, Relationship, etc.) Support Group, 500+ Connections Group LION (Open Networkers), Women in Business/Woman 2 Woman in Business, Global Business Leaders, Mind Body Network, Wellness Universe, Health care Executive Network, Social Media Today, and Evolving Women Entrepreneurs — A High Value Mastermind, and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UT Health Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.