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Shirl Hooper, Founder and CEO, of Matches By Design — is a Certified Matchmaker, Dating Expert and Life Coach, with previous experience in consumer relations in the health care field. She has degrees in nursing and respiratory therapy from Excelsior College and the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Allied Health, respectively.

Shirl has a passion for relationships, and for helping others find love. As a published contemporary romance author of three books to her credit on the market, not to mention various articles published on e-harmony, Dr. Laura, Sharecare and, it was a natural transition for Shirl, to become a Professional Matchmaker, Dating and Life Coach. Her published books are for sale on, Barnes and Noble, i-Tunes, and various other online stores. 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 own happiness.  To become more acquainted with your Chief Matchmaker, please listen to an audio or view a 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, Mind Body Network, Wellness Universe, Health care Executive Network, Social Media Today, and Evolving Women Entrepreneurs — A High Value Mastermind.