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My name is Desiree Foster-Collins. I am the Founder of Excellence By Design, LLC, a Certified Leadership Coach & Trainer and host of the "Gurl...Ask Me Anything! LIVE" Women's Conference. 


I guess you're here because you want to know a little more about me, huh? Well... let's start with first things first. My friends call me "Dezi." I am a single mom of 2 amazing kids (that are 14 years apart). 

I love all things creative, inspirational and motivational.  I love travel and really great food especially stew chicken, rice and beans, fried plantain (its my Belizean roots), ginger beer and cheesecake. 

I have an insane passion for personal development, leadership and business ownership/development.  

Over the past 20 years, I found myself seeking more for my life and my family in entrepreneurship. I grew up in a home where being the oldest gave you responsibility and smarts to get things done.

I valued the freedom and faith that I saw in women I looked up to and wanted to be like. I knew I had the ability to make things happen, but didn't realize that success meant growth from the inside out. 

I had to break out of the box of a poor belief system and habits that kept me from being and becoming who I was designed to be. 

After years of trying to figure "me" out, I found that there were other women who wanted the same things I did. Women who needed a success blueprint that would help them become the best version of themselves. 

Excellence By Design



Where Faith and Practice Intertwine

I believe that different is better than better and my aim is to inspire, mentor, teach and live principled-centered leadership in the Business and Faith communities.



I help women in business and ministry who feel boxed in 

Discover your infinite potential. Develop your strengths.Design your success your way, so that you can live a full and freedom focused life.  


"My passion is people. I love empowering and encouraging others, guiding them to reach their full potential. I love helping others discover their God-given vision and become the best version of themselves in order to excel in business and life." 


I believe in YOU!


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