We Encourage, Inspire & Empower to Cause Transformation
About our Founder and CEO
Debra is an exceptional Woman; Wife of 33 years to Bishop Rick Garrett, Sr., Mother of 6, Grandmother of 17 and 1 Great Grandson. She’s a native of Arizona, and grew up in a small town called, Coolidge.
She lost her mother to diabetes at the age of 9, married at age 16, divorced and re-married at the age of 24. She has learned how to push past obstacles, broken dreams, and uses her determination to accomplish her goals. Debra is very gifted and she exercises her gifts and talents working with women, teens, and children through the many events she has hosted throughout the years such as; a formal Christmas Ball exclusively for kids and teens, a teen Vision, Purpose, and Purity weekend for girls that consisted of them coming to her home for the entire weekend, and have taught parenting and self-development classes to develop parent’s skills to become better parents.
In addition, Debra is an entrepreneur. She founded, and was the CEO, of (3) Childcare/Preschools from 1987-2011. After being disappointed in the public school system, she founded and was the CEO of a K-11th grade Christian school. Over the years she has compiled all her entrepreneurial experiences and today operates as a Life, & Wellness Coach as well as a Business Consultant.
Debra has written multiple faith-based confessions and is the author of “Biblical ABC’s” a parent’s guide to raising Godly children. She has published a DVD, “Take 5-10”, a spiritual and physical workout designed for busy ladies to keep spiritually challenged as well as physically fit.
Today, Debra is the CEO of her company, Total Transformation & Empowerment, LLC where she navigates her workshops and seminars to cause transformation in the lives of people that attend. Nutrition Boutique, LLC. is where she assists men & women in weight loss/gain, body transformations, fitness and offers "Free" wellness evaluations. She has lost over 50 lbs, and her husband over 70 lbs and have kept it off for over 6 yrs. Debra has fought Type II Diabetes for over 16 yrs, and on various types of medications. In February 2016, she and her husband took their health to another level by implementing a well planned diet and fitness plan, and as of May of 2016, her A1-C went all the way down to 5.7. She now celebrates being off of the diabetic medication since May of 2016. She works diligently with her support group that meets weekly in a non-threatening environment to discuss each person progress. Each person weighs in as an accountability measure and discuss any challenges and celebrate any victories.
Today, Debra continues to fulfill her purpose by transforming the lives of women, children, and teens, through various entrepreneurial endeavors. Her six week “Road to Recovery” workshop teaches women how to start over again. She hosts an annual community women’s event; Each One, Reach One, which reaches out to women in local shelters. She reaches children through her character “Professor Garrett” and Transformerz Kidz Club. She reaches teens through her “Dreaming into your Destiny” workshops and business women with an entrepreneurial mindset through her company “Total Transformation and Empowerment” LLC. Using her 25+ years of experience as a preschool and childcare owner, she also works as a consultant to assist individuals, churches, or companies who desire to open a childcare center. In addition, she trouble shoots current childcare centers by placing them on a road to financial success.
She attended Central Arizona College for her Early Childhood Development Training, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies from Friends International University, and have attended many workshops on Business Development, Nutrition & Fitness.