Divorced Women's Coach (Light University-AACC)
Marriage and Family Coach (Light University-AACC)
Podcast Host / Love Most TM -The Podcast with Déa
President's Call to Service Award Recipient
Award Winning Entrepreneur
Dr. Cindy Trimm's Kingdom School of Ministry
Light University - the American Association of Christian Counselors
Bob Proctor's Paradigm Shift
Déa is a multi-talented, award-winning entrepreneur, and philanthropist, who believes in the power of connecting with others.
As a Women’s Empowerment Coach, and through her personal journey of many struggles, this divorced mom of five used her pain and her faith, to transform herself into a woman of purpose. Based on her philosophy that, “We divorce ourselves long before we divorce our partners.”, her passion became about helping women overcome past hurt and learn to reconnect with and evolve into the healthiest version of themselves, and so her course
“My Second Chance” was born.
She is the Founder and Host of the award-winning podcast, Love Most, The Podcast with Déa, a CCM Artist Singer/Songwriter, and a published book contributor. As a native of Brazil, Déa was brought to the United States as a recipient of scholarships from the Joffrey Ballet and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, later landing the role of “stand in” dancer for the Tango scene in the Al Pacino movie, “Scent of a Woman”, and for 11 years from 2007, she performed with a NJ local Classic and Country Rock n Roll band named CRANETOWN as a background & lead vocalist.
Fluent in three languages, her gifts and creative talents are interwoven with her ability to connect with others.
Some of her accolades include the 28th Annual Communicator Awards, Excellence Award for Best Live Podcast Episode, for Love Most, The Podcast with Déa, the Huggies® MomInspired™ Grant Award by Kimberly Clark for her innovative mom and baby product idea "The Mama Taco Towel™", the President’s Call to Service Award, for her global giving efforts in Uganda, Africa, a Companionate of Merit Medal from the Hospitaller Order of St. Lazarus of Jerusalem for her philanthropic efforts. Her achievements have garnered national press mentions in Forbes and People Magazine, and primetime appearances on PIXII and NBC on the Today Show. She is currently on the Board of Directors of Humanity Healing International, she is an appointed Elder for Michelle McKinney Hammond Ministries, and the President of Déa Music Ministry, L.L.C.