Collin County Black Chamber of Commerce
Sep 29, 2022 12:00 PM
Debra Austin
Collin County Black Chamber of Commerce

When she was growing up, Debra Austin could not decide if she wanted to be a dancer, a teacher, or a nurse. She achieved none of those goals, but she did become a scientist and later a business coach and consultant ---go figure.

Debra’s experiences have taken her from the oil patch as a geophysicist to business trainer, sales, sales management, business acquisitions and business consultant. In 2011, she founded Chaos2Results Business Coaching, a coaching company dedicated to helping owners grow their business AND have the time, money and energy to enjoy the results.  

Debra brings a broad range of knowledge and skills from her previous work with companies like ARCO Oil and Gas International, Nationwide Insurance, KPMG, Dallas Area Rapid Transit and the City of Garland, her MBA from Southern Methodist University, her experiences as a business owner and her recognition by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC). 

Debra is currently the Collin County Black Chamber of Commerce President.   She has previously served on a multitude of boards including the: Collin County Black Chamber of Commerce, Plano Chamber of Commerce, Murphy Chamber of Commerce, Sisters Network Inc. – Dallas Affiliate, Friends of the Plano Public Library, etc.

On a more personal note, Debra is a wife, mother to two awesome adult sons and a two-time cancer survivor.