About Us
We are a 501(c)(3) organization determined to transform lives by providing inspiration and education in the area of financial literacy. Our workshops and services are unique in that we take the time necessary to get to know our clients and understand their goals.
At Exceeds Expectations, Inc. we believe that it doesn’t matter where you start as long as you reach your destination and we want to be the vehicle to transport others to the financial promised land!
Our Vision

Ending generational poverty through financial literacy, personal development, and workforce development one person, one family, and one community at a time.
Our Mission
Educate on Finances. Invest in Yourself.  Believe in Opportunities. Achieve the Impossible.


Financial literacy is one of the most important subjects needed to live a successful adult life. Yet, across the nation schools, parents, and churches fail to financially educate their children and prepare them for life. In addition, there are thousands of adults who not only are financially uneducated, but are also suffering under the bondage of poverty and raising children who are being impacted by its negative effects. To combat this growing problem it is my goal to reach schools, corporations, families, and churches with workshops, programs, and events which impact lives by informing and inspiring financial literacy. Together We Will Exceed Expectations!​​

Marilyn Chappell

Founder/Executive Director

Certified Financial Educator & Advocate

The Founder's Note


Our Board

Financial Advisor 
Edwards Jones 
Joseph Jackson
Air Force Veteran
Community Advocate 
Darrin Dressler
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Elizabeth Cowan
Benefits Advisor
Melvin Gatson
Melvin Gatson CPA

Our Community Partners


Growth Ministries, Inc.
Kansas City Credit Union
Giving Hope and Help
Sisters In Christ

Chappell Electric LLC
Mazuma Credit Union
Community Linc
Housing of Authority of KC


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