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As the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ascend NBS® and Grant Yourself Success®, Arlene has dedicated herself to developing workshops and programs that are altering the trajectory of nonprofit and business leaders throughout the country.

From overcoming stress-related health issues, transitioning careers, being a single mom, starting a business at the age of 45, and the challenges and successes of having a thriving business, Arlene continues to share her journey and experiences with audiences across the globe. Her remarkable story of transformation is the driving force behind her bold mission to teach others that they, too, can achieve the transformation they seek for themselves. 

Today, Arlene is revered for her mastery in teaching people how to tap into their limitless potential to support their personal and professional goals. Her sessions are highly interactive, filled with practical exercises, and can be tailored to group or one-on-one settings.

She lives, plays, and works in the San Antonio, Texas area but also loves to take her message to stages around the world. So, if you’re ready to be inspired, motivated, and equipped with the tools you need to ascend in your personal and professional life, Arlene is available to guide you on your journey.

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