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Rachel Sbarra is a Graduate of Ascend Program's First Class of Future Brokerage Leaders

Rachel Sbarra is among the 1st graduating class of the Ascend Leadership ProgramCENTURY 21 Sbarra & Wells is pleased to announce that Lic. R.E. Salesperson Rachel Sbarra has graduated from Realogy’s first Executive Leadership Program, Ascend.

The 10 ½ month program's concentrated face-to-face and online learning experience prepared Sbarra and 40 other inaugural participants to become successful future brokerage leaders by challenging them to significant growth in three core areas identified in the program’s mission statement: Leading Self. Leading Others. Leading Organizations. ®

The program is available exclusively to Realogy brand-affiliated brokerage owners who are in the process of grooming a successor to lead their company into the future. The rigorous curriculum engages Realogy senior leadership, real estate industry experts and current successful franchisees from all Realogy brands as part of this world-class program and culminates with individual case study presentations.

“Succession planning and transition are the responsibilities of all great leaders who have worked hard to build their company and want to preserve its legacy for the future,” said Alex Perriello, president and CEO of the Realogy Franchise Group. “I commend all of today’s graduates for completing a program that I believe is the single-most important educational experience of their career and one that has fully prepared them to lead their real estate brokerages to even greater heights in the future.”

Mike Good, Realogy’s executive champion of the Ascend program, said, “Knowing the real estate business is not enough to succeed. Leading a company takes different skills and acumen. Ascend is focused on helping participants master the competencies needed to be the leader of a real estate brokerage organization in the future.”

“Rachel’s completion of the Ascend Program continues our five decade tradition of providing the best possible services to our buyers, sellers and our associates,” said Tom Sbarra.

Rachel added: “I am thankful for this incredible experience to learn from the absolute BEST leaders in the Real Estate Industry. This intense 46-week course has allowed me to network with 40 other future Broker/Owners and truly helped best prepare me to lead our team at CENTURY 21 Sbarra & Wells. Thank you to Realogy and CENTURY 21 Corporate for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to grow my career and company!”