AARE Staff Profiles

Debra3Debra Prevost – Founder/CEO

2014 marks Debra’s 34th year in Real Estate in Arizona. She served as Executive Manager for Century 21 Regional Headquarters, supervised Century 21’s involvement in Easter Seals and acted as liaison for individual brokers in over 20 franchises in the southwest United States.

Since 1990, Debra has been directly involved in Real Estate education and has been dedicated to improving the skills of real estate professionals. Her passion for the industry and for helping others prompted her to open AARE. Since then she has remained directly involved in every aspect of the school to ensure that every one of her students receives the best possible experience at AARE. Debra is also very involved with the Arizona Humane Society and other local charities and provides many classes to benefit their cause. 


Nate2Nate Hoelzen – President

Nate brings his marketing and technology experience to keep AARE at the leading edge of adult career training. He oversees AARE's marketing strategies, online presence as well as all student communications, learning material and overall experience at AARE.  He continues to develop and implement AARE's educational philosophy to maintain our licensing programs as the best in the business.

After graduating from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, Nate worked in radio music production for twelve years and also served as managing editor for a local newspaper.  In 2010, Nate joined AARE when we only had one campus in Peoria and set out to establish AARE as the leading real estate school in Arizona. Since then, Nate has helped lead the way to AARE opening 3 additional campuses and becoming the largest real estate school in Arizona.  







Marlene Haendler – Student Services Representative

Marlene has over fifteen years experience in the Real Estate School profession. She knows the ins and outs of AARE's facility and she is always available to students for any questions they might have. Her greatest strength is customer service and you’ll notice this the first time you meet her. She will always welcome you with a friendly smile! She keeps AARE a clean and friendly environment for our students.  Marlene can be reached at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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