It isn’t every entrepreneur who can seamlessly and strategically shift gears to help lead through the chaos of the current times while giving birth to a new concept in business, merging three industries under one home; education, media, and health & wellness. Marleny Cruz’s signature offering invites you to join her in the co-creation of a new and better society. 

Marleny Cruz has been a dedicated business owner for over 10 years. She is a motivational speaker, TV & radio personality, a survival coach, and a community activist. Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Queens, Ms. Cruz began working at a very young age and learned the value of hard work. Her dedication and desire to succeed has brought her to be the entrepreneur she is today.

Marleny Cruz is the President and CEO of three strategic companies that make up what she calls the SOS Vision, a living a breathing organism birthed by Ms. Cruz that encompasses all aspects of life in a more moral and holistic way.

First, Science of Survival Institute (SOS Institute), a state of the art institute that offers signature survival programs for Individuals and businesses, mental resilience, leadership, holistic health, multi-media survival, and adulting programs. In addition to offering ESL programs, GED, Citizenship, Computer Training, and Personal Development Workshops. 

Next, SOS Media Group, a multi-media company that houses SOS Radio, SOS Magazine, and SOS TV Network and promotes positive programming through its platforms. It offers advertising services, TV & Radio air time, Magazine features, and recruitment services. 

Last, SOS Wellness Center, a multidisciplinary center of recovery and rejuvenation for your mind, body, and spirit, offering many forms of holistic, alternative, and integrated therapies.

Ms. Cruz’s vast experience has expanded beyond the boundaries of a traditional business owner. She has acquired knowledge and wisdom in entrepreneurship, leadership, education, and health and wellness which has afforded her a plethora of opportunities to serve the community. Ms. Cruz is the President and Founder of the Young Adult Role Model Academy, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has been created to equip young adults with all the tools and skills necessary to become successful leaders in all areas of life. The Young Adult Role Model Academy, Inc. offers five core programs that aim to bridge gaps present in our society today.

This young professional has accomplished a lot in a short amount of time, she has received many prestigious awards, accolades, municipal, state, congressional and senatorial citations, as well as extensive media coverage throughout her career. She has made appearances on Univision, Telemundo, News 12 NJ, among others. 

To date, Marleny Cruz has been honored with the prestigious Meritorious Dominican Award for her excellence in leadership and community involvement and was the recipient of the Women of the year /Community Leader of year Award. Ms. Cruz was also the recipient of the Women on Fire 2018 award. Most recently, she was awarded “Business Women of the year 2019” by the State-wide Hispanic Parade.

Ms. Cruz lives in the State of New Jersey where she raises her 2-year-old daughter. She dedicates all her hard work and success to her daughter with the desire to set the best example for her.