Arlen brings over 25 years of transportation management to the team, helping provide a sense of stability and perspective that comes from holding diverse roles throughout his career. At CESO, he partners with multiple districts to coordinate routing, customer service, vendor-partners and more to help thousands of students travel safely each day. Arlen is passionate about helping students by creating positive, comfortable, and safe transportation experiences, and loves working with cross-functional teams to help school districts Rethink Possible.
Before his time at CESO, Arlen worked with First Student, running bus operations and garages for school districts for over 10 years. He is an active member of Minnesota Association of Pupil Transportation (MAPT).