After nearly eight years at the helm of the Eno Center for Transportation, Robert Puentes announced he is stepping down as president/CEO, according to the company's news release.
During his tenure, Eno expanded its work across all modes of transportation policy and practice, launched new professional development programs, and provided leadership and education through the COVID-19 pandemic.
“When Rob shared the news of his resignation, I felt a mix of sadness and gratitude,” said former U.S. Transportation Secretary James H. Burnley. “My time as Chair of the Eno Board of Directors coincided with his time at Eno, and I know firsthand that Rob made Eno much stronger and more impactful. Under his leadership, Eno returned to its place as the premier American transportation organization.”
Robert Puentes' Time at Eno
Puentes and Eno’s Board of Directors formed an Executive Search Committee to ensure a transition to a new president/CEO.
Details about the upcoming search will be shared as soon as they are available.
Puentes became the ninth president/CEO of Eno in April 2016.
Since then, he led the creation of the organization’s new strategic plan, developed a bench of capable and talented staff, expanded funding to ensure the financial stability and longevity of the organization, and established new research initiatives, leadership programs, and institutional partnerships.