RTA Experience

  • Appointed by Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish.
  • Joined the RTA Board in May 2021.
  • Board Liaison to the Community Advisory Committee (CAC), appointed May 2021
  • Chair, Operational Planning & Infrastructure Committee, 2022

Current Occupation

  • Project Manager at JumpStart, Inc.
  • 2019, founded AREKO Consulting, provides services that strengthens and advances organizations, entrepreneurs and communities.


  • Mount Holyoke College - focused on Global and Public Health Sciences, with a concentration in Social Behavioral Sciences.
  • Venture Capital University national cohort.
  • Hispanic Alliance Leadership Development Initiative (HALDI) - Cohort VII - 2019.
  • 2021 Cleveland Leadership Center's Bridge Builder Class of 2021.

Public Service

  • City Year Cleveland:
    • AmeriCorp Member and Resource Manager at East Technical School (2011-2012)
  • 2016 Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship:
    • Community and Public Health Fellow at The MetroHealth System.

Non-Profit Affiliation

  • Previously worked for Esperanza, Inc., an organization focused on supporting the Latinx community on Cleveland's near west side.  

Civic/Social Involvement

Updated April 13, 2022

Contact Information

Board of Trustees
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
1240 W. 6th Street
Cleveland, OH  44113
216-356-3120, email

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