Anthony Arbogast will serve as District 202’s new assistant superintendent for business and operations.
Arbogast comes from Roselle District 12 in Roselle, Illinois, where he was assistant superintendent for finance and operations and chief school business officer since 2016.
He replaces Rick Engstrom, who accepted a position in another district after six years with District 202.
The District 202 board of education approved hiring Arbogast at its May 26 regular meeting.
Arbogast started his career in 2008 as a financial advisor with Park Avenue Securities in Highland Park, Illinois.
From 2010-15, he served as director of the K-12 Teachers Alliance in Frankfort, Illinois.
He worked as director of partnerships from 2015-16 with Evergreen Partners before moving to his current role with Roselle District 12.
Arbogast grew up in the Plainfield area and attended St. Mary Immaculate in 1990 when the tornado knocked the school down.
He lives in Plainfield now. His three children attend District 202 schools and his wife teaches at the Bonnie McBeth Learning Center.,
In 2019-20, District 202 served 26,291 students* from a 64-square mile area serving parts of Bolingbrook; Crest Hill; Joliet; Lockport; Naperville; Plainfield; Romeoville and unincorporated Will and Kendall counties, according to the District 202 website.
District 202 is the fifth largest public school system in Illinois by enrollment, based on 2018-19 State Board of Education data.
For more information, visit psd202.org.