Carl Keen was raised and currently resides in the small town of Hilliard, Florida. Carl went to work for SCL Railroad in 1979 as a laborer. He worked in the maintenance of way department and eventually moved to the car department where he served the remainder of his 22 year railroad career. During his time at the railroad, Carl held several union positions: Local Chairman, Financial Secretary, and Trustee. After 22 years of railroad service, Carl’s railroad career ended when he suffered a work injury that forced him to retire. Carl now devotes lots of his time to helping others hurt by the negligence of railroad companies.