December 8, 2022

Mark Anthony Hunter Appointed to the Goddard Systems Advisory Council

Franchisee council provides insights and perspectives to support and strengthen The Goddard School franchise system

Goddard Systems, LLC, manager of The Goddard School franchise system, today announced the appointment of Mark Anthony Hunter to the Goddard Systems Advisory Council. Hunter is the co-owner of two Goddard Schools in Massachusetts: The Goddard School of Middleton and The Goddard School of Saugus.  

Established in May 2021, the Goddard Systems Advisory Council includes 12 Goddard School franchisees representing four regions and 600 Goddard Schools from across the country. The council provides valuable advice, insights and perspectives to further The Goddard School’s long-standing position as the nation’s leading premier early childhood education provider. The council’s franchisee members reflect the system’s diversity of skills and experience, tenure, operating performance and geography.

“As a Goddard School owner, my goal is to be a resource for the families in my community. By joining the Goddard Systems Advisory Council, I now look forward to serving as a resource for other Goddard franchisees,” said Hunter. “I am eager to help chart Goddard’s exciting path forward while maintaining our core focus on providing high-quality care and education for families in Massachusetts and across the country.”

In addition to the 12 franchisees, three senior Goddard Systems executives serve on the council: Dennis Maple, chairman and CEO; Jacqueline Burls, senior vice president and chief school support services officer and Tim Dwyer, senior vice president and chief financial officer.

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