December 8, 2022

Bill Hyatt 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 Bill Hyatt to the Goddard Systems Advisory Council. Hyatt is the owner of The Goddard School of Simpsonville and The Goddard School of Greenville.

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.

“I am honored to join the Goddard Systems Advisory Council and represent our franchisees from across the southeast,” said Hyatt. “I look forward to advancing Goddard’s commitment to providing high-quality care and education for families in Simpsonville, Greenville and communities nationwide.”

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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