Our Team

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    Sara Mesnard General Manager
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    Sara Mesnard General Manager

    Ms. Sara started as swim instructor at the Okemos, Michigan location where she fell in love with Goldfish! She has been working at Goldfish for over 4 years now. She loves working with kids and getting to see how happy they are to enter our facility every day! Her favorite part about working with Goldfish is helping new instructors become even better teachers. She loves how excited the kids are to come and see their favorite teachers! sara.mesnard@goldfishss.com (847) 383-0605

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    Joe Pena Manager on Duty
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    Joe Pena Manager on Duty

    I’ve lived in Evanston for majority of my life. I love meeting new people and making new friends! I am currently a junior at UIC where I study Criminal Justice.

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    Lizzy Ryan Manager on Duty
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    Lizzy Ryan Manager on Duty

    I am currently a Sophomore at Oakton Community College. I am studying human services and I love art, and swimming!

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    Dimitri Deck Supervisor
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    Dimitri Deck Supervisor

    Dimitri grew up in Evanston and graduated in 2013. He loves acting and works here while pursuing his acting. If you want to get on Dimitri’s good side- his favorite food is tacos ??

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    Itzell P. Deck Supervisor
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    Itzell P. Deck Supervisor

    I’ve lived in Chicago my whole life. I speak two languages; English and Spanish. I am majoring in English and Literature for secondary education.

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