Our Team

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    Bill Burnett Owner
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    Bill Burnett Owner

    Bill Burnett has always been an entrepreneur at heart. As a former All-American swimmer at Ohio Wesleyan University, Bill has always passion for the sport of swimming. The opportunity to open Goldfish Swim School in Norwood was a perfect fit for Bill and his family.

    Outside of Goldfish, Bill manages Streamline Events, a nationally recognized event management company. The company manages triathlon, cycling and open water swimming events yielding over 10,000 participants annually in New England. One of Streamline's most popular events, the Cohasset Triathlon, has helped raise over $1.5 million in fundraising for Type 1 Diabetes.

    Bill is also the Head Coach of the Cohasset High School swim team. In the 2020, season the girls team finished second overall in the state. The highest finish ever at the MIAA State Meet with only five athletes scoring points.

    Email: bill.burnett@goldfishss.com

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    Mike Pieroni General Manager
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    Mike Pieroni General Manager

    Mike joined our team in 2018 as General Manager and has lead this school ever since. A native of Fall River, Mike spent over 18 years as a trial attorney here in the state.

    He loves coaching children and mentoring young adults. Mike's success is not only seen here at Goldfish but on the soccer fields as well. He coached 11 seasons at a local varsity high school team along with 6 seasons at the Liverpool International Academy.

    Mike is the father of three grown children, Emily, Ben & Kyle.

    We know you'll be impressed with Mike's vision to ensure every member has an exceptional experience here at our school.

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    Cat Hunter Assistant General Manager
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    Cat Hunter Assistant General Manager

    Cat Hunter is the Assistant General Manager of our school. Cat attended the Roger Williams University and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in creative writing. Along with her love of writing and dreams of becoming a professional writer, she is an avid reader of anything that captures her attention whether it be fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even the cereal box. She is also a lover of the outdoors. She enjoys hiking and biking and her happy place is anywhere by water whether that is the ocean, a lake, pond or pool.

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    Jackie Penwarden Regional Manager
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    Jackie Penwarden Regional Manager

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    Mai Whyte Marketing Coordinator
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    Mai Whyte Marketing Coordinator

    Just sit down with Mai for 10 seconds and you will see why she is so passionate about Goldfish!

    Mai started working for us in our Rockland school in May of 2017 where she took hold of our Front Desk responsibilities. She holds a Marketing Degree from Suffolk University and previously worked in Sales & Marketing for CSI Group LLC and the Nantasket Beach Resort.

    Mai is the proud Mom of three boys!

    What does she love about Goldfish? Mai shared “I love the family feel atmosphere of our school. I started out bringing my boys to the Braintree school and quickly fell in love with all that Goldfish stands for.”

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    Sue Kennedy Office Manager
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    Sue Kennedy Office Manager

    Sue Kennedy was the very first employee hired at our sister school in Braintree! In the fall of 2015, she literally make a desk out of cardboard boxes and together we starting working on a marketing plan. Sue quickly became a member favorite and knew everyone who walked through our doors. Over time, Sue has taken on new roles for our organization and now helps manage our vendors and procurement process for our four schools.

    Sue lives locally with her husband and is the proud mother of two children, Alex and Mikayla.

    We asked Sue to share her feelings about working at Goldfish and simply put she said, "I have loved watching Goldfish grow from the very beginning. It's been life changing for me working at a place that I love!"

    Thank you for all you do for our team and our members Sue!

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