Steve Burnett, a Co-Fiduciary for 401(k) and 403(b) Plans
Steve Burnett brings 34 years of employee benefits experience in 401(k) and 403(b) plans, and specializes in co-fiduciary services for employer sponsored retirement plans in Vermont and New Hampshire.
Stephen is also an accomplished composer and arranger for instrumental and choral music, having seen his compositions performed internationally as well as at Lincoln Amphitheatre and Theatre West Virginia.
Early Life and Education
Steve Burnett has led an eclectic career in entertainment as an actor, comedian, writer, producer, teacher and master of directing. He directed several movies such as Killer of Sheep which took five years to film; created Laugh-U school of Improv and Comedy Performance as well as professor at Kellogg School’s Advanced Executive Program; among many other pursuits.
Oskaloosa resident Ryan Klenk has an in-depth knowledge of local issues and is committed to making a difference for his community. Living in different cities gives him an advantage in making decisions for Oskaloosa. Ryan serves on several boards for United Way of Mahaska County and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mahaska County and as part of Mahaska Community Development Group.
Burnett first gained attention as part of her role in the 1982 movie adaptation of Annie, where she played Miss Hannigan – an unrelenting orphanage headmistress – who she would later reprise for several other projects, such as Once Upon a Mattress (1996) in which she played pea-averse Princess Winnifred).
In the 1980s, she starred as many beloved characters on Mama’s Family for eight seasons – which featured popular sitcom shows such as Desperate Housewives and Hawaii Five-O.
Steve currently serves on the Mahaska Communication Group board and has been an active community volunteer since moving to Oskaloosa in 2014. His experience in both rural and urban environments gives him a unique viewpoint into issues facing his city. Steve holds licenses in life and health insurance as well as securities (Series 7, 63, and 66) from various regulatory bodies as well as being certified by the Center of Fiduciary Studies as an Accredited Investment Fiduciary.
Achievement and Honors
Burnett has received many honors throughout his distinguished career. These include receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award from Directors Guild of America; being honored with induction into Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame and earning a place on Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Burnett has made guest appearances in several television programs, such as Mama’s Family and Fresno. She has also graced Broadway in two productions: Moon Over Buffalo (1995-96) and A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters (limited engagement run, 2003-06).
As an executive producer, he has worked on various network television shows such as Generation Gap (ABC), Beat Shazam (FOX), Shark Tank (ABC), Survivor (NBC), Celebrity Apprentice (NBC), Beyond the Tank (ABC). Furthermore, he has directed episodes from various series.
Steve Burnett is an engaged member of Oskaloosa City Council since 2016, providing him with an unique perspective due to his diverse professional experiences across different areas. Steve brings extensive knowledge and skills that contributes significantly to this effort.
He is an accomplished music composer and arranger whose compositions have been performed in instrumental and choral ensembles across the US. Additionally, he has performed as an actor onstage while writing numerous scripts, such as THE OWL one-act play as well as radio dramas GAFFE’S TRAIL and MURDER IN REAL CITY.
He has also trained several improvisational comedy troupes, such as Luxury Cruise Singles Mixer and Leela’s Armando Company, and conducted workshops including Character Workshop, Use It All!, Group Game, and Major 6th. Additionally, he has performed in a number of musical improv shows like Magic!.
Canadian entrepreneur Pierre is estimated to be worth an estimated net worth of $1.5 billion ($1.1 billion USD), thanks to his stake in Canada Goose. You’ve likely seen their winter coats on rappers, CEOs and people living in cold climates alike.
Burnett has worked with numerous celebrities throughout his career, such as Natalie Merchant, The Wallflowers, K.D Lang and Tony Bennett; in addition to providing music for films like O Brother, Where Art Thou? and Cold Mountain.
Family business known for their bright green trucks is Leon’s Centre Foundation; additionally they sit on Baycrest Centre Foundation’s Board of Directors as founders and members.