Management Team

Connecticut Retailers Management Team


Timothy G. Phelan


Tim Phelan has served in a number of positions in State Government both in the Executive and Legislative Branches. Since joining CRMA in 1995, Tim has been instrumental in the growth of the association. Representing retailer’s interest at the state capital, CRMA has become the leading voice of retailing in Connecticut. Most recently, Tim was instrumental in forming the CRMA Charitable and Educational Foundation. Mr. Phelan is a lifelong resident of Milford, CT where he lives with his wife Cindy, and their 4 daughters Kiley, Anna, Margaret and Alessandra.

Cathy Peruccio

Executive Administrative Assistant

Since 2004, Cathy has played an instrumental role in the growth of CRMA. With the collaboration of the President and Board of Directors, Cathy has run the daily business operations of the association. Her accessibility and outreach to membership has played a key role in the success of the various member programs and legislative initiatives. Cathy is a resident of Glastonbury, CT where she lives with her husband Jim. They have 4 children; Chelsea, Aubrey, Gabrielle and Paul.

Tom Wholley


Connecticut Mattress

Mike Altier

Vice Chairman

Walgreen Company

Corey Whitely


Ethan Allen, Executive Vice President

Marc Green

Immediate Past Chairman

Lux Bond & Green

Board Members

Don Jones

Pogan Retail

Kevin Lundy

Yum! Brands

Thomas R. Zapf


Scarlett Driscoll

Sears - Store Mgr #1443

David Director

President - CT Lighting Centers

Steve Goldaper

Retail Brand Alliance

Matthew Benedetti

The Home Depot

Government Relations

Abigail Jewett


Christopher Buchanan


Tony Aitoro

Aitoro Appliance

Pat Madden

Westfield CT Post Mall

Mike Goman

Goman & York Property Advisors, LLC

Richard Calio

Calio Consulting

Evan Taranto

Target Corporation

Karen Munson

Munson Chocolates

Dan Rubino

Town Fair Tire