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.

Board Officers

Chairperson of the Board

Abigail Jewett, AT&T


Vice Chair

Charles Miller, Macy’s



Secretary Treasurer

Corey Whitely, Ethan Allen 


Immediate Past Chair

Tom Wholley, CT Mattress

Board Members

Don Jones

Pogan Retail

Crady deGolian

Yum! Brands

Charles Miller


Misty Redman

Sears – Store Mgr #1443

David Director

President – CT Lighting Centers

Steve Goldaper

Retail Brand Alliance

Matthew Benedetti

The Home Depot

Brynna Clark

Walgreen Company

Christopher Buchanan


Tony Aitoro

Aitoro Appliance

Pat Madden

Westfield Trumbull

Mike Goman

Goman & York Property Advisors, LLC

Richard Calio

Calio Consulting

Jessica Stram

Target Corporation

Karen Munson

Munson Chocolates

Dan Rubino

Town Fair Tire