We’re dedicated professionals committed to restoring our historic downtowns and Main Streets.

Our Board brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the organization while each of CMSC’s staff is accomplished in their respective field.  Together, we work to provide solutions that help our members create great downtowns across Connecticut.


Michael Andreana, Chair
Pullman & Comley LLC

David V. Sousa, R.L.A., A.I.C.P., Vice Chair
Landscape Architect and Urban Planner
CDM Smith

Ryan Friedman, Treasurer
May, Bonnee & Clark

Kim A. Healey, Governance Chair
Executive Director
NewAlliance Foundation

Ted J. DeSantos, PE, PTOE, Fund Development Chair
Senior Vice President
Fuss & O’Neill

Diana Deng, Secretary
Real Estate Developer

Aya Beckles Swanson
Vice President
Essex Savings Bank

Toni Berlandy
Community Relations & Economic Development Specialist
Eversource Energy

Ryan Bingham
Senior Government Affairs Manager/Lobbyist
Sullivan & LeShane

Glen Davis
Vice President Community Development
Liberty Bank

Randal Davis
Special Assistant to the Commissioner
CT Department of Transportation

Sean M. Fitzpatrick
Trinity College

Kenneth M. Livingston, AICP
Vice President Projects and Client Services
Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc.

Laura Pirie, AIA
Pirie Associates Architects

Shelly Saczynski, Interim Chair
Former Director, Economic and Community Development
UIL Holdings

Jeffrey Taylor
Senior Vice President & Relationship Manager
Webster Bank

Chris Traczyk
Executive Director
Farmington Bank Community Foundation

David W. Woods, PhD, AICP, PP
Deputy Director of Planning
City of Stamford


Patrick McMahon
President & CEO

Kimberley Parsons-Whitaker
Associate Director

Christine Schilke
Marketing & Development Director

Judith Stahl
Administrative Assistant