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.


Patrick McMahon
President & CEO

Kimberley Parsons-Whitaker
Associate Director

Christine Schilke
Marketing & Development Director

Judith Stahl
Office Manager


Michael Andreana, Chair
Pullman & Comley LLC

Ryan Bingham, Vice Chair
Senior Government Affairs Manager/Lobbyist
Sullivan & LeShane

Ryan Friedman, Treasurer
May, Bonnee & Clark

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

Laura Pirie, AIA, Stewardship Chair
Pirie Associates Architects

Diana Deng, Secretary
Real Estate Developer

Toni Berlandy
Community Relations & Economic Development Specialist
Eversource Energy

Glenn Davis
Vice President Community Development
Liberty Bank

Randal Davis
Deputy Director of Development Services
City of Hartford

Christine Grant
Assistant to the President for Diversity & Community Engagement
University of Hartford

Amanda E. Kennedy, AICP
Assistant Director/Director of Special Projects
Southeastern CT Council of Gov’t

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

Kathy Nanowski, CPSM
VP | Director of Marketing & Business Development
Fuss & O’Neill

Katie S. Pelczar
Acquisitions Director
UBS Global Real Estate

Jeffrey Taylor
Senior Vice President & Relationship Manager
Webster Bank

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