Our Mission

To be a source of relevant and timely information on compensation, benefits, work-life balance, recognition, performance management and talent development for Total Rewards Professionals in the Central Connecticut and Western Massachusetts areas. We will achieve this by offering WorldatWork certification courses, creating and delivering educational Total Rewards programming and fostering a Total Rewards community among our members through networking opportunities and active information-sharing. Being a WorldatWork chapter, we will leverage the national association’s capabilities and reach by facilitating members’ interests and concerns.

Board of Directors

Title Name
President Cheryl D’Angelo
Treasurer Sarah Morgan
Secretary Phillip Montgomery
Communications Marc Kroll
Membership Annette Ruchwa
Programs Jerry Kardas
Directors At Large Dan Purushotham Betsy Larson

If you would like to get in touch with a board member, please use our contact form.


As a WorldatWork Affiliate member, Colonial Total Rewards Association is able to offer local practitioners networking advantages along with professional development opportunities, exclusive featured content and discounted pricing on WorldatWork education and membership.

WorldatWork brings together the best professionals from around the world to provide the foremost education, leadership and community dedicated to elevating employee experiences and organizational performance. For over 65 years, WorldatWork has set the standard in rewards best practices, professional development and human capital leadership. Over 90% of the Global 500 companies trust and rely on WorldatWork education and certified professionals to power their employee rewards, engagement and retention efforts.

WorldatWork is the certifying body of globally recognized designations: Certified Compensation Professional (CCP®), Certified Benefits Professional (CBP®), Certified Compensation Professional-Canada (CCP®-C), Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®), Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP®) and Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP®).

WorldatWork Journal, WorldatWork Press, and Telework Advisory Group are part of the WorldatWork family.