Our Executive Team

West Hartford Republican Town Committee's Executive Commitee is elected annually by WHRTC members

Shawn Daly



Shawn has lived in West Hartford for nearly 50 years.  Currently, he is Head of Group Retirement Experience and Product Management for MML Investors Services, LLC, which is a broker/dealer owned by MassMutual.

Shawn graduated from Conard High School, earned a BA in English from The University of Connecticut and also earned an MBA in Managing in the Global Economy from Excelsior College in Albany, NY.

With his wife, Eileen, and daughter, Shannon (a student at Hall High School), Shawn is very active in the philanthropic community.  He is currently Vice-Chairman of the West Hartford Conservation and Environment Commission.  He is also President of the West Hartford Girls Basketball League and is on the Tournament Executive Committee for The Travelers Championship, a PGA Tour Event in Connecticut that raises millions of dollars for charitable organizations throughout Connecticut.  He is also a Fourth Degree Knight of the Knights of Columbus.  A former Jaycee, Shawn is also a Jaycee Statesman.  Previously, Shawn served as a Board of Director and the Junior Division Supervisor for the West Hartford Girls Soccer League.

P.J. Louis



P.J. has lived in West Hartford for 16 years.  Currently, he is General Manager and Vice-President for Century21 AllPoints, based in Connecticut with an office in West Hartford and has been in the local and notional real estate scene for over 25 years including overseeing the eastern US for all Century21 franchises.

P.J. attended Trinity College in Hartford and shortly after became involved in playing soccer before moving into a career in real estate.

With his wife, 3 children and a Golden Retriever, P.J. has been active in the community as a travel girls soccer coach as well as a coach in the West Hartford Youth Baseball League.  In addition, P.J. likes to cook (especially Greek food), coach, fish and of course, spend time with his family.




Ted Mancini

Ted Mancini has lived in West Hartford for over 45 years.  In fact, Ted's family have been in West Hartford since the early 1950's!

Currently, Ted has been an Operations Manager in the construction industry for 22 years and Ted has been married for 28 years.

Ted graduated from Conard High School in 1988 and graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a degreen in Business (Finance) soon after.

Ted has served the West Hartford Community in several capacities.  He was Vice-President for 2 years and then President for 3 years of the West Hartford Youth Football League.  He was a coach in the West Hartford Youth Basketball League for 6 years.

He currently has been serving on the Human Rights Commission for West Hartford for the past year and a half and most recently, he is the Treasurer of the Anastasia Yopp for State House Representative in the 20th District that includes Newington and West Hartford.

Lynda DelGross

Deputy Treasurer


Lynda has been a West Hartford resident for 6 years.  She has a B.S. in Business Management from LaRoche College. In the past, Lynda has managed large scale IT and Marketing projects for many of the insurance , finance and pharmaceutical companies throughout the state, and is Currently an AVP in Global Tax Operations and Control in the banking industry.
Lynda has been a member of the West Hartford RTC for the past 2 years.

Kaye Straw

Kaye has been a West Hartford resident for 25 years after having been recruited from Ohio to teach home economics at Hall High School.  

She holds a B.S. in Education from Ohio University, an MS in Education from the University of Hartford, and an MA from the University of St. Joseph.  

Kaye has been a member of the West Hartford RTC since 1992.

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