A graduate of the Ohio State University with two engineering degrees, Mr. Phelan has been married to his wife Kathleen for nearly 40 years, is the father of three and grandfather of 9. Now retired, during his 44+ year career he served as an IT executive (VP of Systems) and a CPA.
Mr. Phelan has been active in the community through his involvement with The Ohio State University Alumni Association where he is a past Chairman of the Alumni Advisory Group for the College of Systems & Industrial Engineering; his membership in the Saint Mary of Sorrows Council of the Knights of Columbus; and over a decade of service to the Burke Center community where he served on the Architectural Review Board (including as Chairman) and currently serves as a member of the Appeals Board.
Mr. Phelan has been a member of the Board of Directors of Marion Homes, Inc.
since 2010 and was elected Treasurer for three of those years.
"When I meet St. Peter at the pearly gates I will remind him of the family I helped raise and my service at Marian Homes. Everything else will be a distant third."