Mission Investors

Companies and organizations invest and contribute to Focus Central PA, a 501c3 nonprofit, to support the mission to attract investment that cultivates economic growth in Central Pennsylvania.  All investments go to grow and support the efforts of the region’s resource promoting new corporate investment!

Norfolk Southern

Board Level Investor:A leading transportation provider, Norfolk Southern operates 19,500 route miles in 22 states and D.C., supports international trade with service to every major Eastern seaport, 10 river ports, and nine lake ports, and operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East. www.NSCorp.com

North Shore Railroad Company & Affiliates

Board Level Investor: Established in 1984, the North Shore Railroad Company & Affiliates is comprised of six short line railroads across Central Pennsylvania. JVRR, LVRR, NBER, NSHR, SVRR operate on tracks owned by the SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority. North Shore provides quality rail service to a variety of businesses and industries located in Central Pennsylvania, running on 256.2 miles of track.

SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority

Board Level Investor: SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority’s mission is to preserve and foster rail service in Central Pennsylvania and to further economic development through retention, improvement and expansion of the infrastructure and the rail service it supports.

Provco Group

Board Level Investor: Provco redevelops underutilized sites and acquires desirable real estate for development and use by third party tenants like Wawa, CVS, Starbucks, and others.

Advance Central PA

Board Level Investor: Advance Central PA oversees programs designed to assure that businesses in Central Pennsylvania remain competitive and grow jobs; for workers to obtain skills; and resources to create economically resilient communities.

UGI Utilities, Inc.

Platinum Level Investor: UGI Utilities, Inc. is a natural gas and electric utility committed to delivering reliable, safe and affordable energy to our 700,000 customers in 45 counties in Pennsylvania and one county in Maryland.

Fulton Bank

Platinum Level Investor: Fulton Bank, part of Fulton Financial Corporation, a $25 billion financial services holding company, offers a broad array of financial products and services in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia. Fulton Bank has over 200 financial centers and specialty offices and over 230 ATMs in neighborhoods across the region.

Pennsylvania Business Central

Platinum Level Investor:Pennsylvania Business Central is a monthly business journal covering 23 counties in central Pennsylvania, both in print and on the Web. It is also published alternately with The Marcellus Business Central, which is dedicated to the Marcellus Shale gas play in Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio and northern West Virginia.

PennCore Consulting

Gold Level Investor: PennCore Consulting LLC (PennCore) is an engineering and land surveying company located in Central Pennsylvania with locations in Williamsport and Tower City, PA. PennCore was created to provide common sense, simple solutions for the most complex projects.  Our goal is to focus on the client’s objective and assist with the most direct path for success.

PPL Electric Utilities

Gold Level Investor: PPL Electric Utilities maintains the wires and facilities that deliver electricity and the meters that measure electricity use in eastern and central Pennsylvania, a subsidiary of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL). 

Grayston Enterprises

Gold Level Investor: Grayston Enterprises specializes in commercial real estate investments.

Geisinger Health Foundation

Gold Level Investor: For more than 100 years, philanthropy has been at the heart of Geisinger. Rooted in our communities, Geisinger Health Foundation and our generous supporters power a wellness movement to make better health easier for everyone.


Gold Level Investor: LIVIC Civil provides civil engineering guide services for project planning and permitting.


Gold Level Investor: Bohler provides land development consulting and technical design services to owners and developers across all commercial, institutional, and residential markets.


Gold Level Investor: Encina provides circular building blocks from end-of-life plastic, providing a reliable solution for customers. Encina is investing $1.1 billion to build the Encina Point Township Circular Manufacturing Facility. The construction and operation of this facility are projected to inject more than $2.1 billion into the local and state economies over the next five years.


Gold Level Investor: Mowery provides general construction on Design-Bid-Build projects for a diverse range of clients.

Stahl Sheaffer Engineering, LLC

Gold Level Investor: Stahl Sheaffer Engineering provides multi-discipline civil engineering services from eight locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. Services include building structural engineering, bridge design and inspection, construction inspection, geotechnical engineering, land development, survey and reality capture, and transportation engineering.  


Gold Level Investor: Terracon is a consulting engineering firm, that has more than 5,000 employee-owners serving all 50 states nationwide, providing clients innovative, technology-based solutions in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services.

Blue Creek Investments

Gold Level Investor: Blue Creek Investments is investing in Central PA to provide high quality site options for advanced manufacturing projects.

Citizens' Electric

Silver Level Investor: Citizens’ Electric Company of Lewisburg, PA is an investor-owned electric utility and is regulated by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.  The service area encompasses approximately 55 square miles of territory in the borough of Lewisburg, Buffalo, East Buffalo and small portions of Kelly and West Buffalo Townships in Union County. Operating one 69,000 volt substation and approximately 220 miles of 12,470 volt overhead and underground distribution lines, Citizens’ delivers More than 160,000,000 kilowatt hours of highly reliable electricity annually.

Patton Warehousing

Silver Level Investor: Patton Warehousing is a family owned and operated company with over 2 million square feet of warehouse storage space in the United States. Patton Warehousing, LLC is part of The Patton Logistics Group family of companies, with Transportation Services provided via Watsontown Trucking Company and Freight Management Services by Patton Logistics.

Keystone Real Estate Group

Silver Level Investor: Keystone Real Estate Group, LP offers customized commercial property management solutions that account for the unique needs and differences of various properties.