Partners are generally Industrial Development Corporations for a particular county.  They receive two seats on our board and receive direct marketing of their region and commercial properties. Focus serves seven (7) contiguous counties in Central Pennsylvania with a total population of 468,250 and total labor force of 221,795, and home to 17,742 business establishments. The counties and major municipalities include Centre (State College, Bellefonte); Columbia (Bloomsburg, Berwick); Montour (Danville); Union (Lewisburg, Mifflinburg); Snyder (Selinsgrove); Northumberland (Sunbury, Milton); and Mifflin (Lewistown). Focus is a direct result of a broad range of regional partners, investors and supporters that see the importance and value of regional collaboration to leverage investment and maximize returns in attracting new corporate investment that benefits our regional economy and communities today and for future generations.

Upcoming Events

  1. Focus Central PA Board of Directors Meeting

    March 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  2. NEARS (North East Association of Rail Shippers) Spring Forum

    April 3 @ 8:00 am - April 5 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Focus Central PA Board of Directors Meeting

    May 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Jennifer Myers, Vice President of Economic Development
Centre County Chamber of Business & Industry (CBICC)

Phone: 814-404.8499

Nick Felice, President
Mifflin County Industrial Development Corporation (MCIDC)

Phone: 717.242.0393

Jennifer Wakeman, Executive Director
DRIVE (Columbia & Montour Counties)

Phone: phone570.284.4296

Shawn McLaughlin, AICP, CPRP
Planning Director, Union County

Phone: phone570.524.3840

Donald E. Alexander,  
Director of Economic Planning and Development, Northumberland County

Phone: phone570.988.4343

Larry Eckstine  
Member, Susquehanna Industrial Development Corporation (SIDCO)

Phone: phone570.374.0381