If you're looking for signs of growth and progress in Erie, it helps to have the right tour guide. Katrina Vincent is a young economic development professional with a powerhouse resume and a deep knowledge of the local business landscape. She's working hard to help companies stay in the region, create jobs, and flourish financially.
Inspired by the 1940 York Plan, an initiative that boosted manufacturing during World War II, the York Plan 2.0 is a rethinking of the city's economy around robotics and a 240,000-square-foot innovation district.
Sitting at the confluence of the Lehigh and Delaware Rivers, this historic Pennsylvania city boasts an idyllic setting and a vibrant, walkable downtown. Jared Mast returned to the Lehigh Valley to play a role in his hometown's renaissance. For him, there is no typical day on the job.
Like many Pennsylvania regions, the Greater Susquehanna Valley is working hard to attract and retain companies and talent. Thanks to a robust young professionals organization, a dedicated economic development community, stellar higher ed institutions, cool towns and fun breweries, they're on their way. Join us on May 17 in Mifflinburg for Gather Up: Susquehanna Valley, a networking event and celebration of the region.
Designer and developer Anne Lopez creates companies that forge bonds, whether it's between couples looking to spice things up, singles seeking connection, or consumers looking for online reviews they can trust.