Shawn joins us on today’s episode, originally from Cumberland, Shawn received a B.S. from Frostburg State University in Political Science, and Graduate Certificate in Community and Economic Development from Penn State University.
After starting his career with the City of Frostburg, Maryland Department of Community Development, Shawn then served as Executive Director of the Pendleton County Economic and Community Development Authority in Franklin, WV. He was also the Economic Development Coordinator for West Point, Virginia prior to returning to the Cumberland area in March 2012.
Shawn specializes in working with investors and developers to retain existing business, and to grow new business in Cumberland and the surrounding areas.
Shawn and I discuss the various topics including the Rolling Mill Development Project and Peak Harvest. Shawn will be a returning guest so be on the look out for a follow-up episode.