Your source for every corner of Clarion County

Clarion County, Pennsylvania has so much to offer growing companies — and we’re your single source for everything that matters to you. Clarion County Economic Development Corporation is here to support companies by connecting them with the many types of resources they need to grow and thrive.

Whether you’re interested in bringing a new facility to Clarion County, are a local company that’s ready to grow or move to another location, or are an entrepreneur preparing to launch a startup, we’re here to provide the support and connections you need to succeed.

We’re also happy to answer your questions about any aspect of business and life in Clarion County. From helping you identify the right community for your needs to finding the perfect site for your project, we’ll pull everything together on your behalf. Just contact us and let us know what you need, and we’ll go to work for you!



Clarion County Economic Development Corporation
840 Wood St.
103 Carrier Administrative Bldg.
Clarion, PA 16214

Office: 814-226-9045


Shannon Barrios, Executive Director

Shannon (Beam) Barrios has served as Executive Director of the Clarion County Economic Development Corporation since October of 2016.  Originally from Knox, Pennsylvania, Shannon brings a wide array of global experience spanning multiple industry verticals to Clarion County’s development efforts.  Shannon has a BA in Music and English Literature from Bucknell University and an MPA concentrating in International Business from Columbia University.  In addition to her work at the CCEDC, Shannon serves on several regional and international boards and advisory councils, and she continues to support various social justice and education initiatives both locally and throughout the developing world.  Shannon and her husband Josue live in Emlenton with their two daughters, Genesis and Ezra-Corynn, and their dog, Zion.

Jarred Heuer, Economic Development Specialist

Jarred Heuer joined the Clarion County Economic Development Corporation in November of 2019.  Jarred grew up in Rockland County, NY, in the New York City metropolitan area.  Prior to joining the CCEDC, Jarred worked in management of Business Development for a non-profit in Philadelphia, PA.  He also served as a Community Developer for his local neighborhood, engaging with civic and business leaders to elevate the community.   Jarred earned his B.A. degree in Economic Development from Eastern University in 2012.  He and his wife, Courtney, now live in Coal Hill with their daughter, Rosalie.