Shaun Donovan

Shaun has 15 years of experience in economic development with the last 5 years developing programs that bridge workforce development with education and regional business development.  Most recently he worked for the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC as the Director of Regional Workforce Partnerships.  In addition to his official role in economic development, Shaun is also an entrepreneur who has started several businesses within the Harrisburg, PA region.  Provisions was an urban grocery store located in center city Harrisburg aimed at brining fresh and healthy food to the neighborhood.  Appalachian Organics is an online natural food store that was started in 2013.  Shaun holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Finance from York College of Pennsylvania and a Master’s Degree in Leadership and Business Ethics from Duquesne University.

In addition to his professional pursuits, Shaun is a coach for his local Little League baseball team, an active leader in his son’s Boy Scout Troop, and Volunteer Firefighter.