Fay-Penn Enables Business Success!


Fay-Penn staff, assisted by our partner organizations, has delivered customized, turn-key support for any business need for over 25 years. During 2016 alone, we helped almost 70 firms with services ranging from business planning to operational training.  We take the time to understand your specific, exact needs, and then work with you one-on-one to reach your goals.







Lori Scott
Business Support Coordinator

Bob Shark
Executive Director

Let our team help you experience Fayette County's business amenities firsthand!

Fay-Penn's business support partners include the likes of Small Business Development Centers, the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, Governor’s Action Team, Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission, Pittsburgh Regional Alliance, area Chambers of Commerce and Redevelopment Authorities, the Appalachian Regional Commission, the United States Department of Agriculture, and Federal, State, and Local Elected Officials, to name a few.

♦  Startup, Retention & Expansion
♦  Workshops & Seminars
♦  Financing
♦  Consulting

♦  Process & Quality Improvement
♦  Manufacturing Consortium
♦  Tax Credits (KOZ, Job Creation, Etc.)
♦  Selling to Government Agencies

♦  Exporting
♦  Global Partnerships
♦  Supply Chain Referral


QuickBooks2“The Saint Vincent College SBDC understands the impact of providing no-fee management consulting and low-cost educational programming to the Fayette County business community. Our collaboration with Fay-Penn has exceeded all expectations in generating numerous new business ventures.”
‑‑ James Kunkel, Executive Director, SBDC Saint Vincent College

"We are appreciative to Fay-Penn for not only providing us with the capital necessary to get our dream off the ground, but for also providing services outside of financial support to keep our business moving forward.  We highly recommend that any Fayette County business owners or new startup companies take advantage of the exceptional services Fay-Penn offers.”
‑‑ Matt Smiley, Owner, Laurel Highlands Brewing

Gerome“The staff at Fay-Penn, as always, has been very helpful. They have gone way past the call of duty. The area is blessed to have such an organization right in our back yard.”
‑‑ Joe Putila, President, Gerome Manufacturing Company