JARI is a non-profit economic development organization that has been a devoted partner of the business community in Cambria and Somerset Counties since 1974.
No matter what business you are in, we're here to help you establish and grow your company in today's global economy.
JARI’s team of business professionals has a combined 155 years of experience in economic and entrepreneurial development. Our agency served over 500 clients in 2018 alone, providing value-added services and connections to the right people in government, commercial lending, equity investing, real estate and other regional, state and federal economic development groups.
Our scope of expertise and professional networks is unrivaled in the region, giving you a "one stop shop" for all your business needs. Simply put, we are here to help you succeed.
JARI’s primary service geography is the Greater Johnstown area, encompassing Cambria and Somerset Counties. We also offer various business assistance programs to other portions of Southwestern Pennsylvania, including SBA micro-lending in Blair County.
If you want to start or grow your business, break into new markets, improve efficiency, and/or advance the capabilities of your employees, contact us at 814.535.8675.