CCEDC names MaryFrances McGarrity as Development Director

Monday October 22nd, 2012

EDITORS: The following information is for immediate release. If you have any questions, please contact Mike Grigalonis, COO of the Chester County Economic Development Council, at 610 458-5700.

Chester County Economic Development Council names
MaryFrances McGarrity Development Director

EXTON _ The Chester County Economic Development Council has named MaryFrances McGarrity as its new Development Director.

“MaryFrances will be responsible for building and maintaining successful partnerships with our investors” said Gary Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Development Council. “We think her diverse professional experience will be a perfect fit for the position.”

McGarrity has experience in sales, leasing and operations. She recently held positions with Jackson Cross Partners of King of Prussia, Morrissey Partners, LLC in Valley Forge and Bayada Home Health Care of Moorestown, NJ. McGarity has also been a partner in a catering company and taught elementary school.

She is a graduate ofSt. Joseph’s and Immaculata universities and completed graduate courses atWest ChesterUniversity. She holds a real estate license and is a registered PIAA basketball official.


The Chester County Economic Development Council is a private, non-profit economic development organization that has been nurturing economic growth in Chester County and the surrounding region for over 50 years. The Council’s portfolio of business growth services includes: low-interest financing, small business lending, workforce training, retention and expansion, customized international business assistance, land and building site selection, brownfields consultation and remediation, urban redevelopment, and agricultural economic development. The Council also offers state-of-the art conference and training facilities at its facility in Eagleview. For more information, see

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