Pamela J. Shupp, AICP, CEcD

Pamela J. Shupp

Position
Pamela is responsible for managing the economic development strategy for the Greater Reading Economic Partnership (GREP).  She leads the GREP team to provide the best possible business support to prospects considering Berks County as a location and to existing businesses that need to grow and expand. She manages several regional and state partnerships and initiatives to ensure that Berks County has access to economic development resources.

Professional & Education History
Pamela has more than 30 years of experience in economic, housing, and community development with various private companies and government agencies including 12 years with the City of Reading where she served as Community and Economic Development and Redevelopment Authority Director.

She earned two substantial professional certifications – the AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) from the American Planning Association and the CEcD (Certified Economic Developer) designation from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).

Pamela is a native of Berks County, and received a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration and Urban and Regional Planning from Bloomsburg University.

Community and Board Leadership

  • Pennsylvania Economic Development Association, Board of Directors, President
  • Team Pennsylvania Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Northeastern Economic Development Association (NEDA), Board of Directors
  • Business Opportunity Committee, Reading Downtown Improvement District
  • Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry Government Affairs Committee
  • Foreign Trade Zone Corp of Southern PA, President
  • WTC of Harrisburg, Board of Directors
  • Reading Muhlenberg Career and Technology Center, Executive Committee

Connect with Pamela:
E: Pamela@GreaterReading.com
P: (610) 376.4237

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