Executive Spotlight: Jane Ralph/Construct | Business

PITTSFIELD — Jane Ralph was a music major in college, has served as a minister, worked with the homeless and victims of domestic violence in several locations across the country, and roots for the Green Bay Packers.

All of those career twists and disparate interests landed in Great Barrington five years ago, when Ralph became the executive director of Construct, a 52-year-old nonprofit that serves as the leading provider of affordable housing in the southern Berkshires, one of the areas where the income inequality that exists in Berkshire County is most visible and acute.

Construct

Location: 316A State Road, Great Barrington

Contact information: 413-528-1985; constructinc.org

Founded: 1969

Mission: The leading provider of affordable housing in the southern Berkshires. Advocates for affordable and accessible housing for all.

Employees: 10 (seven full time; three part time)

We spoke with Ralph recently about her career path,…

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