Nancy St. Germaine is an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Ojibwe, respected realtor, general contractor, wife, mother, and active community member in the Twin Cities. A lifelong activist and advocate for minority communities, Nancy’s achievements reflect her passion for building a stronger more equitable society. The positive impact of her decades of work can be seen across the Twin Cities at 826 MSP, CAPI, and Pillsbury United Communities. As the owner of Raven Construction Inc. Nancy remains vigilant in her commitment to the community. She focuses on partnering with local small businesses and nonprofit organizations and empowering them through the process of finding, developing, and building their new spaces.
When she is not working in the field at Raven Construction, Nancy spends her time supporting various organizations across the Twin Cities. Most notably as a consultant to the Lake Street Council helping businesses damaged by the 2020 uprising connect with minority-owned firms and as the Director of Real Estate for the Creative Opportunity Zone in Saint Paul.
Three Questions with Nancy:
What do you do?
I am working to build a better community by helping organizations, and individuals discover their potential when they invest in building a space that aligns with their values, aesthetics, and budget.
What are you most proud of?
Starting my own construction firm as an indigenous woman in the industry and helping other minority entrepreneurs do the same.
What is your favorite part of the job?
I am most proud of my work when I see a client thriving in their new space long after the project is complete.
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Raven Construction Inc is an indigenous and woman-owned construction and consulting firm with a history of helping small businesses and non-profit organizations build their first space in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We’re dedicated to creating exceptional products for our clients.