Kaplan Construction, a WBE general contractor and construction management firm providing comprehensive building programs across Greater Boston, announced today that its COO, Jane Kaplan Peck, has been named an Outstanding Woman of Family Business by The Warren Group editorial board. Fourteen honorees were recognized on June 8 at the New England Family Business Conference at the historic Omni Parker House in Boston.
The Outstanding Women Award is an annual award that honors the achievements, commitment and dedication of female family business professionals who demonstrate outstanding leadership and commitment both within their businesses and in the communities they serve.
“It is a pleasure to recognize and honor the hard work and dedication of this year’s recipients of the Outstanding Women of Family Business Award,” said Timothy M. Warren Jr., CEO of The Warren Group. “Each individual’s approach to their profession represents a true passion for their work and an admirable commitment to the communities in which they serve.”
Celebrating its 40th anniversary, Kaplan Construction was founded by Jane’s parents, Ken and Cathy Kaplan. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in managerial economics from Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., Jane returned to Boston and joined Leggat McCall Properties as a project assistant/analyst before becoming an assistant project manager at Shawmut Design and Construction. She joined Kaplan Construction in 2006 as an assistant project manager and worked her way up to project manager before transitioning to the role of finance and administrative manager.
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