• Our Team

Jay Ripsky

Senior Vice President

As senior vice president, Jay leads our K-12 operations team and plays a key role leading the Safety and Quality teams. Jay’s career in construction began with a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Southern Illinois University. Since joining Pepper Construction, Jay has served in many areas of operations, developing a broad level of experience in a wide variety of markets including health care, retail, K–12, and commercial and institutional work. He has also managed our Self Perform market, expanding the reach outside of Pepper Construction and developing the infrastructure and team for that market.