Meet Goundo Behanzin: From Ivory Coast to Berkshire-based business owner

Goundo Behanzin doesn’t want to name the bank that turned down his business loan application. He laughs about it now, proud of his Berkshire International Market on Pittsfield’s North Street.

But some resentment lingers when he concludes about the bank: “They were wrong. I am an accountant teacher, but they couldn’t see it.”