MEET the team
Ken Russ, DBIA
Ken Russ has lived in the Norwalk area all of his life. Ken started his career with architectural firm owned by Charles Effinger 1988. While working at the architects office Ken discovered Autocad in its infancy. He spent many hours studying and became a proficient self taught Autocad user and instructor. In 1996 he went from Architectural Draftsman/Designer to Project Manger and went on to became Senior Manger while also leading a team of Project Managers. In 2007 he achieved his Design Build Certification through the Design Build Institute of America (DBIA). At that time, he was 1 of a 1,000 across the United States to hold this certification. In 2008, Ken went out on his own and is now the owner of Russwood Enterprises, LTD that does business as Legends, a General Contracting Company. He has been on the board of The Norwalk Area United Fund for over 16 years and volunteers/supports for various community projects.
Bryan Roberts grew up and currently resides in Berlin Heights. He was raised around the construction business with his parents being small business owners in the same town. Bryan started his career with a general contractor out of Clyde, OH. A year later he took an opportunity to advance his expertise with Legends General Contractors. He has been with Legends for 8 years. From laborer, to superintendent, to project manager, he is multi-faceted when it comes to the construction business. Bryan has hands on experience and is passionate about every task he undertakes.
Taylor Hartman has lived in the Norwalk area all of her life. She graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2016. Her studies were focused on Accounting and Management. She started working in May of 2016 as Assistant office manager and quickly became Office Manager later that year. Taylor also manages several sister companies along with other established local businesses in our area.