SUSAN CRAWFORD CPA, CFO / Controller
Susan Crawford joined Legend Communities in 2007. Susan oversees all aspects of finance, administration, analysis, and information technology. She has over 30 years of experience in the financial sector including more than 20 years in the real estate industry. Susan previously worked with both national and regional real estate development and land management companies in the large Texas markets in Houston and Austin, overseeing the financial aspects of new acquisition, development, construction and amenity operations.
Bill Hayes joined Legend Communities in 2015. Bill oversees all aspects of residential and commercial acquisition, development and construction. He has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. Before joining Legend Communities, Bill was Division President of Scott Felder Homes, a regional homebuilding company, where he managed the startup of both the Austin and San Antonio Divisions. Prior to that he was Vice President of Operations at Newmark Homes.
Randy Hughes has overseen construction projects of Legend Communities since 1994. He is involved in all aspects of the planning, permitting, building and warranting of developments. Prior to joining the company, he worked for over two decades in management positions for other local builders and his own companies in Texas and Oregon. Hughes has completed hundreds of successful single- and multi-family residential and commercial projects.
Grant Dawlett Pre-Development Manager
Grant Dawlett joined the Legend Cpmmunities team in 2020 as Pre-Development Manager after graduating from the University of Texas with a degree in Economics and Business. Grant oversees the pre-development aspects of current commercial and residential projects including single family, multi-family, marinas/resort, and mixed-use developments. Additionally, Grant plays an active role in facilitating the growth of the Legend Communities’ portfolio – including the acquisition, due diligence, and entitlements of future projects.
Jennifer Langlois joined Legend Communities in 2009, bringing over a decade of real estate industry experience to her position as personal assistant to Haythem Dawlett and property manager for the company’s commercial real estate properties. Prior to Legend Communities, she was a custom operations manager for Legacy International Resort Properties, and has also served as an executive assistant for Austin Premiere Properties and as a leasing consultant for Falconhead Apartments.
Kristin Deloney joined Legend Communities in 2008 with over 20 years of business and real estate industry experience in the Texas, California, Nevada and New Mexico markets. Kristin most recently worked for Crescent Communities LLC, where she was a senior community coordinator and worked on Crescent’s various Texas development projects. She also worked with SWD Communities, Lake Las Vegas and Deloney Newkirk Fine Art. Kristin oversees many aspects of Legend Communities’ various businesses, including HOA setup and administration for our communities, real estate contract negotiation and administration.
BEN GONZALES Development Project Manager
Ben Gonzales joined Legend Communities in 2022 as part of our land planning, developement and construction team. Ben brings over 25 years’ experience in Real Estate development and construction experience. Prior to joining Legend Communities, Ben was a residential developoment contractor, home builder and land development consultant. Over the last two decades he has completed dozens of residential, multi-ffamily and commercial development projects.
Rhiannan Oxos joined Legend Communities in 2013 as a Senior Accountant, and transitioned into the Project Controller role over 1 year ago. She brings over 12 years of accounting experience in the architecture, commercial real estate, residential real estate, and marina accounting fields. Rhiannan is involved with the following projects: Rough Hollow Development (Lakeway, TX), Rough Hollow Yacht Club (Lakeway, TX), Cove Harbor Marina Boathouse and Resort (Rockport, TX), Harborwalk Marina (Hitchcock, TX), 360 Storage (Austin, TX), and overseeing the general accounting operations of Legend Communities.
JEN MAREK Project Accountant
Jen Marek, rejoined Legend Communities in 2019 with a strong background in small business administration and more than 20 years of bookkeeping experience. She specializes in real estate, property management and residential construction accounting. Jen works in the Austin office where she oversees general accounting for multiple entities.
Becky Hernandez joined the Legend Communities team in 2014. Becky handles office administrative and support duties for Legend Communities. She is responsible for accounts payable processing, entry and check runs for our Marina/Yacht Club operations and assisting with our Commercial property management. She brings over five years’ experience in office management, with two of those years being in the Real Estate Industry.
Debbie McCoy joined Legend Communities in 2018 as an Accounts Payable Specialist. She brings more than 30 years of experience in commercial construction and residential real estate accounting. Prior to joining Legend Communities, Debbie worked as an Accounts Payable Specialist for a Regional Insurance Company.
Carlee Gonzalez joined Legend Communities in 2019. Carlee works closely with customers, title officers, and our construction and sales teams to coordinate successful transactions from contract execution to closing. She brings over 5 years of experience in customer relations and corporate account management. Prior to joining the Legend Communities team, she worked as an Account Manager at Fishman Corporation.
Rick Schmalz joined Legend Communities team in 2009, bringing over 20 years of residential building experience in both single and multi-family construction. Rick works on various projects including Tuscan Village and Lakeridge at Rough Hollow. He is responsible for all phases of construction from permitting, construction and the warranty process. Prior to joining the company, he worked for other local builders and also in the Chicago Illinois market.
Jeff Smith joined Legend Communities in 2015, as Project Manager for Tuscan Village project and Lake Ridge at Rough Hollow. Jeff brings over 10 years of experience in residential and commercial project management, including custom homebuilding and construction management in the Central Texas area.
Cynthia Galloway joined Legend Communities in 2017 as a Purchasing Coordinator. She plays a vital role in pricing and acquiring materials and options for the residential communities in Lakeway and beyond. Cynthia brings a background that includes many years in the healthcare industry. During this period she cultivated the organizational skills necessary for purchasing in the construction field. She has been an integral part of an expanding and exciting team.
AMY KLIMA Purchasing Assistant
Amy Klima joined Legend Communities in 2021 as a Purchasing Assistant. She brings over 17 years of experience in purchasing and billing in the commercial flooring industry. Amy has been a vital resource in helping the Purchasing Department maintain accurate and up to date residential construction pricing.
SCOTT LEWIS Superintendent
Scott Lewis joined Legend Communities in 2021. Scott has over 12 years of experience in Residential, Multi-Family and Commercial Project Management and Construction. Currently Scott is working on our Tuscan Village Horseshoe Bay development.
DEREK FARRIS Superintendent
Derek Farris joined Legend Communities in 2021. Derek is a new graduate from Texas State University. Derek has over two years experience in Commercial Project Management and Construction. Currently Derek is working on our Tuscan Village Horseshoe Bay development.