With over 35 years of experience in home building, Jim Chapman has been President of Legend Homes since 1993. He has been a member of the Oregon Home Builders Association (OHBA) Board of Directors since 1998 and was one of the Directors of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) from 1998 to 2005. Mr. Chapman has also served on the Construction Industry Crime Prevention Program’s Board of Directors since 2006. In 2007, he served as Chair of the Land Use and Taxation Committee for the Oregon Home Builders Association.Mr. Chapman has served on two task forces established by Governor Kitzhaber and was a founding Board Member of the Tri-County Building Industry Services Board and the Metropolitan Codes Consolidation Task Force. He is also a charter sponsor of the Oregon Streamlining Effort through the National Conference of States on Building Codes and Standards. Mr. Chapman also serves on Earth Advantage’s Board of Directors and will so until 2014.
Jim Chapman was President of the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Portland (HBAMP) in 2005 and President of the Oregon Home Builders Association in 2011. In addition, the HBA and the Oregon Building Industry Association named Mr. Chapman the 2001 Oregon Builder of the Year. In 2005 and 2007 the HBAMP also named him Builder of the Year.
Diane Jarvis has worked in finance for land and new home development companies for more than 20 years. Ms. Jarvis serves as the primary liaison between lending banks and Matrix Development/Legend Homes, and is responsible for project financing of land acquisition and new home construction. She also leads the accounting team, whose goal is to provide our management team information needed to build on our success.
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In October of 2002, Mike Goodrich, a certified State of Oregon Master Builder, was selected to manage and oversee the Corvallis division of Legend Homes. Heavily involved in development in Linn and Benton Counties, Mr. Goodrich has been in the home building business for more than 22 years. He has served on the Board of Directors as Treasurer for the Willamette Valley Home Builders Association, the Advisory Board of the Oregon State University Department of Design and Human Environment and the United Way and the State of Oregon Low Rise Residential Structures Board. In 2008 Mike was elected President of the Willamette Valley HBA and also received their recognition for Builder of the year.In 2004, Mike was one of the first board members of the Oregon Residential Structures Board, of which he is still a member. He has been a board member of the Oregon Home Builders Association (OHBA) since 2005 and an Executive Committee Member of the organization since 2008. In 2008 the OHBA presented Mike with the Robert Miller Presidents Award. In 2010 Mike was elected Chairman of the Oregon Construction Industry Energy Board and in 2011 became the OHBA Education Chairman.
Nancy Oswald has been a member of the Legend Homes team since July of 2003. She began her career in the new home construction industry in 1974 with a background in single family communities and multi-family projects. Nancy manages our Design Center and oversees many facets of new home construction, including homebuyer selections, products offered, options available, and homebuyer relations during construction. Nancy guides our home buyers through the selection process from the time of their purchase and helps them customize and personalize their home to fit their needs and desires. The many products in our Design Center have been carefully evaluated for quality, durability and availability before being considered fit for a Legend Home. Nancy supports the events of the HBA and NAWIC (National Association of Women in Construction).
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Bob started in the building industry in the mid 1980′s and has been in the home selling business since the early 1990′s. As the principal broker for Legend Homes, he heads a team that is specifically trained to understand the ever-changing new home customer needs. He is dedicated to providing homebuyers with the best new home sales professionals in the region. To ensure customer satisfaction, he leads the sales staff in regular trainings that build on a company model of continuous quality improvement.
With Legend Homes since 2000, Krista Boyd is responsible for managing media budgets and buys, community event planning, public relations campaigns, market analysis and strategic marketing campaigns and even staging spec homes. Ms. Boyd has been inducted as a member into the Institute of Residential Marketing (M.I.R.M.), the most prestigious sales and marketing designation given by the National Association of Home Builders. She is one of seven members in Oregon and among less than 1,000 nationwide with the M.I.R.M. designation. Ms. Boyd is also actively involved in the Portland Home Builders Association.
As Legend Homes’ Quality Assurance Manager, Carol works with homeowners answering questions on the care and maintenance of their homes as well as continually strives to improve Legend Homes’ construction process with a forward thinking Quality Assurance Program. Carol graduated from the Wieland University of Construction as a Signature Builder. She has multiple certifications and training in building science specializing in the exterior envelope and has been certified to teach window and door installation at Northwest College of Construction.Carol has a strong commitment to the community and the building industry. She is a charter member of Born to Build Toastmasters and is currently serving as President of the Portland Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC). She also volunteers for Habitat for Humanity-All Women Build, Mentoring A Girl in Construction, a free Summer Construction Camp for High School Girls, and has had the opportunity to travel to South Africa with People to People and NAWIC to study building practices in South Africa.
David Oringdulph Founder and Special Projects Manager
Legend Homes founder David Oringdulph has been in the home building business for over 40 years. Mr. Oringdulph’s success is built upon his expert knowledge of land acquisition, land development and the industry awards, including a lifetime achievement award from the National Association of Home Builders. He is involved in a number of local organizations that contribute to the health and well-being of disadvantaged children.