Meet the Gear Grinders
Founded in 2002, Legend Web Works is a full-service Cincinnati-based web design company.
For the past 18 years, we have served businesses ranging from small start-up firms to major corporations. We currently maintain websites for companies in more than 200 cities throughout North America.
Cincinnati’s Business Courier has named Legend one of Top 10 web design firms in the Tri-State region every year since 2010.
Our team is dedicated to creating a website that is useful and effective for your business. From the time your site goes live through its ongoing evolution, we are here to help you maintain an outstanding presence on the web.
Kedrick Fitzgerald, founder
Kedrick founded Legend Web Works in 2002. Under his leadership, Legend Web Works has grown from a small startup to one of the Top 10 web design firms in the Tri-State region, as reported in the prestigious Business Courier Book of Lists, every year since 2010.
He is currently responsible for the overall direction and vision for the company.
Jesse Kankowski, operations director
Jesse oversees all general operations, billing, human resources, and training at Legend Web Works. He coordinates resources between teams in the office, works with clients and helps with solving problems that arise. Jesse started at Legend Web Works in 2011. Previous to working with us, he spent 5 years in Retail Management and 4 years as a Department Manager where he gained experience in customer service, billing, accounts payable/receivable, and more.
Addie Fitzgerald, business development
As company co-owners, Addie and her husband, Kedrick, provide vision and direction to the Legend team. Addie currently manages our relationships with school district clients and works to share the school website co-op opportunity with other districts throughout Ohio and the surrounding region. Addie’s background in public relations and marketing is put to work as she focuses on business development, client communications and oversight of the school website advertising program.
Jen Howell, project manager
Jen manages our New Development team at Legend Web Works. Her team supports our new website design clients, custom development projects, and is also responsible for making our clients web design experience the best possible.
Jen joined Legend Web Works in 2014 with more than 15 years of retail management experience. She earned her BBA from the University of Cincinnati in 2001.
Corey Hastings, project manager
Corey joined the Legend Web Works team in 2018. He handles a variety of tasks, from designing new websites to implementations to assisting in customer support. Corey has 4 years of graphic design experience and 2 years of marketing experience which benefit Legend Web Works' clients each and every day.
Kelly Grimes, support manager
Kelly has been an integral part of the Legend Web Works team since 2008. She currently works as the manager of Website Support, Google Services and Google My Business Monitoring. Prior to her career with Legend Web Works, Kelly managed an architectural firm in downtown Cincinnati for 8 years and studied graphic design at Cincinnati State University.
Mellanie Sammond, support assistant
Mellanie joined Legend Web Works in 2019. Her primary role is to work along side our support team to assist with Website Support, Google Services and Google My Business Monitoring. Prior to joining our team, she worked as a Dental Assistant.
Ryan Coey, developer
Ryan began working at Legend Web Works in 2010 and serves as our lead software developer. He builds functionality for clients “behind the scenes” and develops and integrates solutions to meet the specific business needs of each client. He is responsible for ensuring every website Legend Web Works builds meets the highest standards in the industry. Prior to his position here, Ryan was in management in the hospitality industry and studied programming at Cincinnati State University.
Rob Frank, developer
Rob began working at Legend Web Works in 2017. As a developer and designer, he works on implementing designs for our new development team. Rob graduated from University of Cincinnati's Electronic Media program in 2014, where he also studied marketing. Prior to Legend Web Works, Rob gained experience developing corporate websites in the healthcare field.
Sarah Bode, designer
Sarah joined Legend Web Works in 2020 after obtaining her degree in Graphic Communication Design from the University of Cincinnati. She is a web developer and designer for our new development team and is responsible for designing, building and implementing websites for our new clients.
Jason Walters, designer
Jason began working at Legend Web Works in 2020 as web developer and designer for our new development team. Jason has degrees in Graphic Design and Interactive Media Studies and has over 9 years’ experience in the field. Prior to joining our team, Jason shared his skills as a web design specialist for a Miami University.