2201 Eastland Dr. Suite 2, Bloomington, IL 61704
2201 Eastland Dr. Suite 2, Bloomington, IL 61704

About us

About us

Find out more about Legacy Homes and its team members

Our Story

Created in 2014 as an affiliate to Brady Homes Illinois. With the combined experience of over 50 years of building history, Legacy Homes brings to the Springfield area the expertise and passion to build your next home. We strive to make the building experience stress-free and enjoyable during the entire process. We thrive on providing to our customers an unmatched value and best customer service in Illinois. Making your experience fulfilling takes a step-by- step process and professional organization to accomplish exactly what you need. Legacy Homes is lead by two homebuilding professionals; Ed Brady with over 30 years of experience, building over 2,000 homes over the years, has a passion to bring value and quality to your new home. Dean Graven, a homebuilding professional for over 20 years thrives on providing the best communication and customer service of anyone in the industry making the building process enjoyable.

Cassidy Brady

Director of Operations

phone: 309-533-8586

email: cassidy@bradyhomes.com

Cassidy is the Director of Operations at Legacy Homes. She is a third-generation home builder. After studying in Nashville, TN, Los Angeles, CA, and London, England, Cassidy returned to Illinois to carry on the family legacy in the building industry.

Ed Brady


Ed Brady is the President of Legacy Homes of Illinois with over 25 years of experience within the building industry. Ed is a member of local, state, and national Home Builders Associations. In 2001, he was named President of the Illinois Home Builders Association and he continues to serve on the Executive Committee for the National Association of Home Builders.  Ed is currently the 2016 President of the National Association of Home Builders.  He serves on the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Board of Directors.  Ed resides in Bloomington with his wife Michele and their children Brittany, Cassidy, Erin Kate, and Jack.

Kevin Woodward

Kevin Woodward is the managing partner of the Nashville operations of Legacy Homes Inc., with over 25 years of hands-on experience in the building and remodeling industry. Kevin is a member of the local, state and national, Home Builders Associations. In 2009 and 2010 he was named the President of the Nebraska Home Builders Association and currently serves on or chairs various committees at all three levels. Kevin serves as a director at the local, state and national level and was recently given the distinction of Life Director at NAHB. He is currently serving as the Vice President of the Rutherford County Home Builders Association and will be named the President in January of 2018. Kevin has degrees in Business Economics and Political Science and is a Certified Green Builder and a Certified EPA Lead Renovator. Kevin lives in Nashville with his wife Susan.