Ramy Sindi - President
Ramy was born in Bahrain. He moved to Houston, Texas at the age of twelve. Being bi-lingual he graduated with a bachelor's in International Business from Sam Houston State University.
After working with other companies in the retail and commercial industries he started working with our current client in Houston. Ramy then moved to Indianapolis to help increase our client's customer acquisitions and retention. After experiencing a lot of growth, our client invested in Ramy and his company to move to Louisville, Kentucky in February 2015 to expand their business services.
Since opening, we have experienced over 400% growth, and our client has asked us to expand outside the Midwest to open up another location. Ramy decided to come back home to Houston after seeing what Hurricane Harvey has done, Ramy wants to be a part of rebuilding the great city of Houston. January 2018 is the start of a new market in Houston. He has never felt so much passion for Houston, he plans on not only growing our client but providing opportunities and jobs for Houstonians.
Since moving back to Houston, Ramy has opened up 3 more offices.
kelby owen - head of talent development
Kelby Owen is a Dallas native that has a new founded love for Houston. She attended Blinn College in College Station before moving to Houston to finish at the University of Houston. She began her career at Legacy Business Development Inc. during her schooling at UH.
Kelby began at Legacy in an entry-level position and quickly moved to Talent Development after she realized how much she loves the culture and being a part of her team’s growth. She appreciates how much this team has inspired her to develop personally and professionally. Fun fact: Kelby is a proud dog mom to her Australian Shephard, Jax.
jose nicasio - assistant market director
Jose Nicasio a former Dominican baseball player and coach raised in New Jersey currently living in Houston, TX. He is a Medical Institute graduate, certified strength and conditioning specialist in baseball and ACE Certified Coach. Nicasio worked with young athletes ranging from 7 years old to premier college baseball/softball players. In his coaching career, he also Managed and owned fitness gyms where he started his business sales development. With over 10 years of experience in the personal training business, Jose wanted to expand his business and leadership career, that’s when he found Legacy Business Development.
SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER
Stephan Zukowski or Zuko as we affectionately call him was born in Danbury, Connecticut. His family moved to Kingwood, Texas when he was 4 years old where attended school and lettered in football and shot put. Upon graduating with honors, he attended Texas State University before transferring to Texas A&M where he studied Applied Exercise Physiology.
Zuko lived in Australia for a year before moving back to Houston. From there, he held roles in management for Gold’s Gyms, and also in retail. He found himself wanting more in life and soon found Legacy Business Development. Zuko was excited to find a company that gives him the opportunity for growth both in his personal and professional life. He is most excited about the opportunity to improve all aspects of his life from sales, to training, to personal growth under the proven leadership of the company President.
Outside of work, Zuko loves maintaining an active lifestyle including going to the gym and spending quality time with his two dogs and performing standup comedy around Houston.
Darwin Fajardo Juarez - SEnior account manager
Darwin Fajardo Juarez was born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and grew up in the town of La Ceiba, Honduras. Growing up, he attended bilingual schools, which helped prepare him for life in the U.S. In high school, he served as captain of the soccer team for 4 years and served as the High School Vice President as well.
After high school, Darwin packed up his bags and headed north to Texas, to fulfill his dreams of living in the U.S, and to make a name for himself in America. In his time at Lone Star College, Darwin received recognition in the Honors College, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, and was named as the Best International Student. He obtained his Associate of Arts degree in Business Supply and Logistics.
After graduation, Darwin was looking for a place in which he could start a career, gain great experience, and begin his professional life, and that’s what brought him to Legacy Business Development.
He loves his current role and is excited about personal growth, career opportunities, and the work environment at Legacy Business Development. Darwin is grateful to have experienced growth in all areas of his life since starting with the company. “I have embraced the entrepreneurial mentality while proving to myself that I can always be my best self as long as I put in the required work,” he said.
Outside of work, Darwin enjoys cooking, and playing soccer and tennis.