Meet the Legacy Living Team


Al Wurster

Principal and Founder

Al Wurster started with the firm in 1986 and became President of Wurster Construction (founded in 1938) when his father retired in 1998.  He has worked to expand the commercial construction management firm, which the Indianapolis Business Journal consistently ranks among the top 20 construction firms in Indiana.  Working jobsites while still in school and serving as a project manager for several years, Al now leads the company. He is dedicated to increasing the quality of life, not only for its employees and clients, but also for those in the community.

Al maintains a “Principal in Charge” role on major construction projects for the company.  His role in projects starts from the planning, development & zoning phases through project completion.  This engagement in projects helps to identify and resolve issues quickly.

His life-long dedication to the local community is manifested through his involvement in its various charitable organizations including the Methodist Health Foundation Board of Directors, the 500 Festival (serving as Chairman in 2006), the 500 Festival Foundation, and the Stanley K. Lacy Class XXVII.  He serves on the Board of IndyCar Ministries.  Al was named to the Indiana Business Journal’s “Forty under Forty” in 2003.

He received his B.S. from Purdue University in Building & Construction Management and is an avid supporter of the John Purdue Club, and the Purdue Grand Prix Alumni Association.

Al also served his Sigma Nu chapter at Purdue as President, Chair of the Alumni Association, Housing Corp. Chapter Advisor & Building/Campaign Committees. Currently, Al is the National Chairman of the Sigma Nu Educational Foundation, headquartered in Lexington, VA.

Al has three children and is a member of White River Christian Church.


Tony Schantz

Principal and Founder

Tony has earned a reputation as one of the Midwest’s preeminent senior living owner/operators with regard to the successful start-up of new independent living, assisted living, and memory care communities.  Tony worked his way up through the ranks in Senior Living as an employee from 1997 through 2006.  Tony then started his first company where he developed and financed two Senior Living Communities in the middle of the recession from 2010 through 2011.  Tony went on to develop and manage 9 more Senior Living Communities through 2015 prior to forming Legacy Living.

Tony’s expertise encompasses start-up and ongoing management and marketing, human resources consulting (staff Recruitment and Retention), compliance with state-specific regulations for planned or existing communities and turn around consulting services for poorly performing communities.

On the development side, Tony has been the point person for site selection, market studies, zoning, site development and design with 11 different properties.

He received his B.A. from the University of Indianapolis where he was a National Scholar Athlete.

Tony was elected as Johnson County Precinct Committee Man for Pleasant 21.

Tony and his wife Jene’ have two children and are members of Indian Creek Christian Church.


Steve Hodgson

Principal and Founder

For the past 19 years Steve has served in various senior management positions with Wurster Construction, including the past 12 years as Chief Operating Officer. Aside from directing project operations, safety and financial oversight, Steve continues to service an established client base and remains active in business development for the firm.

Steve is one of three owners of this growing firm.

Prior to his career at Wurster, Steve spent over 10 years with a national engineering firm. His duties and responsibilities included serving as a regional director for 8 offices in the Midwest, and the final 3 years as the National Accounts Director.

With a passion towards education, he currently serves on several not-for-profit organizations including Scecina Memorial High School, Notre Dame ACE Academies of Indianapolis, and the Construction Family Assistance Foundation.

He received his B.S. in Education from the University of Indianapolis and his M.S. degree from Butler University.

Steve and his wife Jennifer have two boys and are members of Castleton United Methodist Church.

Theresa Family

Theresa Wolf

Operations - Indiana

Theresa is a 2006 graduate of Jasper High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana majoring in Health Services with a focus in Health Administration and Gerontology. She has worked in long-term care for the last 10 years. “It warms my heart to see the difference Legacy Living of Jasper has made in the lives of our seniors!” Theresa and her husband, Jarod, reside in Jasper with their three children, Emerson, Blake and Sagan.

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Gwen Reverman

Operations - Kentucky

I was born and raised in small Indiana town.  The oldest of three children.  I received a degree in psychology and minor in interpersonal relations from Ball State University.  I am married with three children and a grandchild.
I love assisting others in their journey of life.  Whether it is a team member growing in their profession, or a family member/resident needing special time, I am there to help lead.  Senior care is so very rewarding.  I am truly blessed to have been in the business for over 25 years.
Thank you for allowing me to be a part of the Florence, Kentucky family.

Tricia Blackgrove

Tricia Blackgrove

Clinical Operations


Kyleigh Kluemper

Sales and Marketing

Kyleigh is a 2016 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a degree in Health Services. “Even as a young child, I knew that I would one day work with the senior population. I feel very fortunate to have been afforded this opportunity as part of the Legacy Living of Jasper team. Our campus provides a much needed service to the local community.” Kyleigh lives in Winslow with her husband Nick and daughter, Tinsley.


Emily Ricker


Emily attended Jasper High School. She received her Certified Dietary Manager and Certified Food Protection Professional Certification from the University of North Dakota in 2013. Emily has worked in long term health care in a variety of positions for the last 13 years. "I'm very excited to work at Legacy Living of Jasper and to help provide a wonderful living experience for the residents. I look forward to working with many employees who share the same compassion and servant’s heart I have." Emily and her husband, Jeff, reside in Jasper with their son, Hudson.