Build & Design Team

Gary Byker has been building homes for over 30 years earning himself a reputation of professionalism, outstanding character, & true integrity.

Gary’s passion is to be on the job site working side by side with our team of craftsmen.   Being present onsite also provides project management first hand.

Gary Graduated Grand Valley State University with a BBA in Business/Finance, which is beneficial while working through the financial aspect of the construction process.

Gary is married to Lori;  they have a son and a daughter.

Janel Joppie has been in design and new home construction for over 25 years.  

Janel’s all-encompassing knowledge of the construction process is evident and her ability to design with the end-goal in mind seems effortless. This, along with her contagious enthusiasm is unparalleled in the building industry.  Her strength of communication, proper planning, and organization  creates an enjoyable process for the homeowner and also the crews onsite.  

Janel is married to Jarrod they have 4 adult kids:  2 daughters and 2 sons.

Our Team

Barry                          Tim                       Michael            Kel


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The success we have achieved at Homes by Gary Byker is a direct result of the amazing group 

of talented people that make up "Our Team.”   From the moment you first meet a team member you will realize that something is different about our group and the company as a whole.   The passion we have for our work is evident and that passion creates an air of excitement   and enthusiasm around everything we do. 

We find this passion to be infectious which trickles down to our customers and the thrill of the 

entire building experience.