Meet the Team

Fall Creek Homes is a family owned new home builder in Fort Wayne, dedicated to delivering quality craftsmanship at affordable prices. We strategically focus on being a small home builder in order to keep our overhead low, passing on the value to our customers.

Our focus on remaining a small home builder also enables us to provide you with our "A" team on every home. You’re able to work directly with the builders on designing and building the home that is perfect for you. We strive to continually refine our building process, eliminating any inefficiencies and developing a better home for you.

We are proud to be a Certified Green Builder. Every Fall Creek Home is constructed with quality products, and you will find design elements and energy efficient features in our homes that other builders consider options (and will charge you extra for) or may not even offer.

We look forward to guiding you through this exciting process of building a custom new home that you and your family will love. Contact our office today to get started.

Dale Koler and Barry Light

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Barry Light, Owner & CEO

Barry Light is truly a hometown boy and is and has been committed to making Fort Wayne and the surrounding area the best it can be. A graduate of Concordia Lutheran High School and the University of St. Francis, Barry graduated with a BA in marketing and earned the coveted Outstanding Marketing Student award.

After serving a number of years in the industrial relations industry with General Electric, Peter Eckrich & Sons and W. Shamban, an opportunity presented itself in the real estate industry.

Barry began Fall Creek Homes over 30 years ago and has been involved in countless real estate transactions and the construction of upwards of 1,000 homes in Fort Wayne and Northeast Indiana. His experience and knowledge have guided many families through Fall Creek Homes' exceptional building process. There has been nothing more rewarding to Barry than to see families loving the new homes he has created for them.

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Dale Koler, Owner/VP of Construction & Development

Dale brings his financial expertise as a Certified Public Accountant and background working for one of the largest real estate companies in the US to Fall Creek Homes. Dale graduated from Baldwin Wallace College in Ohio with his Masters in Business Administration and Accounting.

Dale has spent all of his career in the real estate industry, and brings a high skill level to Fall Creek Homes. With an aptitude for numbers and analysis, Dale has the perfect mix of construction knowledge and financial know-how to build your new home and help you stay in your budget.

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Chelsea Sittler, Designer & Sales Assistant

Chelsea brings a diverse skill set to the Fall Creek Homes team. As a graduate from Taylor University, she completed her BA in Psychology and Biology. After working in her degree fields, she discovered a passion for architecture and design and went back to school to complete a technical degree in Environmental Interior Design. Chelsea is excited to use her design eye and knowledge to assist homeowners in the new home selection process.

Along with design expertise, Chelsea is an integral part in sales support and coordinating day to day office responsibilities and construction coordination. Chelsea is passionate about quality service and warmly assists with any questions and concerns throughout the building process. Her excellent attention to detail is essential in keeping Fall Creek Homes operating at its best.

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Corey Rodgers, Realtor

Corey Rodgers has been a Real Estate since 2013 and joined Fall Creek Homes in 2015. Corey's previous training and experiences as a mortgage loan originator and retail bank manager allows him to provide knowledgeable customer service to his clients. Corey enjoys educating his clients about the real estate process and helping them achieve their goals of home ownership.


Corey is a devoted husband and father of 3 who puts God at the center of his life. As a former college basketball player at Gardner-Webb University, he learned to overcome challenges to meet goals. He is excited to work hard in order to help his clients overcome any challenges they may face in finding the home of their dreams.

Contact Corey: 260-223-3308 | coreyrodgers@homesbyfallcreek.com