OUR TEAM, IN THREE WORDS …
Since 1987, Duke Homes has been comprised of the most exceptional individuals in the home building industry, each contributing their uncompromising talents to our repertoire of custom-built designs in a caring and straight-
Owner | Builder/Broker
Duke Homes, Inc. builds luxury custom homes in Indianapolis and surrounding areas and also specializes in exclusive country estate developments. Recognized for establishing in-depth client/builder relationships, unique architectural details and superior craftsmanship, owner/builder/developer Mike Duke accomplishes all this through open communications, a knowledgeable friendly staff and dedicated sub-contractors. His years of hands-on experience are reflected in the value and design present in every home. A firm commitment to make frequent personal job site visits fulfills the client’s dreams, maintains customer happiness and establishes strong customer relationships. Under Mike Duke’s leadership, Duke Homes, Inc. has become one of the fastest growing builders in the Indianapolis area.
Mike resides in Bargersville, Indiana and is married to Marcia. They have 4 children and 6 grand children. Mike and Marcia are member’s of Emmanuel Church of Greenwood. His interests include spending time with his family, spending time on his family’s farm and being involved in the community.
Vice President | Marketing
Marcia graduated from the IU School of Business where she graduated with a BS in Business, majoring in Marketing and Corporate Fitness. In conjunction with providing Duke Homes Marketing & Community Outreach, Marcia worked 8 years as a design consultant for Lilly Endowment and taught a Computer Design Class at IUPUI.
Since Duke Home’s beginning in 1986, Marcia has provided the Marketing/Advertising for Duke Homes, designing the website, creating the graphics, logos, tag lines and slogans for Duke Homes & their companies.
Mike and Marcia reside in Bargersville, Indiana and have 4 children and 8 grand children. Mike and Marcia are member’s of Emmanuel Church of Greenwood. Her interests include spending time with her family, community outreach, working out and spending time in the great outdoors.
Vice President | Finance
Matt graduated from Marian University with degrees in Accounting and Finance. He has 10 years of finance and accounting experience, including time at Toyota Material Handling USA. Sports have a been a life-long passion for Matt, who played football at Marian University.
Matt has a wife, Jordan and two daughters. Outside of work, he enjoys coaching his daughters in sports, playing golf and woodworking.
Mark Belton joined Duke Homes, Inc. in 2006 as a construction manager for residential properties. Mark has worked in the construction industry for 33 years and in residential construction for 18 years. Mark is a graduate of Suburban Baptist School.
Mark Belton and his wife, Wendy, reside in Greenwood, Indiana and are members of Harvest Bible Chapel. Besides spending time with his family, his interests include golf and tennis.
Kevin has 4 children and resides in Morgantown, Indiana. Besides spending time with his family, his interests include basketball, racing and coaching.
Vice President | Duke Commercial
Matt Harrison joined Duke Homes, Inc. in 2013 as the Construction Manager for all commercial construction projects. Matt graduated from IUPUI with a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management in 2008. Matt has 7 years of commercial construction experience woking in a variety of markets including Healthcare, Industrial, Institutional and Multi Family.
Project Manager | Duke Renovations
Jeff Cox joined Duke Homes in 2020 as the Duke Renovations Project Manager. Jeff spent 33 years in a Fortune 500 environment as a successful Senior Operations professional with a proven track record in Leadership Development, Process Innovation and Project Management. He also has owned 2 successful small businesses.
Jeff and his wife Leah reside in Bargersville. They have 3 children, 1 grand daughter and another on the way. Jeff’s greatest enjoyment is spending time with the family, working out, golf and cycling.
Architectural Designer | Registered Interior Designer
Regina has been with Duke Homes, Inc. since 2013, but has worked in various capacities as a designer and architectural project manager for various Duke Homes’ projects since 2002. Regina provides both design and architectural documentation for the residential and commercial projects. She enjoys working directly with clients to provide spaces and buildings that not only meet their needs and budgets, but also takes into consideration all the aesthetic components of a project. One of her main goals thru the design process is to help our clients realize their vision. Regina attained her Bachelor of Architecture degree from Ball State University. She is currently a registered interior designer as well as member of IDP/NCARB.
Regina lives in Indianapolis and has 3 children. She enjoys being an active member or her community through church and her volunteer work. Besides spending time with her family, Regina enjoys water color painting, reading, traveling and spending time outdoors.
Vice President, Operations
Isaac joined Duke Homes in 2017 after the completion of his Orr Fellowship at Appirio. Isaac graduated from Anderson University with degrees in finance and Business Information Systems. His focus is on the sustainability and scalability of business operations. Isaac enj
Client Success Manager
Kalay attended Ball State University and had 15 years of real estate and management experience before joining the Duke team. She has a deep, authentic love for people and an enthusiasm for life.
Kalay and her husband Mark live in Greenwood. They have two daughters and 4 grandchildren. She enjoys community outreach, being outdoors, cardio workouts and spending time with family and friends.
Emily Thrasher graduated from Liberty University in May of 2020 with two bachelor’s degrees in Interior Design and Business Administration. Her passion is to create tailored homes and environments that enhance people’s well-being. With the drive to serve others, Emily desires to help clients find refuge, inspiration, and productivity in the environment they create together.
Emily is a loving wife to Sam Thrasher and lives in Noblesville, Indiana. She loves painting and cooking, but loves spending time with her family the most.
Michael Russell attended Wabash College and has had a lifetime of experience with farms, landscaping, and site care. Michael joined the Duke team to oversee and maintain Aberdeen, a Duke community in the Center Grove area. This community has wellness lifestyle amenities, which will include a neighborhood farm and nature trails.
Michael is a family man who can often be seen working with one of his 4 kids by his side.
Residential Project Manager
Conner graduated from Purdue University in 2011 with a degree in Human Services. He joined the Duke team after 3 years experience building custom and spec homes for Mark Clinkenbeard Construction in Terre Haute.
Conner and his wife Halee moved to Bargersville in April 2020 and welcomed their first child into the world, Poppy, last July. Conner is an avid golfer and also enjoys woodworking, cooking, and bourbon collecting!
Marketing & Events Manager
Dena Marietta received her B.A. in Journalism from Franklin College with a focus in marketing and public relations. She went on to attend Ball State University’s Master’s Program in Public Relations. Dena has more than 25 years experience in marketing, events management, sponsorship, development and commercial leasing. She has worked in a variety of industries including aviation, retail development and restaurant franchising.
Dena resides in Bargersville, Indiana with her teenage son, Ayden. When not spending time with her son and large extended family, Dena enjoys working out, photography, traveling and volunteering her time as a grant writer and fundraiser to area not-for-profits including the Indiana Children’s Wish Fund.