About Jimmy and the Team
Jimmy Welch was born and raised in Louisville, KY. Jimmy attended Trinity High School (Class of 1984) and then Bellarmine University (Class of 1989). After college, Jimmy worked for 3 years at Sears before deciding to go into real estate. He started his career with the leading local Home Builder as a new home sales consultant. It was there that Jimmy earned the designation of a Certified New Home Specialist. Jimmy was the top sales volume leader five years running while employed by Monsour Builders selling homes in neighborhoods such as Lake Forest, Copperfield, Owl Creek, Indian Springs, Sutherland, The Springs and Glenmary.
In 1996, Jimmy left Monsour to take a position with NTS Corporation. NTS is the largest real estate development company in the state of Kentucky. Jimmy served as vice president of residential sales and marketing for NTS Corporation, its subsidiaries, and affiliates. He and his team were responsible for all sales and marketing for residential properties in the Louisville area. Some of the communities his team were responsible for marketing include Lake Forest, Sutherland, and Glenmary. For 6 years, Jimmy placed his real estate license with ReMax Associates of Louisville. Each year at ReMax, he earned either the Executive Club or the 100% Club. Jimmy moved to Keller Williams Realty Louisville East in 2010. Jimmy was the #1 individual in sales for KW and then formed The Jimmy Welch Team in 2011. Each year the team has increased its production by at least 20%.
Jimmy holds a Bachelor"s degree in business administration from Bellarmine University, is a licensed real estate agent, member of the Sales and Marketing Council of Louisville and member of National Association of Realtors.
Jimmy has been married for 15 years to his wife, Ashley. They have two children, Mary Grace, 14 years old, and Andrew who is 11. Jimmy is active with his church, serving on the Athletic Council, and coaching 7th and 8th grade boys basketball teams. In his spare time, Jimmy enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, fishing, and playing poker. To contact Jimmy directly, call (502) 439-1404 or email email@example.com
Buyer's Agent - Jackie Wilson
Jackie Wilson is a native of Kentucky. She was born and raised in Lexington where she attended the University of Kentucky. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Public Relations Jackie began her career in sales. She has lived and worked in the Louisville market for over 18 years. She is a licensed real estate agent, a member of the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.
Throughout her career, Jackie has received a variety of sales excellence awards, has participated in both national and regional business strategy development programs and served as a sales trainer for new sales associates. It is her strong work ethic, no nonsense approach to sales, and her dedication to customers that has made her top sales professional. Jackie was named the 2013 Buyer Specialist of the Year & is a recipient of the 100 Plus Award at Keller Williams East.
Jackie is tireless in her efforts to find her clients the perfect property. She is pleasant, enthusiastic, hard-working and really enjoys not only helping her customers but developing a relationship with her customers.
When Jackie is not searching for the perfect property for her clients she spends her time taking care of two puppies - Jack & Poppy, cooking for friends and playing golf.
Buyer's Agent - Whitney Brown
Buyer's Agent - Linda K. Hill
Linda is originally from Texas but has called Louisville home since 2003. Her background is in education where she spent 10 years as an Administrator with Jefferson County Public Schools. Linda obtained her real estate license in 2013 and was the recipient of the 100 Plus Club at Keller Williams in 2014.
Linda brings her passion for education to her real estate business by educating clients about the home purchasing process. She loves Louisville and especially enjoys working with out of town clients moving to Louisville so she can brag about what makes this city such a great place to live.
Linda and her husband, Tony, have been married for 28 years and have three children – Paul (25) and twins Becca and Brittany (22). Linda and Tony are also the new owners of Joe’s OK Bayou Cajun Restaurant.
Buyer's Agent - Shirley Mendez
Shirley Mendez was born and raised here in Louisville. She received her Interior Design degree at Sullivan where she pursued Interior Design and sales in the lighting and flooring industry. She volunteers for CASA part time. She has been married for 5 years and has two teenage boys; Trevin (20) and Joey (17).
Shirley also has 3 rescue dogs that she enjoys as part of her family. She enjoys being active and spending time outdoors and traveling. Shirley is very excited to be a realtor and loves being a part of the Keller Williams family.
Buyer's Agent - Laura Nicholson
Laura is originally from New York and has lived in Louisville since 2006. She is a graduate of The University of Hartford in Connecticut. She has always been in Sales during her professional career and knows success is providing superior service while giving her clients the best tools and knowledge during the buying process.
Laura has been with The Jimmy Welch Team as a Buyer’s Agent since January 2016 and quickly made a huge impact winning sales awards in her first four months. She is energetic, enthusiastic, an out of the box thinker and passionate about the real estate industry. Laura’s goal is to guide her clients successfully and easily through the real estate process to help make it enjoyable – not so stressful. She thinks buying a home should be one of the most positive and memorable experiences of your life.
When not working, Laura loves spending time with her family and friends. She has been married to her husband, Ted, for 21 years. They have two handsome boys, Ryan (16) and Joseph (15), who attend St. Xavier. We can’t forget about their beloved dog, Jeter. Yes, Laura is a baseball and Derrick Jeter fan!
Buyer's Agent - Christy Feeney
Buyer's Agent - Danielle Witherspoon
Danielle Witherspoon is a new member to the Jimmy Welch Team and loves calling Louisville her home. Danielle received her master’s degree in brain research with a minor of brain-based education from Nova Southeastern University in 2008. After a few years in education, Danielle entered into real estate. Her determination to make every transaction a great experience, shows in her customer service and focus on her clients.
Danielle lives in Louisville with her husband Jeffrey, who is also a real estate agent and a Major in the U.S. Army. She loves exploring new events and places in Louisville, working out, reading, and playing with her beautiful chocolate lab Tristan. She is very excited to be a part of the successful Jimmy Welch Team!
Listing Specialist - Jessica Deaton
Marketing Director - Staci Pfaadt
Staci Pfaadt is the Marketing Director for The Jimmy Welch Team at Keller Williams Realty. She is responsible for the development of marketing programs, lead generation and lead management and seller prospecting and servicing.
Staci is originally from Somerset, Kentucky. She attended Pulaski Co High School (class of ’85) and then obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Louisville (class of ’90). Staci also played basketball for the UofL Lady Cards. Staci began her professional career as a Catering Manager at The Galt House Hotel. She was then with BellSouth Mobility, now AT&T, for 12 years in Sales and Management. Staci took some time off to stay home with her three young boys and then began working as a Kindergarten Assistant at St. Martha School. Prior to joining The Jimmy Welch Team in July 2012, Pfaadt was an Accounting Assistant for four years for Payrite Accounting Services.
Staci and her husband, Brian Pfaadt, have been married for 22 years and have three sons, Brady (20), Brandon (18) and Brett (15). They attend St. Martha Church. Staci enjoys shopping, girl-time with her friends and watching her boys play baseball.
Contract to Close Coordinator - Janet Beaulieu
As Contract to Close Coordinator, Janet is responsible for the process from when a real estate contract is accepted and up to the closing. She communicates with buyers, sellers, lenders, title companies, closing attorneys, appraisers and inspectors to ensure a positive and timely transaction for all involved.
Janet loves spending time with her husband of 26 years, Bart. They enjoy trying new restaurants and traveling to Indiana and California to visit family. Janet is also an avid reader and was in an award-winning All-Girl Kazoo Band! She's lived in California, Colorado and now Kentucky (her favorite).
Administrative Assistant - Aaron Mathews
Aaron Mathews graduated from Eastern High School in 2013 where he played on their basketball team for four years. After attending the University of Kentucky for a semester, Aaron returned home to begin his studies in nursing at the University of Louisville.
During his free time, Aaron enjoys playing basketball, and hanging out with family and friends. He is an enthusiastic fan of U of L sports. Other teams for which Aaron cheers for are the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers and Cleveland Indians.