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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 10%. In 2012 the team sold 93 properties. The team closed 102 properties in 2013. In 2014 The Jimmy Welch Team closed 107 properties for over $28 million in real estate. The team closed over $34 million with 155 sold properties in 2015 and in 2016 closed 178 homes for $44.3 million in sales. The team finished 2017 with the best year ever closing 192 homes at $46.7 million.
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 a member of National Association of Realtors. Jimmy has been married for 16 years to his wife, Ashley. They have two children, Mary Grace, 15 years old, and Andrew who is 13. In his spare time, Jimmy enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, fishing, and playing poker.
Realtor - 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 20 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.
Realtor - Joy Colvin Kemelgor
Joy Colvin Kemelgor is originally from Prestonsburg, Kentucky and received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Eastern Kentucky University and her Juris Doctorate from the Texas Tech University School of Law. She practiced criminal and family law for nearly 15 years. Although she still does some legal work, she discovered that her passion was in real estate and helping others. She loves working with buyers and helping them to realize their goal of home ownership. She believes purchasing a home should be a comfortable and easy process. Her goal is to provide each and every client with personal customer service throughout every aspect of the process.