Agents

 

Matt Gatewood, Principal Broker

Matt Gatewood grew up in Louisville, KY. Thanks to his carpenter father, Matt found himself around property and home improvement projects often as a youth. His grandfather was also a carpenter and real estate agent, so putting people in homes they’re proud of runs in his blood. Matt obtained his real estate license shortly after college but explored the corporate world before becoming a Realtor®. There, he managed Fortune 500 clients and honed his skills in project management, contract negotiation, client management, and business development.

Now, he uses the skills he learned in the highest levels of the corporate world combined with his passion for real estate to provide the best service for his clients.

Matt is married and has two boys.  He enjoys reading a good book, playing ice hockey, and talking cars.

matt.gatewood@gatewoodproperties.com

502-594-6582

 

Shirley Jasper

Shirley is a Louisville native and graduate from Sullivan University with a degree in marketing.  She has an extensive sales background, which includes years as a loan officer for a mortgage company where she developed a passion for helping people achieve their dream of owning a home.  She’s dedicated, successful, fearless, and not afraid of a challenge. She has earned numerous awards throughout her entire sales career.

She has one daughter and two grandkids, who occupy her time every chance she gets. She loves traveling, wineries, and good seafood.

Scott Ballard

Scott grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, and has lived here most of his life.  He graduated from Western Kentucky University with a major in Business Management.  

Prior to his career in real estate, Scott worked both as an Account Manager and a Strategic Analyst for a global Fortune 500 company and as a Business Analyst for a popular Louisville business.  His education, corporate business background, desire to help others, and passion to never stop learning guide Scott to thoroughly service his clients well.  

He and his wife have a son and a daughter.  Scott enjoys spending time with family and friends and golfing. 

scott.ballard@gatewoodproperties.com

502-475-1536

 

Chris Spoelker

Chris is a knowledgeable Louisville native, who has a passion for real estate.  He has a long-standing career in sales, backed by a lot of experience.  As soon as he started out, he showed his skills be being the top sales representative on many occasions.  Hands down, his greatest strength is the level of service he provides his clients by being attentive and listening to their wants and desires. A genuine concern for his clients’ satisfaction is what motivates him.

When not working, you will find Chris spending time with his wife and daughter, being involved in his church, and mentoring boys at Shawnee High School, offering a listening ear and guidance when necessary.

chris.spoelker@gatewoodproperties.com

502-548-2494

 

 

Katie Skeen

Katie has been surrounded by real estate professionals her entire life thanks to her father, a real estate attorney, and her brother, a real estate investor.  Katie began her own real estate career through investing in properties of her own.  After successfully building her rental business, Katie is expanding to serve clients looking to buy and sell their homes.

Katie’s persistence, determination, meticulous attention to detail, and her excellent communication skills will serve her clients well, as she seeks to provide an excellent service experience.

Katie graduated from Taylor University.  She is married to Luke and has two boys, Bryson and Parker.  She enjoys spending time with family and friends, serving in her local church, and playing tennis.

katie.skeen@gatewoodproperties.com

502-792-2387

 

Steven Jeffries

Steven grew up in Louisville, KY. When not in school studying psychology, he can be found working with a general contractor, learning the aspects of construction. During his time spent working on various homes, he obtained a significant interest in real estate.

Steven’s experiences in school at the University of Louisville and work have helped to shape his real estate adventure. He prides himself on hard work ethic and providing excellent service.

He enjoys spending time with his friends and family, going biking and running, and being outdoors.

steven.jeffries@gatewoodproperties.com

502-439-7788

Sawyer Shabel

Sawyer is an Alabama native turned Louisvillian. He moved to Louisville in 2015 where he earned his bachelors and masters degrees at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Biblical and Theological Studies.

He is married to his wife, Emilee, and they enjoy everything from traveling internationally to staying home all weekend curled up on the couch eating ice cream and watching movies. He got his real estate license after graduating from Seminary and a friend in the industry suggested that it would suit him. He spends most of his time devoted to being with his family, helping clients achieve their real estate dreams, serving in his church, and creating Real Estate related content online to help people get ahead and stay ahead in their real estate endeavors. He believes that the real estate business is a people business, and the people come first. He wants to hear your story and connect on a deeper-level with you as his client.

Sawyer.shabel@gatewoodproperties.com

256-339-1526