Born and raised in Utah, Kristel Gough has focused her professional life on an expectation of hard work and continued growth. With over 25 years of experience in the Real Estate Industry, her reputation has continued to rise because of her passion for the business.
Kristel’s devotion to excellence shows in her exceptional career history within the industry – first, as a branch manager of one of the top-producing mortgage lender teams in the state of Utah for over 22 years. At the age of 17, Kristel joined Zions Mortgage as a Quality Control Auditor. From there, she worked her way up to Loan Processor, Loan Originator, and from there to Branch Manager and eventually a Mortgage Lender/Owner. At this point, after over 20 years in the mortgage world, Kristel decided to acquire her Real Estate license in 2016.
Kristel feels that choosing her career path in Real Estate has given an unparalleled level of service and reward, working with both clients and colleagues. She has since received her RENE, ABR, PSA, CRS and E-Pro Designations. She received the Presidential Award in 2018, the Pinnacle Award in 2019, and has been a Top 500 Agent for the past three years running. Since Nov of 2020, Kristel has been with Summit Sotheby’s International Realty, a full-service brokerage known for a reputation of excellence and ‘million-dollar marketing’ no matter the area or price point of each home. Utah is an exceptional place to live and it’s her absolute honor to be a part of helping people search for and secure the perfect home for their family.
Kristel is well-connected and actively involved within the Real Estate Community. In 2019 and 2020, Kristel served as President of the Salt Lake Chapter, Women’s Council of Realtors®. She is now serving as President for the State of Utah, Women’s Council of Realtors. Kristel believes in taking extra measures to give back in the industry she loves. She current serves on the board of the RPAC committee as well. In her free time, Kristel loves watching sports, traveling the world, and spending time with her 3 beautiful children. She loves to entertain by having her friends and family over to make memories.