Kit Fitzgerald is considered by many of her peers someone who consistently leads by example. In her professional career she constantly pushes not only herself but those around her to be at their best at all times. Fitzgerald is a full time REALTOR, and Director of Sales for Red Barn Real Estate in Boise, ID. She helped jump start the company in the fall of 2007 after a four year stint as the Sales Director at CBH Homes. She began her real estate career in January of 2003 selling new construction in one of Meridian, Idaho’s most successful planned communities, Woodbridge.
Prior to real estate, Fitzgerald lived in Washington, D.C. where she worked in sales and marketing for Marriott International and a small consulting firm called McKinley Marketing. Her clientele consisted of many large associations such as the National Association of Home Builders, the National Newspaper Association and the National Retail Association.
She has served on many boards and committees within her profession in roles including President of the Community REALTORS Foundation, Ada County Association of REALTORS Board Member, Idaho Association of REALTORS Board Member and a six year stint as the WSU Alumni Association Director for the Washington, D.C. chapter. She served as the 2012 President for the Ada County Association of REALTORS and currently holds office as Director of the National Association of REALTORS. Fitzgerald’s creative marketing techniques have been featured in REALTOR magazine. She has committed herself to the Green Building Movement; in so much as she was the first Idaho REALTOR Member Instructor for the NAR Green Designation, which she still holds. More recently, Fitzgerald was selected by the National Association of REALTORS to be the instructor of a new ABR Designation course on New Home Construction at the 2013 National REALTORS Conference and Expo. She has received many awards including the Idaho Business Review’s Accomplished Under 40, a Distinguished Service Award, Circle of Excellence, Newcomer of the Year and more.
She has a BA in Hotel and Restaurant Administration from Washington State University and a culinary certificate from L’Academie de Cuisine in Bethesda, MD. In her spare time, Kit loves to cook, entertain, and spend time with her husband Ryan of 14 years, her 7 year old daughter Maeve, and her 4 year old son Finn.