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2.26.2019 / Gateway Awards

Gateway Mortgage Group Named a Top Mortgage Employer By National Mortgage Professional Magazine

JENKS, Okla., Feb. 26, 2019 – Gateway Mortgage Group, a full-service mortgage company licensed in 40 states and the District of Columbia, announced that it was selected as a “2019 Top Mortgage Employer” by National Mortgage Professional Magazine (NMP). This award is a testament to Gateway’s commitment to building a strong workplace culture, based on the company’s core values.

For the third time, National Mortgage Professional Magazine (NMP) selected Gateway as a “Top Mortgage Employer.” The selection is based on criteria including corporate culture, compensation, day-to-day management, internal communications, training, reputation and industry participation. NMP is a leading source in the mortgage industry for comprehensive news coverage.

This award accompanies a long list of achievements for Gateway, which has been regularly recognized for its customer service, growth, performance and culture as a top workplace. Since 2012, the company has received 26 industry and workplace accolades including “50 Best Places to Work” by Mortgage Executive Magazine, “Top Workplaces” by The Oklahoman. The company has also been recognized for its industry-leading customer service by Benchmark Portal’s designation as a Contact Center of Excellence.

“Gateway strives to lead our industry in meaningful ways,” said Stephen Curry, CEO at Gateway. “As we embark on our transition into a full-service bank, our top priority will continue to be excellence in customer and employee satisfaction. This award from National Mortgage Professional Magazine is a great honor and is a tribute to the culture our team members work hard to develop and preserve each day.”

Gateway recently announced it has received approval from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to merge with Farmers Exchange Bank (Cherokee, Okla.). The merger will result in a new financial institution that will provide a broader suite of consumer and commercial banking services delivered through traditional and digital channels, including mortgages originated through local loan production offices nationwide, and full-service banking solutions at mortgage centers throughout Oklahoma.

About Gateway First Bank 

Gateway First Bank is a leading financial institution that provides banking and mortgage services for consumers and commercial customers. Headquartered in Jenks, Oklahoma, Gateway is a $1.9 billion asset sized bank with a strong mortgage operation.  Gateway is one of the largest banking and mortgage operations in the United States with six bank branches in Oklahoma, over 160 mortgage centers in 42 states, and almost 1,600 employees.  Learn more at Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender (NMLS 7233)

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