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1.28.2015 / Gateway Awards

Gateway Mortgage Group Receives Honor as Top Workplace

TULSA, Okla., January 28, 2015 – Gateway Mortgage Group, a privately held mortgage company offering originations, servicing and correspondent lending, was ranked for the second year in a row on The Oklahoman’s Top Workplaces list. The Top Workplaces are determined solely on employee feedback generated from a third-party research firm. The company has also been recognized multiple times on the Inc. 5000 list as one of the nation’s fastest growing privately held companies (2006, 2007, 2013, and 2014).

“Our team members carry our company’s core values through to each other and our clients every day,” said J. Kevin Stitt, ceo of Gateway Mortgage Group. “Creating a culture that is both rewarding and enjoyable is a key objective for Gateway and we are extremely proud of being selected as a Top Workplace for the second year in a row.”

The company often focuses on elevating the employee experience with a variety of activities; like internal events such as catered luncheons, Easter Egg hunts and other events surrounding the various Holidays. Gateway also presents opportunities for their team members to become involved in the community; events like Toys for Tots, Salvation Army – Angel Tree, The Brookhaven Run and supporting local food banks. Recently, the company developed a benevolence fund that is solely funded by Gateway Team Members, with a matching contribution from Gateway.

“Elevating, enriching and providing fulfillment to our Team Members is a good thing,” said Alan Ferree, president of Gateway Mortgage Group. “Not only do we feel this is the right thing to do, team members who are happy with where they work are more readily prepared to do a great job by our customers.”

Gateway employs more than 400 team members throughout 60 Mortgage Centers in 20+ states.

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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