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Gateway Named to the 2021 Top Originators List by Scotsman Guide

JENKS, Okla., April 22, 2021 – Gateway Mortgage, a division of Gateway First Bank, is proud to announce more than 100 of its team members have been named Top Originators by Scotsman Guide. The list is the industry's most comprehensive and verified ranking of the nation's top-producing residential mortgage brokers, originators, loan officers and bankers.

The annual Top Originators list by Scotsman Guide has ranked thousands of the nation’s top-producing residential mortgage originators across ten categories, including Top Dollar Volume, Most Loans Closed and Top Purchase Volume. The longevity, verification process and comprehensive scope of this list have positioned it as a benchmark for the industry.

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, residential mortgage companies achieved record volume, but more importantly, helped customers save money by refinancing their mortgage loans during a stressful economic time and achieve the dream of homeownership. Gateway’s commitment is reflected in this year’s list.

Gateway team members were recognized in two categories, Top Dollar Volume and Most Loans Closed. The loan officers who made this year’s list include:

  • John Ainsworth

  • Paul Allement

  • Josh Allyn

  • Dani Alpers

  • Matt Authier

  • Paddi Bailey

  • Christine Baker

  • Brett Baldwin

  • CJ Baxendale

  • Toby Binkley

  • Todd Binkley

  • Destini Bowling

  • Marcia Boyer

  • Lorre Buhler

  • Haydee Carpy

  • Victor Carranza

  • Matt Carter

  • Chad Cowling

  • Monica Creason

  • Jo Crozier

  • Frank D'Angelo

  • Mack Dadyan

  • Angelia Dale

  • Bryan Davenport

  • Rebecca Davidson

  • Jena Davis

  • Laura DeStefano

  • Amber Dodson

  • Chris Doke

  • Janette Douglass

  • Chris Dunlap

  • Christopher Eller

  • Brooke Fields

  • Reagan Ford

  • Mitch Freedman

  • Kortnee Garcia

  • Tammy Garofano

  • Leisa Gebhart

  • Kent Geschwender

  • Dotty Glass

  • Jessica Granados

  • Patricia Graves

  • Grant Griggs

  • Bradley Guinn

  • Sam Hearl

  • Elizabeth Heldreth

  • Isaac Holstein

  • Rose Honn

  • Jeff Hovey

  • Deborah Huddleston

  • Michael Huddleston

  • Debbie Isaacs

  • Cindy James

  • Ed Jarosik

  • Janette Jones

  • Kandi Jones

  • Yvonne Kearny

  • Trever Kerr

  • Kamron Kimbrough

  • Robert Kinney

  • Adrienne Kirby

  • Aaron Kirschbaum

  • Steve Kluthe

  • Tyler Kobler

  • Amanda Landers

  • Paul Lenagh

  • Jack Little

  • Emilia Loaiza

  • Ronald Lopez

  • Lisa Mathews

  • Autumn McClelland

  • Kathy McClure

  • Michael McElroy

  • Annie McNiel

  • Tracy Mock

  • Amul Modhera

  • Paul Moerman

  • Melinda Munoz

  • Miriam Olivero

  • Chris Padley

  • Jimmy Parker

  • Larry Payton

  • Reid Pearlman

  • Don Pennington

  • Fran Peterson

  • Stephen Pfizenmayer

  • Josh Phillips

  • Pam Preston

  • Tracey Radigan

  • Greg Ramer

  • Mark Revard

  • Kathy Rice

  • Tascha Rinehart

  • Max Robertson

  • Scott Robinson

  • Kristy Robinson

  • Deidre Robinson

  • Toni Rogers

  • homas Rosser

  • Adrian Sanchez

  • Lou Schaefer

  • Frank Sena

  • Todd Shale

  • Clarke Southall

  • Michael Steele

  • Kathy Suttles

  • Kathy Tautfest

  • Jill Taylor

  • Steve Thompson

  • Sandra Thompson

  • Victor Tobin

  • Teri Treadway

  • Chris Wade

  • Lance Wallace

  • Marcus Watkins

  • Chris Webb

  • Lisa White

  • Chris Wilhelm

  • Terry Wooten

  • Bradley Zerbe

“We are incredibly proud of all of our team members and pleased they are being recognized as Top Originators by Scotsman Guide,” said Scott Gesell, CEO at Gateway. “The past year has been difficult to keep up with unprecedented volume, but we met those new challenges together as a team. I know each Gateway individual recognized appreciates the help they receive on a daily basis from the production support teams. Thanks to everyone’s dedication and hard work, Gateway continues to achieve strong momentum and has a bright future. We are fortunate to have such exceptional people and I look forward to what 2021 holds for Gateway.”

To view the full list from Scotsman Guide, visit:

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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