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5.4.2022 / Gateway Awards

Gateway Team Members Named to National Mortgage News 2022 Top Producers

TULSA, Okla., May 3, 2022 –– Gateway Mortgage, a division of Gateway First Bank, is proud to announce three of its team members have been named Top Producers by National Mortgage News. The Gateway loan originators included in the list produced a total of 831 loans with a total dollar volume of $255,906,847.

In its 24th year, Top Producers rankings are open to mortgage loan originators and brokers who work at depository, nonbank, and mortgage brokerage firms in the United States. The 2022 rankings are compiled from 2021 loan production information submitted by employees.

Gateway would like to recognize the following team members for their hard work last year:

  • Paddi Bailey, Mortgage Sales Manager in Beaufort, South Carolina

  • Chris Doke, Mortgage Sales Manager in Norman, Oklahoma

  • Jack Little, Area Manager in Bluffton, South Carolina

“We are thrilled to have several Gateway team members recognized by National Mortgage News this year,” said Scott Gesell, CEO at Gateway. “Their inclusion demonstrates Gateway’s strong commitment to customer satisfaction. With team members’ dedication and hard work, like those recognized, Gateway will continue to achieve strong momentum."

“I am extremely proud of these loan originators who continually demonstrate a strong dedication to excellence by closing loans on time, said Steven Plaisance, President of Mortgage Banking. “This commitment to exceeding customer expectations is a huge contributing factor to Gateway’s continued success.”

To view the full list from National Mortgage News, 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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