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4.14.2022 / Gateway Awards

Gateway Team Members Named to the 2022 Scotsman Guide Top Originators List

TULSA, Okla., April 14, 2022 –– Gateway Mortgage, a division of Gateway First Bank, is proud to announce that 36 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.

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

• Josh Allyn

• Paddi Bailey

• Christine Baker

• Toby Binkley

• Todd Binkley

• Destini Bowling

• Jeff Chisum

• Jo Crozier

• Mack Dadyan

• Bryan Davenport

• Chris Doke

• Jeff Hovey

• Deborah Huddleston

• Kandi Jones

• Trever Kerr

• Robert Kinney

• Aaron Kirschbaum

• Mary Kolb

• Amanda Landers

• Jack Little

• Ronald Lopez

• Lisa Mathews

• Michael McElroy

• Annie McNiel

• James Parker

• Jim Perkins

• Scott Robinson

• Thomas Rosser

• Frank Sena

• Patrick Steele

• Kathy Tautfest

• Jill Taylor

• Steve Thompson

• Teri Treadway

• Chris Wilhelm

• James Wooten

“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. “I know each Gateway individual recognized works diligently to help our customers get into their dream home."

“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 the future holds for Gateway,” said Steven Plaisance, President of Mortgage Banking 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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