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Gateway Welcomes Taylor Turner-Arndt as Northwest Oklahoma Market President

Tulsa, Okla., March 28, 2024 – Gateway First Bank, one of the largest banking operations in Oklahoma, has announced that Taylor Turner-Arndt has been promoted as the Northwest Oklahoma Market President. In this role, she will oversee all retail and commercial banking activities.

An Oklahoma native, Turner-Arndt grew up in the Freedom area in Woods County. She began her banking career as an examiner for Farm Credit Administration in Denver, CO, before returning to Northwest Oklahoma to work at an Enid area community bank. Turner-Arndt has 15 years of experience in the financial industry, specializing in commercial and agricultural lending. She joined Gateway First Bank in 2022 as the Vice President of Commercial Relationships and Portfolio Manager at the Cherokee, OK, banking center.

“I grew up in the area,” said Turner-Arndt. “I’m thrilled to be able to come back home and work in the area where I was raised.”

"Taylor knows the Northwestern Oklahoma community and many of the residents," said Gateway's President of Banking, Kyle Hubbard. “She’s done a great job since joining our team in 2022, and we are excited to see her excel in this new role.”

Turner-Arndt serves as the Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the Great Salt Plains Community Health Center and serves on the Oklahoma Bankers Association’s Government Relations Council. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness/finance from Oklahoma State University and later earned her graduate degree from the Graduate School of Banking in Colorado.

About Gateway First Bank

Gateway, headquartered in Jenks, Oklahoma, is a leading financial institution that provides banking and mortgage services to individuals and businesses. Gateway is one of the largest financial institutions in the state, with assets totaling over $2 billion. In addition to its 10 banking centers in Oklahoma, Gateway has a strong national mortgage presence, with over 100 mortgage locations and approximately 800 employees.

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