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Gateway Named to the 2021 Top Originators List by Scotsman Guide

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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 Alper

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 Dangelo

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 Garafano

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 Jaroski

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 Matthews

Autumn McClelland

Kathy McClure

Michael McElroy

Annie McNiel

Tracy Moch

Amul Modher

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

Thomas 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 operations in Oklahoma and mortgage operations in the United States with six bank branches in Oklahoma, over 165 mortgage centers in 43 states, and over 1,600 employees. Learn more at Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender (NMLS 7233)

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