JENKS, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gateway Mortgage Group, a privately held mortgage company offering originations, servicing and correspondent lending, has announced the appointment of Rob Hunt as Chief Administrative Officer. In this role, Rob will have executive oversight of finance and accounting, human resources, information technology, and the legal and compliance teams.
After graduating from the US Naval Academy, Mr. Hunt served in the US Navy first as a Naval Aviator and then as an Intelligence Analyst. During that time, he obtained the rank of Lieutenant Commander and was also recognized for his leadership and accomplishments with several medals, including a Navy Commendation medal. During his time in the private sector, Mr. Hunt has successfully built and managed cross-functional teams that focus on delivering brand-defining experiences within the financial services industry for both large and start-up sized companies like Capital One and Heritage Union, LLC.
“As Gateway reflects on its growth and success for 2016, it is imperative we maintain a strategic eye on the future and how we accomplish our next set of goals,” said Kevin Stitt, CEO of Gateway Mortgage Group. “This is an exciting time at Gateway and we are thrilled to have Rob join our executive leadership team, his experience and abilities are perfectly aligned with our strategic growth plans.”
Gateway ended 2016 with nearly $5 billion in mortgage originations, a loan servicing portfolio in excess of $11 billion, 130+ locations and 1,000 team members nationwide. The company recently expanded its licensing footprint in states like Idaho, Nevada, Washington, Utah, Oregon and Arizona.
“It was easy to notice Gateway’s track record, but the company is also driven by a set of core values and a culture that is highly appealing,” said Hunt. “Gateway is in the midst of an exciting period of extended growth, and I am looking forward to working with an accomplished set of senior executives to further the company’s success,” he added.
After leaving the Navy, Hunt earned his MBA in Finance at the University of Maryland, College Park.
About Gateway Mortgage Group
Founded in 2000, Oklahoma-based Gateway Mortgage Group LLC is a complete end-to-end mortgage banking firm that specializes in originations, servicing and correspondent lending. The company services more than $12.0 billion in residential mortgages. For more information about Gateway, visit www.GatewayLoan.com.