JENKS, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gateway First Bank has appointed Greg Hargis as Senior Vice President of Financial Institutions in the Treasury Management Division. Hargis will work with the executive team as they cultivate relationships with financial institutions to further develop business with bank clients. Greg has responsibility for advising clients and developing the capabilities, products and services to meet the needs of the financial institutions’ industry.
“It is critical we have someone with Greg’s experience as a part of our team as we continue to grow Gateway First Bank and deliver on our ‘on time, every time’ commitment to the communities we serve,” said Stephen Curry, Chairman and CEO of Gateway.
Hargis has 30 years of experience as a financial services executive with specific expertise in treasury management, lending, credit analysis, underwriting, risk management, capital markets and general accounting. Hargis has served in progressive leadership positions with some of the largest and most respected financial institutions in the United States.
“I am pleased to join the ranks of Gateway First Bank. After almost 30 years with some of the largest banking institutions in the country, I am excited to be part of this team of seasoned, high caliber bankers that are building a new and revolutionary brand in banking," said Hargis. "We will work to effectively combine the community focus of a smaller, local bank with the technology, experience and capabilities of a larger financial institution to build a superb banking franchise.“
About Gateway First Bank
Established in 2019, after the merger of Gateway Mortgage Group with a 100-year-old bank, Gateway First Bank emerged as a strong diversified financial institution providing digital solutions with a local touch for consumers and commercial customers. Gateway is headquartered in Jenks, Oklahoma and funds over $7 billion of mortgages annually, maintains $1.4 billion in assets, and operates six bank branches in Oklahoma, and 160 mortgage centers across America. With over 1,300 employees, Gateway is one of the largest banking and mortgage operations in the United States. Learn more at www.GatewayFirst.com. Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender (NMLS 7233)