Gateway Named to the 2021 Top Originators List by Scotsman Guide

JENKS, Okla.--()--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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Release Summary

Gateway is proud to announce more than 100 of its team members have been named Top Originators by Scotsman Guide.


Melissa Bogle

Megan McKinstry