Gateway Team Members Included in Scotsman Guide’s Top Women Originators

JENKS, Okla.--()--Gateway Mortgage, a division of Gateway First Bank, is proud to announce 17 of its team members have been named Top Women Originators by Scotsman Guide. In 2020, four female members of the Gateway team were recognized.

Scotsman Guide introduced the inaugural Top Women Originators ranking in 2018 to celebrate outstanding women in the mortgage industry. These rankings draw upon thousands of submissions by mortgage professionals in the magazine’s annual Top Originators list. The mortgage industry is made up of people from all walks of life, and Top Women Originators is an important benchmark in celebrating diversity and success.

Gateway would like to recognize the following team members:


Paddi Bailey

Destini Bowling

Lorre Buhler

Jo Crozier

Amber Dodson

Chris Dunlap

Leisa Gebhart

Deborah Huddleston

Kandi Jones

Mary Kolb

Amanda Landers

Lisa Mathews

Annie McNiel

Toni Rogers

Kathy Tautfest

Jill Taylor

Teri Treadway




“At Gateway, we take pride in having a talented and hardworking team committed to the communities they serve, and these team members are a testament to that,” said Scott Gesell, CEO at Gateway. “When we faced new challenges resulting from the pandemic, our team responded quickly and stepped up to the plate. The team members recognized as Top Women Originators by Scotsman Guide this year have proven their strong commitment to customer satisfaction. I am thrilled to congratulate them on this well-deserved achievement.”

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 170 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 that 17 of its team members have been named Top Women Originators by Scotsman Guide.


Melissa Bogle

Megan McKinstry