JENKS, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gateway First Bank announced today that Allen Winmill, CPA, MPA, has joined as the Chief Accounting Officer. In this role, Winmill will be responsible for corporate accounting, technical accounting standards implementation, regulatory reporting, tax preparation and filing, and accounts payable.
“Allen has been working with Gateway since mid-July as our Interim Chief Accounting Officer and has been a great resource and complement to our Accounting team,” said Nick Hahn, Chief Financial Officer of Gateway. “He is a great addition to our Dallas corporate office.”
Winmill has more than 25 years of experience in accounting and the financial services industry and has held senior leadership roles at several Fortune 500 companies during this time. He specializes in complex accounting issues, including derivatives, consolidations, securitizations, and business combinations. He also has experience in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of accounting processes, which can deliver substantial value and savings to companies.
“I am thrilled to join Gateway, a company that shares my passion for continual learning and the positive changes that can result,” said Winmill. “I look forward to using my previous experience to uncover new opportunities that improve efficiencies, reduce costs and help drive growth.”
Winmill is a CPA licensed in the state of Texas. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a master’s in professional accounting (MPA) and from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs with a BSBA majoring in accounting.
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 significant 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, almost 170 mortgage centers in 43 states, and over 1,600 employees. Learn more at www.GatewayFirst.com. Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender (NMLS 7233)
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