Gateway First Bank Promotes Jake Carlisle to Regional Vice President

JENKS, Okla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gateway First Bank has promoted Jake Carlisle to Regional Vice President of the Pacific Northwest. In this role, Carlisle will oversee all Gateway offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Utah.

“Jake is a five-star mortgage professional with the ability to embrace change and constantly improve his craft,” said Stephen Curry, Chairman and CEO of Gateway. “His motivation to serve others on a daily basis has been a key contributor to the thriving culture here at Gateway. Jake is a great fit for a leadership role here, and we look forward to the impact he will have.”

Carlisle’s experience in the mortgage industry stretches back to 2002 before joining the Gateway team in 2016 as an Area Manager in Vancouver, Wash. During his time at Gateway, he has successfully led expansion efforts into new markets with high operational efficiency while cultivating deep relationships across the organization.

“My calling is to revolutionize the mortgage banking industry by connecting with and bringing significant value to everyone I encounter. I hope to attract people who share the same core convictions,” said Carlisle. “Gateway has the most dynamic vision for growth and positive culture I’ve experienced in my many years in the mortgage industry, and I am excited to advance my career with such a dedicated organization.”

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 Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender (NMLS 7233)


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