TULSA, Okla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gateway First Bank, one of the largest banking operations in Oklahoma, has announced that Kyle Hubbard has joined Gateway’s banking team as Division President of Retail Banking. Hubbard is based in Gateway’s Jenks Corporate banking office.
In this role, Hubbard will lead brand strategy for retail banking along with the digital bank strategy, including being the executive champion of the Q2 platform integration, rollout, and maintenance. He will be instrumental in the planning and development of the retail banking expansion in both physical location and product growth.
“Kyle brings over 20 years of banking experience,” said Scott Gesell, CEO of Gateway. “His past accomplishments and experiences make him the right person to help lead Gateway’s banking growth. He also has a strong history of community engagement which fits the Gateway culture of strengthening families and communities.”
Hubbard entered banking in 2002 out of college and spent the majority of his career in various roles in the Bartlesville, Oklahoma area. He started as a teller while attending graduate school, has worked in both the retail and commercial banking areas, and was most recently President/CEO of the Springfield, MO, and Bartlesville, OK, markets for his previous Banking employer. His community engagement includes organizations such as Leadership Oklahoma, The Boys and Girls Club of Bartlesville, Oklahoma Wesleyan University Board, and Ozarks Food Harvest Board.
“I am from Oklahoma, and it feels great to be coming back to my hometown area,” said Hubbard. “I am excited to be joining the Gateway team on the ground floor of expansion in current and new markets and products.”
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 www.GatewayFirst.com. Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender (NMLS 7233)