TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#CIO--Gateway First Bank has appointed Jeff Weiner as its Chief Information Officer. In this role, Weiner will be responsible for evaluating Gateway’s existing technologies and processes and advising on the best strategies to streamline all internal operations as well as external systems and platforms to improve the customer experience. He will also oversee the enterprise delivery and vendor management functions of the company.
“One of the key building blocks at Gateway – and an area that is quickly becoming one of our core competitive advantages – is our technology,” said Scott Gesell, CEO of Gateway. “Jeff has significant experience in IT, with specific expertise in financial technology integration as well as in managing other key core functions. With his help, Gateway will continue to advance on its commitment to technology solutions to support its business activities today and in the future. Jeff is a strong addition to the team, and we look forward to working with him.”
Weiner has 30 years of technology, operations and transformational leadership experience. Prior to joining Gateway, he held multiple leadership roles in financial services and banking, retail operations and technology services. Most recently, Weiner served as Chief Information Officer at Fiserv, Inc., leading technology strategies for Fiserv Output Solutions, a $2 billion division of the company. He earned his MBA from Wake Forest University and is Six Sigma Black Belt Certified.
“Gateway utilizes best-in-class technology to deliver a great customer experience and promote growth,” said Weiner. “My goal is to ensure that information technology adds the maximum value to Gateway and its customers. I am excited to join this well-diversified and unique financial institution.”
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 $1.7 billion asset sized bank with a strong mortgage operation. Gateway is one of the largest banking and mortgage operations in the United States with six bank branches in Oklahoma, over 150 mortgage centers in 40 states, and over 1,400 employees. Learn more at www.GatewayFirst.com. Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender (NMLS 7233)