TULSA, OK –Gateway Mortgage Group, a privately held mortgage company offering originations, servicing and correspondent lending, has expanded its footprint in South Carolina with a new retail branch at 1156 Bowman Road, Suite 212, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.
Mortgage industry expert Gracen Jennings Watts will spearhead the new retail branch, and brings more than 18 years of mortgage industry knowledge and experience to her role as branch manager. Prior to joining Gateway, Watts spent time as a private mortgage banker at First Citizens Bank and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. She was also a loan originator at PHH Mortgage and owned her own mortgage brokerage firm, Main Street Mortgage, based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
“Gateway not only offers a wide variety of loan products to serve home owners and referral partners, but also provides the support and commitment needed to effectively meet most home lending needs,” said Watts. “I am excited to bring Gateway’s mortgage services to the Charleston area.”
“As Gateway continues to further expand into new markets, it is imperative to provide our customers with superior mortgage teams that deliver the best products, service and knowledge,” said Buddy Ratchford, regional vice president of Gateway Mortgage Group. “We are confident that Gracen will offer top-notch service to the Charleston market and lead our new branch with an absolute level of professionalism and success.”
About Gateway Mortgage Group
Founded in 2000, Tulsa, Okla.-based Gateway Mortgage Group LLC is a complete end-to-end mortgage banking firm that specializes in originations, servicing, subservicing and correspondent lending. The company services more than $5.0 billion in residential mortgages. For more information about Gateway, visit www.GatewayLoan.com.