JENKS, OK –Gateway Mortgage Group, a privately held mortgage company offering originations, servicing and correspondent lending, has announced the appointment of Fred Elflein as Regional Vice President. In this role, Fred will be responsible for overseeing Gateway’s retail production in two Mid-Atlantic states, Virginia and Maryland, both part of Gateway’s growing base of branches.
Fred has worked in the mortgage industry for nearly 20 years – most recently serving as a regional sales manager for Tidewater Mortgage Services – and has previously worked with Encore Credit Group and Saxon Capital. Prior to joining Gateway, Elflein launched and managed a retail mortgage bank nationally – opening 25 new markets, 2 telemarketing centers, and a retention call center.
“This is an exciting time as Gateway expands its presence in the Mid-Atlantic region,” Elflein said. “Gateway is an industry leader and we will look for new markets and dedicated loan originators who can bring Gateway’s community-focused lending to more families.”
“Throughout his career, Fred has demonstrated an ability to locate and nurture high-level mortgage talent,” said Steve Frink, executive vice president at Gateway Mortgage Group. “He is an ideal leader who can drive our strategic growth initiatives in this region, and we are proud to have him on the team.”
Fred graduated with a BA from Creighton University, where he met his wife, Christi. He has three sons and is an avid Florida State University football fan.
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, and correspondent lending. The company services over $11 billion in residential mortgages. For more information about Gateway, visit www.GatewayLoan.com.