TULSA, Okla., Sept. 28, 2018 – Gateway Mortgage Group, a full-service mortgage company founded by Kevin Stitt, was recognized as a Corporate Health Champion finalist at the 2018 Champions of Health Gala. The awards celebrate people and organizations making a positive impact on Oklahoman’s health through innovative programs.
Gateway’s corporate health and wellness program serves 1,200 employees nationwide. It encompasses health education, lifestyle support and comprehensive benefits, which include medical plans, dental and vision, insurance and income protection, wellness, and retirement. In addition, the company offers health savings accounts and flexible spending accounts.
“Our people are our most valuable resource, and Gateway is committed to providing support that enables everyone to be at their best,” said Hobie Higgins, chief community engagement officer at Gateway.
Gateway’s Community and Culture Health Specialist, Eric Moon, shares the importance of understanding how to use benefits with employees. He educates about overall wellness, chronic-condition management, preventative medicine and self-health awareness.
“Being physically healthy improves energy levels and mental health,” Moon said. “The program has increased productivity and contributed to a positive corporate culture. Our benefits extend beyond the work day because we are invested in our team members’ lives.”
Gateway hosts events throughout the year to encourage employees to increase their physical activity, including walking challenges, stair-climbing challenges, and daily fitness classes, among others. Most of Gateway employees participate in these initiatives.
This year marks 15 years of celebrating Oklahoma’s health leaders through the Champions of Health awards, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma in partnership with many other organizations. Ticket sales and sponsorships benefit the nonprofit Oklahoma Caring Foundation, Inc.
Gateway, founded by Kevin Stitt, is one of the largest privately held mortgage origination and servicing companies in the United States. Established in 2000 and headquartered in Jenks, Oklahoma, the company employs more than 1,200 team members in over 160 offices nationwide and currently services $17 billion in residential mortgages. For more information about Gateway, visit www.GatewayLoan.com. Gateway Mortgage Group, LLC (NMLS 7233).