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Nick Hahn Joins Gateway First Bank As Chief Financial Officer

Chartwell Partners congratulates our placement Nick Hahn on his new role as Chief Financial Officer at Gateway First Bank. Hahn will report to Scott Gesell, CEO, and will be broadly responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of the finance and accounting organization. Hahn will serve as a key member of the executive team helping to expand the bank and maximize growth opportunities.

Hahn’s career spans over 20 years of financial industry experience, most recently as CFO for Ohnward Bancshares, Inc, a privately owned $1.3 billion community bank holding company located in eastern Iowa, and Chief Financial and Operating Officer for Real R.A.T.E. Consulting in Ohio.

“Nick brings deep experience in both banking and mortgage, and he will be a strong strategic partner to the senior management team at Gateway,” said Scott Petty, Managing Partner of Chartwell Partners’ Financial Services Practice.

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 $1.8 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 160 mortgage centers in 42 states, and almost 1,600 employees.

About Chartwell Partners
Chartwell Partners is a national, retained search firm founded in 2005 specializing in executive and board of director leadership recruitment. Partner Scott Petty and his team pride themselves on being one of the best executive search firm recruiting teams in the nation. We are regularly called upon by clients in the Commercial Banking, Community Banking and Mortgage Sectors to recruit C-Suite and other senior executives. As a top executive search firm, it is our job and privilege to meet the executive recruiting needs of our clients.