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May 19, 2023
The West Gate Bank® Board of Directors has elected Jamie Brummond to Senior Vice President, Mortgage Compliance Officer, Misty Sinica to Assistant Vice President, Finance Officer and Johanna Hannemann to Assistance Vice President of Regulatory Compliance & Training Officer.
May 11, 2023
The West Gate Bank® Board of Directors has elected Kirby Reardon to Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending and Jennifer Dougherty to Assistant Vice President, Commercial Lending.
January 10, 2023
The West Gate Bank Board of Directors has elected Chad Tettenborn to Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending.
November 15, 2022
The West Gate Bank® Board of Directors has elected Taylor Price, Kirby Reardon and Shane Reardon to Vice President, Commercial Lending.
October 27, 2022
The West Gate Bank Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Tanner Belt as Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager. Belt brings more than seven years of experience in banking to his new role at West Gate Bank. As Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager, Belt will be responsible for developing and maintaining business relationships with customers, providing personal service to meet their financial needs and coaching his staff to achieve customer service and sales goals.
September 27, 2022
West Gate Bank announces the promotion of Kay Bartek to Senior Vice President, Retail Banking. She will be taking over for Doug Carey who is retiring at the end of the year after a 45-year career in the banking industry, including the past 20 years at West Gate Bank where he led the Retail banking team.
August 25, 2022
The West Gate Bank® Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Laura Burford as Senior Vice President, Correspondent Lending.
West Gate Bank® Welcomes Michael Bittner as Senior Vice President, Omaha Residential Construction Lending
January 31, 2022
The West Gate Bank® Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Michael Bittner as Senior Vice President & Manager, Omaha Residential Construction Lending.
West Gate Bank One of Three Co-Investors With Nelnet Renewable Energy Partners To Complete $9.9 Million Solar Tax Equity Investment in the Northeast
April 20, 2021
Lincoln, Neb. – April 5, 2021 – Nelnet Renewable Energy, a leading solar tax equity investor and fund manager, today announced the completion of a $9.9 million solar tax equity investment into a portfolio of projects in the northeast with three co-investors. The investment received an E1 rating on its Green Transaction Evaluation from S&P Global Ratings for its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) impact.
March 15, 2021
West Gate Bank has announced plans to expand its presence in the Omaha market with the building of a fourth location at 177th & Maple Street.
January 12, 2021
The West Gate Bank Board of Directors has elected Clay Blank to the title of Mortgage Officer/Jr. TPO Account Executive for the West Gate Bank Correspondent Mortgage division and Kelly Lutomski to the title of Vice President, Mortgage Talent Recruitment & Development.
November 23, 2020
West Gate Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Jared Hollinger to its Board of Directors.
September 1, 2020
The West Gate Bank® Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Chad Tettenborn as Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer. Tettenborn brings 15 years of experience in Financial Services to his new role at West Gate Bank.
August 24, 2020
The Lincoln Community Foundation enthusiastically announced the continuation of West Gate Bank’s sponsorship for Give to Lincoln Day. West Gate Bank has committed to the event for the next three years as Presenting Sponsor. The 10th annual giving day is scheduled for Tuesday, May 25, 2021.
July 29, 2020
The West Gate Bank® Board of Directors has elected Kay Bartek to Senior Vice President, Lincoln Retail Market Manager; Casey Brandt to Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager; and Jennifer Morand-Ackerman to Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer.
West Gate Bank and the UNL Center for Economic Education Partner to Open Student Branch at Wysong Elementary
November 26, 2019
The newest “branch” of West Gate Bank opened its doors for the first time on November 22, 2019. Business will be limited to savings deposits for Wysong Elementary students.
July 1, 2019
Johanna Hannemann, Retail Training Officer at West Gate Bank, received a Junior Achievement Volunteer of the Year award on June 20, 2019 at the JA Spirit of Achievement luncheon in Lincoln, Nebraska. Hannemann was nominated by the first-grade team at Roper Elementary School.
June 25, 2019
The West Gate Bank® Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Jeanette Moeller as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer.
West Gate Bank Empowers High School Students to Make Informed Financial Decisions Through Innovative Web-Based Program
March 30, 2019
April is Financial Literacy month, making it the perfect time to reflect on the landscape of financial wellness and how West Gate Bank is moving the needle in Lincoln Public Schools.
January 10, 2019
West Gate Bank® is pleased to announce the addition of Mike Homa and Todd Peterson to its Board of Directors.
July 23, 2018
The West Gate Bank® Board of Directors has elected Jon Dittenber to Omaha Chief Lending Officer.
May 7, 2018
West Gate Bank announced the signing of an agreement to acquire three Omaha area branches from Great Southern Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: GSBC). The transition is expected to take place in July 2018, pending regulatory approval.
May 7, 2018
The West Gate Bank® Board of Directors has elected Katie Miller to the title of Vice President, Branch Manager of the Midtown location; Brock Shelton to the title of Senior Vice President, Business Banking Solutions; and Kristi Thornton to the title of Senior Vice President, Omaha Retail Market Manager.
March 28, 2018
West Gate Bank and Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln are partnering together to build a decent and affordable home for future Habitat homeowners, Khasro, Ginar and their four children. West Gate Bank is the $25,000 Silver Sponsor on an upcoming Habitat build to begin Thursday, July 12, 2018.
January 16, 2018
Lincoln, NE — West Gate Bank announced a gift donation to The Lincoln Community Foundation that will provide Give To Lincoln Day the largest match fund in its seven year history. Lincoln’s annual giving day is scheduled for Thursday, May 31. Every participating nonprofit organization will receive a proportional share of the record $400,000 match fund, based upon its percentage of total dollars raised.
May 17, 2017
As one of the many projects West Gate Bank is proud to support, on Wednesday, May 17 the Willard Community Center held a groundbreaking ceremony for their facility renovation. The renovation will include a new three-story addition allowing for expansion of Willard's programs and services.