West Gate Bank Welcomes Michael Bittner and Guthrie Steen to Team

The West Gate Bank (www.westgate.bank) Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Michael Bittner as senior vice president and manager, Omaha residential construction lending and Guthrie Steen as an assistant vice president, mortgage loan officer.

Bittner brings 14 years of experience in construction lending to his new role at West Gate Bank. As senior vice president and manager, Omaha residential construction lending, Bittner will engage with homebuilders, developers, real estate, and financial-related professionals to originate loans to builders or to homeowners for the purpose of constructing a new home. He will also focus on business development and growth of the business line to increase West Gate Bank’s presence in the Omaha market.

Originally from Elk Horn, IA, Steen graduated from Wayne State College with a degree in business administration and finance. He brings more than 20 years of experience in lending to his new role with West Gate Bank. As a mortgage loan officer, he will work directly with clients to recommend the best mortgage products for their needs, build customized solutions for brokers and clients purchasing or refinancing a home, and assist clients with the mortgage origination process from start to finish.

West Gate Bank is a family-owned community bank with 10 locations in Lincoln and Omaha. The newest West Gate Bank branch is under construction at 177th and West Maple Rd. in Omaha and is expected to open in mid-2022. Visit www.westgate.bank for more information. Michael Bittner and Guthrie Steen can be found at West Gate Bank Pacific Springs branch at 1020 South 179th Ct. and can be reached at (402) 758-8730 / mbittner@westgate.bank, or (402) 758-8727 / gsteen@westgate.bank.