Bell names Midwest regional mortgage leader

Gregg Gunn, an industry veteran with more than 25 years’ experience in the mortgage industry, has been appointed as vice president, Midwest Regional Manager at Bell Bank Mortgage.

Gunn, who is based in St. Louis, will be responsible for recruiting mortgage lenders, developing brand awareness, and building Bell Bank Mortgage’s business in Springfield, St. Louis, and Kansas City, Missouri as well as in Omaha and Denver.

Originally from Ballwin, Mo., Gunn is a graduate of the University of Missouri. Prior to joining Bell, he held positions at Countrywide, Guaranty Bank, Pulaski Bank, PrimeLending, and Midwest BankCentre.

“We are proud to join forces with a respected and experienced local professional like Greg,” said Tony Weick, executive vice president for Bell Bank and president of Bell Bank Mortgage. “This market is an attractive strategic fit for our regional growth, and Greg is also charged with seeking potential expansion opportunities in Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, and Colorado.”

“This is a great opportunity not only for me but also for the talented mortgage professionals we’ll be hiring,” Gunn said. “I’m excited to join this growing company and provide a top workplace and a top destination for building mortgage relationships.”