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 Client Testimonials

Gateway Bank has a talented team who work diligently to build strong client relationships in the community. With funding received through Gateway, SouthTech was able to launch a whole new product line!

- Paul Hoffman, President

“Gateway Bank has been with our law firm since day one. When we were a small business start up, Gateway leveraged their lending power and local decision making to support us when national banks would not. We consider Gateway a valuable partner in our success.”

- Morgan Bentley
- Kevin Bruning
Bentley & Bruning P.A.

“As a small manufacturing business,
we felt significant impact from the economic downturn and decided to acquire another business.  Gateway Bank provided funding and is a true financial partner, providing solutions in extraordinary circumstances. The smiling faces and professionalism at Gateway are second to none!”

- Hidayet Kutat
Gulf Coast Signs of Sarasota, Inc.

“As a start up business, we knew we had a strong plan and great idea, but couldn't get through the door when we met with other banks. Gateway was the first bank willing to listen to our plan. They had a lot of excitement about our project, and provided the capital we needed.”

- Aaron & Kathy Corr
TreeUmph! Adventure Course

“Gateway manages its investments, loans, and capital with the highest principles of standards and ethics.

- Julie & Jeff Luhrsen
Luhrsen Law Group

“I have been banking in Bradenton for over 15 years, and I have never see such exceptional service until I started banking with Gateway. The staff is very courteous, cooperative, and eager to satisfy all my banking needs.”

- Dr. Raj T. Rajan
Bradenton Heart Center


“When we were looking for a bank to handle our personal and business accounts, we wanted to choose a bank that can mimic our exceptional service to our patients and patrons and that is why we chose Gateway Bank. Exemplary service with a smile is what Gateway is all about!”

- Dr. Thomas and Linda Doan
Exceptional Dentistry of Sarasota
and Whiteberry Yogurt

“I feel proud and special to be able to say I was the very first client of Gateway Bank. The personalized service and attention to detail by the entire staff continues to make me feel that way everyday!”  
-Wendy Mann Resnick
Gateway Bank’s First Client
-Alicia Wheeler
Gateway Bank Officer
Assistant Banking Center Manager

"A trusted friend referred us to Gateway Bank. They partnered with us to find personal/individual solutions to make our home building dream a reality. Everyone treated us with courtesy and respect - we had no idea that banking could be like this."

- Dr. Clarence and Michelle Reilly

"Today and every day, relationships are vital. The Gateway Family welcomed us in from day one. They are educated, professional, and friendly. We truly feel we have a business partner, not just a teller. It's very comforting when you can look at your banker and rely on his handshake. That's a true relationship!"

-Geoffrey and Brenda Michel
The Met

“In my world of Art and Design, it is refreshing to be associated with a bank that allows me to practice my trade.  Gateway Bank is a true window of opportunity that supplies the life blood of a small business.”

-Anne Folsom Smith
Anne Folsom Smith Interior Design

“They are always there for me.  It’s personal!”

-Ed Marin
Soicher Marin

“After 20 years with a bank where no one knew my name, everyone at Gateway knew me with a week!  Now that’s personal banking…”

-Dave Holm
Sarasota Cyclery

“I appreciate having Gateway Bank to do business with because they understand our community.  The local business people that comprise the Board are vested in the healthy growth of our area, and have put their own time and money into our success.  They also happen to be the best and the brightest!

-Mary Forristall
Forristall Enterprises, Inc.


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