After a proactive closure for safety amid COVID-19, the Gateway Bank lobby will reopen on Tuesday, September 8, now that cases are steadily declining in Arizona. Lobby hours will remain the same as they were before: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
President and CEO Craig Ahlstrom was involved with a variety of local organizations for decades, including United Way, YMCA, Mesa Chamber of Commerce, various City of Mesa committees and boards, and Central Arizona Homebuilder’s Association. After investing so much in the city for so long, his company needed help in return — and Gateway Bank was there to provide support.
Mesa’s bustling real estate industry has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, trickling down to business challenges for Springs Realty. When Congress passed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in spring 2020, the company jumped at the chance for financial assistance.