Gateway First Bank has announced the appointment of fintech leader Jeff Weiner as its chief information officer.

Weiner brings 30 years of technology, operations, and leadership experience to the role. He will be responsible for evaluating the company’s existing technologies and processes, as well as advising on the best strategies to streamline all internal operations, external systems, and platform. The industry veteran will also oversee Gateway’s enterprise delivery and vendor management functions.

“One of the key building blocks at Gateway – and an area that is quickly becoming one of our core competitive advantages – is our technology,” said Scott Gesell, CEO of Gateway. “Jeff has significant experience in IT, with specific expertise in financial technology integration as well as in managing other key core functions. With his help, Gateway will continue to advance on its commitment to technology solutions to support its business activities today and in the future. Jeff is a strong addition to the team, and we look forward to working with him.”

Before joining Gateway, Weiner held executive roles in financial services and banking, retail operations, and technology services. He most recently served as chief information officer at Fiserv.

“Gateway utilizes best-in-class technology to deliver a great customer experience and promote growth,” Weiner said. “My goal is to ensure that information technology adds the maximum value to Gateway and its customers. I am excited to join this well-diversified and unique financial institution.”