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Bank of Hawaii Promotes Atalig to Vice President

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Hagatna, Guam (May 10, 2007) - Ignacia “Nacia” S. Atalig has been promoted from assistant vice president and business banking officer to vice president and business banking manager for the Guam Business Banking Center.  Her responsibilities include overseeing business transactions and loan requests, supervising a team of business banking officers and promoting the U.S. Small Business Administration Guaranty program for underserved segments in the Guam community.

Atalig joined Bank of Hawaii in 2000 as an assistant vice president and corporate banking associate at the Guam office and was promoted to the position of private banking manager. 

Prior to joining the bank, Atalig worked at First Hawaiian Bank as a corporate banking assistant vice president and the Bank of Guam as a management trainee.  

Atalig was honored with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Lending Officer of the Year Award for Guam in 2006.  She produced 27 of the bank’s 51 SBA loan approvals, which totaled $2,177,000 during the 2006 fiscal year. 

She is a graduate of the California State University of Sacramento with a bachelor of science degree in business administration and finance.  Atalig is a native of Rota in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. 

Atalig is a member of the Guam Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Armed Forces Committee and is a past member of the Rotary Club of Guam and Soroptimist International of the Marianas.