Gary Hoggatt Jr. has been recognized as the 2009 Ambassador of the Year by the Edwardsville Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce.
Hoggatt, branch manager and mortgage loan officer at National Bank at Edwardsville, was honored at the Chamber's 86th annual dinner held at the Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom at SIUE on Jan. 30.
"I was very surprised," Hoggatt said. "It is so nice to have your efforts recognized."
The annual award is presented to one of the members of the chamber's Ambassador Committee.
At National Bank, Hoggatt is responsible for residential lending and managing the Edwardsville Banking Center. He is the security officer for the bank and also manages the bank's web site.
Hoggatt has 24 years experience in the banking and finance industry.