Nearly 23 years of service to the community

Hagåtńa, GU – With the Bank since 1999, Jackie Marati first joined the Bank’s Corporate Banking Group. Since then, she has held positions of Special Assistant to the President for the late Tony Leon Guerrero before heading the Bank’s Marketing, Human Resources, and then Communications and Public Relations areas. For the last few years, Marati has headed Bank of Guam’s Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility efforts. Fueled by her passion to give back to the island communities served by the Bank, she has led a number of international, award-winning Bank of Guam projects: The Bank’s Year in Review, Communications Team, Calendar and Founder’s Day of Giving.

Marati, an island daughter, is a graduate of the Academy of Our Lady of Guam (Salutatorian) and then went on to receive her bachelor’s degree from Vassar College. Other educational accolades include numerous executive leadership programs at Dartmouth, Stanford, Wharton Northwestern Universities, and the Pacific Coast Banking School. Marati served as the President of the Guam Bankers Association and is a founding board member of the Guam Women’s Chamber of Commerce. Marati also served as the Chief Administrative Officer with the Guam International Airport Authority. She remains the only accredited airport executive by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAE).

In addition to her role with the Bank and in line with her passion to serve, Marati currently sits on the boards of Guam Cancer Care, USO Advisory, UOG Center for Island Sustainability (Chairman), The Employers Council, and has previously served on the boards of The Make-A-Wish Foundation, Tourism Education Council, Pacific Islanders in Communications, and St. Anthony Catholic School and the Academy of Our Lady of Guam. She is the recipient of the Holy Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice by Pope Benedict, Seven Seals Award by the ESGR, and was inducted as a Laureate to the Academy of Our Lady of Guam Hall of Fame. She also was awarded Public Citizen of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers (Guam).

“Over her career with Bank of Guam, Jackie has made a genuine impact on how the Bank has grown and developed our community outreach, sustainability, and financial empowerment efforts. We are grateful for the work she has done, but most importantly the relationships she has established and nurtured within the organization and in the community. We know Jackie’s commitment to excellence in social responsibility and sustainability is steadfast and that her journey is far from over. The Board of Directors, Management, Staff, and I along with her Bank of Guam Familia, wish her the very best in her next chapters.”

-Joaquin P. LG. Cook, President & Chief Executive Officer

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