Martin Gardner Named Chamber Member of the Year by the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce

Martin Gardner Named Chamber Member of the Year by the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce

Thu, 21 Feb, 2013 at 13:17
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Martin Gardner, Assistant Vice President - Small Business Banking at Village Bank and Trust, was honored as Des Plaines Chamber Member of the Year at the Chamber's Winter Garden Ball on Friday, February 8, 2013. This honor is given to a chamber member who actively contributes to the chamber and the community. 

Martin was instrumental in encouraging the Board of Directors to adopt the Young Entrepreneur Academy program this year and is an instructor. He instructs the three hour class over 30 weeks, assists the students with their business plans, and sits in on weekly conference calls to prepare for classes.

Martin has been a chamber member since 2005 and currently sits on the Board of Directors as Treasurer and also is a member of numerous chamber committees including the Winter Garden Ball and Football Raffle.

This is a well-deserved recognition for Martin. Village Bank and Trust and the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce are proud of his achievements and fortunate to benefit from his contributions on a daily basis. He is married to wife, Melissa, and the father of two boys.

Martin Gardner, Des Plaines Chamber Member of the Year Honoree, and wife his Melissa

Martin Gardner, Des Plaines Chamber Member of the Year Honoree, and wife his Melissa.

About Village Bank & Trust
Village Bank & Trust, a Wintrust Community Bank, has seven locations in the following cities; Arlington Heights, Des Plaines, Mt. Prospect, Park Ridge, and Prospect Heights.  Village Bank & Trust provides customized products and services for residents and businesses in the area and is a Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender. For more information visit the bank’s website at www.bankatvillage.com, “Like” us on Facebook www.facebook.com/BankAtVillage or follow us on Twitter @BankAtVillage.

For more information please contact:
Gloria Amling
VP – Retail Banking, Branch Manager
Village Bank and Trust
847.385.7017
gamling@bankatvillage.com

Martin Gardner
AVP – Small Business Banking
Village Bank and Trust
847.590.7005

mgardner@bankatvillage.com