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Kind Heart Campaign Brings Warmth to Community

Thanks to the generous BankNewport community, nearly 200 donated items – from pillows and sheets to mattress protectors – are providing more Rhode Islanders with a warm bed tonight.

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For 200 years, we have been supporting those in need by giving back to local charitable organizations and investing in community development.

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Present or future boaters can find personalized marine financing programs for new and used boats and refinancing for existing boat loans. Competitive rates, dedicated buyer support, quick access to funds, and more.

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BankNewport In the News

BankNewport Highlights 2022 Community Investment

February 3, 2023

Over $1.7 Million in funding support includes a Year-End $100,000 Donation to the RI Community Food Bank NEWPORT, R.I. (February 2, 2023) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that its 2022 philanthropic efforts resulted in over $1.7 million awarded to over 400 organizations and over 8,500 service hours performed by employees.  The funding was inclusive of charitable […]

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Beware of Tax Scams

February 2, 2023

It’s that time of year again. You’re prepping your taxes and scammers are prepping their attempt at stealing your money and personal information. Here are some telltale signs of a tax scam along with actions taxpayers can take if they receive a scam call. IRS Impersonator Is the person being demanding, requesting money, or threatening […]

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BankNewport Names Oscar Joaquim New President of OceanPoint Marine Lending

February 1, 2023

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 1, 2023) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Oscar Joaquim has been named president of OceanPoint Marine Lending (OPML), a division of BankNewport. In his new role, Joaquim will be responsible for the marine lending division.   “Founded and headquartered in the ‘City by the Sea,’ it should come as no […]

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BankNewport Names Lynette M. Dawley Vice President, Project Manager

January 11, 2023

NEWPORT, R.I. (January 10, 2023) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Lynette M. Dawley has been named vice president, project manager. In her new position, Dawley will lead cross-disciplinary teams to deliver new systems in support of transformational change, ensuring proper management of project risks, scope, schedule, and budget. Dawley joined BankNewport in 2019 […]

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BankNewport Names Mark Moreau Vice President, Commercial Lending

January 11, 2023

NEWPORT, R.I. (January 10, 2023) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Mark Moreau has been named vice president, commercial lending. In his new position, Moreau is responsible for developing commercial loan production and cross sell opportunities, managing commercial loan portfolios, and supporting the Bank’s lending department in conformance with its policies and procedures. Prior […]

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BankNewport Names Alison K. Hanson Vice President, Retail Operations Team Lead

January 6, 2023

NEWPORT, R.I. (January 5, 2023) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Alison K. Hanson has been named vice president, retail operations team lead. In her new position, Hanson oversees the daily activities of the Retail Administration Department as well as the development and maintenance of the branch procedure manual and collaborates with CRM end […]

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BankNewport Names Brennon Viola Cash Management Sales and Service Officer

January 6, 2023

NEWPORT, R.I. (January 5, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Brennon Viola has been named cash management sales and service officer. In his new position, Viola provides tailored solutions to the Bank’s business clients, helping to mitigate risk and improve cash flow. Prior to his new role, Viola was a branch manager, and […]

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BankNewport Names Brian Sousa Vice President, Manager of the Warren Branch

January 6, 2023

NEWPORT, R.I. (January 5, 2023) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Brian Sousa has been named vice president and manager of the Warren branch. In his new position, Sousa will be responsible for providing excellent customer relations; leading, coaching, and developing a team of successful branch professionals; and maintaining a strong community presence. Prior […]

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BankNewport’s “Kind Heart Fresh Start” Drive Collects New Bedding for Organizations Serving Rhode Island’s Homeless Population

January 5, 2023

NEWPORT, R.I. (January 5, 2023) – As part of its All In Giving program, BankNewport is pleased to announce that its “Kind Heart Fresh Start” drive to benefit organization’s serving Rhode Island’s homeless population resulted in the collection of hundreds of pieces new bedding, including pillows, pillowcases, pillow protectors, twin and full-size sheet sets, and […]

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BankNewport Breaks Ground on Future Lincoln Branch

December 22, 2022

Middletown, RI – December 22, 2022 – BankNewport recently broke ground at the site of its future branch in Lincoln, Rhode Island, located at 3 Wake Robin Road. Once completed, the branch will be the more than 200-year-old institution’s 19th location.   “We are thrilled to announce Lincoln as the location of our next branch,” […]

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