BankNewport Announces Branch Sales Manager


NEWPORT, R.I. (October 03, 2019) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Jessica L. Couto, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, has been appointed to assistant vice president, branch sales manager of the Bank’s Tiverton office located at 614 Main Road.

She joined BankNewport in 2015, and most recently served as branch operations manager of the Bank’s Middletown office. She will be responsible for branch operations, business development and staff development.

Jessica is a member of the Rotary Club of Portsmouth-Tiverton.

About BankNewport
Founded in 1819 and headquartered in Newport, BankNewport offers a full suite of loan and deposit products and services for families and businesses throughout Rhode Island.  With $1.7 billion in assets, BankNewport is one of the oldest community banks in the United States and, as a mutual organization, is committed to the financial success of its customers, employees and communities. BankNewport has 17 branch locations, with commercial lending offices in Cumberland and Providence. The Bank’s 18th branch is anticipated to open in Johnston, Rhode Island later this fall.

BankNewport business lines include OceanPoint Marine Lending, specializing in consumer marine and recreational vehicle financing programs, and OceanPoint Insurance, a Trusted Choice independent insurance agency, providing a broad range of property casualty insurance products, including financial services and marine related insurance products.