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BANKNEWPORT OPENS SECOND PROVIDENCE BRANCH

NEWPORT, R.I. (December 6, 2018) – BankNewport marked the opening of its newest branch at Five South Angell Street in Providence with a ribbon cutting on November 15. City of Providence Small Business Coordinator, Office of Economic Opportunity, Angel Subervi joined BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra Pattie, Board Chairman Peter Capodilupo, Executive Vice President Mary Leach and branch staff to commemorate the opening.

BankNewport Awards $15,000 in Charitable Grants to Three Local Organizations to Help East Bay Residents at-risk of Hunger

NEWPORT, R.I. (November 21, 2018) – In response to the high need for food assistance among East Bay residents, BankNewport has awarded a total of $15,000 in charitable grants through its Community Fund to three local organizations committed to helping the less fortunate meet their basic needs. Good Neighbors, Friends of Saint Elizabeth, and Saint Vincent DePaul Society/Saint Joseph’s Conference each receive a $5,000 grant to assist area families and individuals with meeting their basic needs

BANKNEWPORT NAMES BRANCH SALES MANAGER

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (November 2, 2018) - BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Erin L. Mallo to vice president, branch sales manager. She will be responsible for branch operations, business development, and staff development at the bank’s newest branch located at 5 South Angell Street in Providence, scheduled to open in November 2018.

BankNewport Kicks-Off $200,000 “We’re All In” Giving Program during 200th Anniversary

BankNewport Kicks-Off $200,000 “We’re All In” Giving Program during 200th Anniversary In honor of its two centuries of philanthropic commitment to Rhode Island, Bank making 200 ‘hyper-local’ donations available to nonprofits and community groups across the state

BANKNEWPORT TOP RHODE ISLAND SBA 504 LENDER 2018

NEWPORT, R.I. (October 31, 2018) – BankNewport received the Rhode Island 504 Lender of the Year award at an event sponsored by the Rhode Island District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Center for Women & Enterprise on October 26, 2018.

BANKNEWPORT ANNOUNCES COMMERCIAL LENDING APPOINTMENTS

NEWPORT, R.I. (October 16, 2018) - BankNewport has expanded its Commercial Lending team with the hiring of two new vice presidents, commercial lending officers: Mathew Insana and Paul Sousa.

Local Youth Enjoy Summer Camp...

Bank’s generosity helps economically-disadvantaged children spend summer vacation engaged in nature and hands-on learning experiences to avoid the phenomenon of “summer learning loss”

BANKNEWPORT ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENTS

NEWPORT, R.I. (September 19, 2018) - BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Ronald P Greenwood to vice president, branch sales manager of the Bank’s Cranston office located at 4000 Chapel View and has expanded its Business Banking Group with the hiring of two new vice presidents, business development officers – Steven Carneiro and Antonio DeSimone.

BANKNEWPORT CELEBRATES OPENING OF FIRST PROVIDENCE BRANCH

PROVIDENCE, RI (July 5, 2018) – BankNewport celebrated the opening of its first Providence branch at 55 Dorrance Street with an official ribbon cutting ceremony held June 26. BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra Pattie and Executive Vice President, Mary Leach presided over the ceremony with City of Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza, Providence City Council President David Salvatore, BankNewport Board Chairman Peter Capodilupo, Bank board members and special guests in attendance.

BANKNEWPORT ONE OF RHODE ISLAND’S BEST PLACES TO WORK

NEWPORT, R.I. (June 2018) BankNewport was honored at the Best Places to Work in Rhode Island 2018 award ceremony held on June 14 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick.

BankNewport Financial Education Scholarship

In celebration of the wonderful partnership that BankNewport has with Coventry High School, Rogers High School, and West Warwick High School, $1,000 scholarships were recently presented to four deserving seniors that participated in the Bank’s financial education program this school year...

LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS DISCOVER SECRETS TO FINANCIAL SUCCESS

Coventry, Newport, Portsmouth and West Warwick, RI (June 22, 2018 ) – Financial Education Fairs sponsored by BankNewport were held for the students of Coventry High School, Rogers High School in Newport, Portsmouth High School and West Warwick High School. The Fairs were the culminating project to a series of financial education presentations conducted by BankNewport’s management team during the 2017-2018 academic year at the four high schools.

BANKNEWPORT RECOGNIZED FOR WORKSITE WELLNESS

NEWPORT, R.I. (June 21, 2018) – Representatives from BankNewport’s Human Resources department were presented with an “Exemplary” award at the 2018 Annual Worksite Health Awards ceremony held on June 20 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick.

BANKNEWPORT FIRST PROVIDENCE BRANCH OPENS AT DORRANCE STREET

PROVIDENCE, RI (June 18, 2018) – BankNewport opened its newest branch at 55 Dorrance Street in Providence today, June 18. Located at the corner of Dorrance and Westminster Streets, the branch will offer easy access for customers.

BANKNEWPORT ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS

BANKNEWPORT NAMES BRANCH SALES MANAGER Newport, R.I. (June 14, 2018) - BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Justin L. Lombardo to vice president, branch sales manager of the Bank’s Barrington office located at 330 County Road and Margaret McGreavy to vice president, branch sales manager of the Bank’s Stone Bridge office located 1740 Main Road in Tiverton.

BANKNEWPORT ELECTS SIX NEW CORPORATORS AT ANNUAL MEETING

NEWPORT, RI (May 29, 2018) – Sandra J. Pattie, president and chief executive officer of OceanPoint Financial Partners, MHC and BankNewport, announced the election of six new BankNewport Corporators at the annual meeting held on April 23, 2017.

BANKNEWPORT ANNOUNCES PROMOTION

NEWPORT, R.I. (May 10, 2018) - BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie has announced the promotion of Isabel Tigano to vice president, auditor.

OCEANPOINT FINANCIAL PARTNERS, MHC REPORT RECORD YEAR AT ANNUAL MEETING

NEWPORT, RI (April 23, 2018) – BankNewport announced record results for 2017 at the annual meeting of OceanPoint Financial Partners (the “Company”), the mutual holding company of BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance on Monday, April 23, 2018. At year-end, total assets increased to a record-high of $1.55 billion.

BANKNEWPORT ANNOUNCES PURCHASE OF OFFSHORE FINANCIAL

NEWPORT, RI (April 2, 2018) – BankNewport announced today that it has purchased the assets of Offshore Financial Corporation, a marine service company specializing in personalized marine financing programs. Offshore Financial will operate as a Marine Lending Division of BankNewport.

EMPLOYEES BOWL FOR A CAUSE

NEWPORT, RI. (April 6, 2018) – BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance employees recently presented donations totaling $3,200 to Looking Upwards as part of a special “Bowl-A-Thon” fundraiser.

BANKNEWPORT ANNOUNCES TWO PROMOTION

NEWPORT, R.I. (March 15, 2018) - BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the promotion of Kenneth R. Burnett to Senior Vice President, Director of Commercial Relationships and Betsy L. Salisbury to Senior Vice President, Retail Lending Operations Manager.

BANKNEWPORT SHARES FINANCIAL EXPERTISE WITH LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

NEWPORT, RI (March 15, 2018 ) – BankNewport is proud to present its financial literacy program to students at four local high schools during the current school year – Coventry High School, Portsmouth High School, Rogers High School in Newport, and West Warwick High School.

BankNewport and United Way Select 10 Nonprofit Leaders for Executive Director Learning Circle Series

Providence, R.I. (February X, 2018) Following the success and positive feedback of their inaugural Executive Director Learning Circle Series in 2017, United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) and BankNewport have partnered again, selecting 10 local leaders to participate in the educational program. To help strengthen the state’s nonprofit sector, BankNewport has committed $40,000 per year for three years.

BANKNEWPORT ANNOUNCES COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT APPOINTMENT

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 12, 2018) - BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Adriana I. Dawson to Vice President, Community Development Officer. She will be responsible for developing, implementing and administering strategic aspects of the Bank's Community Reinvestment Act Program, through building and maintaining relationships with community based, charitable and non-profit organizations to ensure the Bank meets the needs of the community and attains CRA compliance goals.

BANKNEWPORT APPOINTS MERRILL TO CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 7, 2018) - BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Leland R. Merrill to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He will be responsible for planning, organizing and controlling the operational activities of the Bank.

BANKNEWPORT HIGHLIGHTS 2017 COMMUNITY INVESTMENT

NEWPORT, R.I. (January 31, 2018) – Each year, BankNewport’s community outreach program strives to strengthen and enrich lives and communities throughout Rhode Island.

Meeting Street Telethon

BANKNEWPORT ANNOUNCES NEW ATM LOCATIONS

NEWPORT, R.I. (January 23, 2018) –BankNewport is pleased to announce the installation of three new ATM locations in Cranston, Cumberland and Exeter, Rhode Island for customers to conveniently access their funds.

BANKNEWPORT ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (January 17, 2018) - BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Lynn M. Wagner to vice president, branch sales manager of the bank’s Narragansett office located at 90 Point Judith Road and William J. Griffin to assistant vice president, mortgage originator.

BANKNEWPORT ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS

NEWPORT, R.I. (January 17, 2018) - BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie has announced the promotion of Joseph J. Arver to vice president, financial planning, Susan M. Viveiros to vice president, information security officer and of Justin M. Medeiros to vice president, assistant controller.

BANKNEWPORT AND OCEANPOINT INSURANCE EMPLOYEES BRIGHTEN HOLIDAYS FOR NONPROFIT NEIGHBORS

NEWPORT, R.I. (January 16, 2018) – With help from the community and its employees, BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance generated awareness and support for local nonprofits in their tireless efforts to warm the hearts of those less fortunate this past holiday season.

 

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