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BANKNEWPORT ANNOUNCES DIRECTOR OF RETAIL SALES

NEWPORT, R.I. (May 2, 2019) - BankNewport is pleased to announce that Amy E. Riccitelli, of Smithfield, Rhode Island, had been appointed senior vice president, director of retail sales. She will be responsible for the development and implementation of the Bank’s Retail Banking Division.

BANKNEWPORT ANNOUNCES PURCHASE OF JUSTBOATLOANS

NEWPORT, RI (May 1, 2019) – BankNewport announced today that it has purchased the assets of JustBoatLoans (JBL) by Vertisol, Inc., a marine service company specializing in consumer marine and recreational vehicle financing programs. JBL will operate under the Marine and Recreational Lending Division of BankNewport.

KIND HEART, WARM SOLES COLLECTION BENEFITS LOCAL SHELTERS

Newport, R.I. (April 23, 2019) – Hundreds of adult and children’s socks were generously donated by the community during the BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance “Kind Heart, Warm Soles” collection drive last month. The goal of the collection drive was to provide children and adult socks to benefit local shelters in support of their mission to serve those most in need.

BANKNEWPORT ANNOUNCES SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT APPOINTMENT

NEWPORT, R.I. (April 16, 2019) - BankNewport is pleased to announce that Lisa A. Sellar of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, has been appointed to senior vice president, director of retail banking operations.

EMPLOYEES BOWL FOR A CAUSE

Newport, R.I. (April 19, 2019) – BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance employees presented donations totaling $5,600 to the Edgewood Pawtuxet Ecumenical Food Closet as a special “Bowl-A-Thon” fundraiser.

MILLENNIAL RI AWARDS LOCAL LEADERS AT #CHOOSERI CELEBRATION, ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH BANKNEWPORT TO LAUNCH NEW MILLENNIAL WORKSHOP SERIES

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Millennial Rhode Island hosted its 5th annual #ChooseRI Celebration on Thursday evening at Providence G, with a record number of 300+attendees, including local entrepreneurs, business owners, lawyers, teachers, artists, consultants, politicians, students, and many other millennials celebrating their desire to “Choose RI” to work, live, and play.

BANKNEWPORT MORTGAGE BANKERS NAMED TOP LOAN ORIGINATORS

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 27, 2019) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that two of the Bank’s Mortgage Bankers, Gina Campbell Helm and Daniel M. Silverman, have been recognized as top Rhode Island loan originators for 2018 by The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman magazine. Gina and Dan originated the most loans overall and the most purchase loans in their respective market areas.

BANKNEWPORT ANNOUNCES REGIONAL SALES MANAGER APPOINTMENT

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 25, 2019) - BankNewport is pleased to announce that Linda A. Dias, of North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, has been appointed to vice president, regional sales manager. She will be responsible for the coaching and development of the retail sales team, new customer acquisition and cross-sell strategies.

BANKNEWPORT ANNOUNCES PROMOTION

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 25, 2019) - BankNewport is pleased to announce that Evan J. Rose, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, has been appointed to vice president, branch sales manager of the Bank’s Newport office located at 10 Washington Square.

KIND HEART, WARM SOLES COLLECTION TO BENEFIT LOCAL SHELTERS

Newport, R.I. (February 13, 2019) – The community is invited to join BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance this winter to support local shelters by donating adult and children’s socks during the “Kind Heart, Warm Soles” collection drive beginning February 14 through March 2 at all BankNewport and OceanPoint locations.

 

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