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BankNewport and Jamestown Philomenian Library Celebrate Project Completion

NEWPORT, RI – July 16, 2024 – BankNewport CEO Jack Murphy recently joined representatives from the Jamestown Philomenian Library to celebrate the completion of the Library’s renovation and expansion project, a significant community investment to modernize the Library and enhance its capacity to serve all residents. The Bank provided a $50,000 grant in support of the […]

BankNewport Appoints Michael Vanasse Vice President, Manager of South Angell Branch in Providence

NEWPORT, RI (June 13, 2024) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Michael Vanasse has been named vice president and branch manager of the Bank’s Providence office located at 5 South Angell Street. In his new role, Vanasse will be responsible for branch operations, customer experience, and team development.  His leadership and financial expertise will […]

BankNewport Names Annisha Vasquez Vice President, Community Development Officer

NEWPORT, RI (June 13, 2024) – BankNewport is pleased to announce the appointment of Annisha Vasquez to vice president, community development officer. In her new position, Vasquez will be responsible for developing, implementing, and administering many strategic aspects of the Bank’s Community Reinvestment Act Program, through banking relationships with community-based, charitable, and nonprofit organizations.  She […]

BankNewport Charitable Foundation Awards $396,000 in Spring Grants

Newport, RI – (May 28, 2024) – The BankNewport Charitable Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded $396,000 in grants to over 40 organizations throughout Rhode Island to support their work in the areas of basic human needs and food insecurity, education and workforce training, healthy lives, and arts and culture. “Since our […]

BankNewport Appoints Murray Charron Vice President, Senior Commercial Loan Officer

NEWPORT, R.I. (May 22, 2024) – BankNewport is pleased to announce the appointment of Murray Charron as vice president, senior commercial loan officer. Charron brings more than 25 years of experience in commercial lending, client management, and strategic portfolio expansion to his new role at BankNewport.  His primary focus will be to drive the growth […]

BankNewport Celebrates Opening of New Community Lending Center in Central Falls

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (May 17, 2024) – BankNewport celebrated the opening of its new Community Lending Center in Central Falls at 757 Broad Street with an official ribbon cutting ceremony on May 16th. BankNewport President and CEO Jack Murphy presided over the ceremony with City of Central Falls Mayor Maria Rivera, BankNewport Board Chairman Peter […]

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