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


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 users. Prior to her new role, she was assistant vice president, retail administration supervisor.


Hanson earned a Bachelor of Science from Salve Regina University. A native of East Hampton, New York, she currently resides in Middletown, Rhode Island.


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. BankNewport is one of the longest-standing 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 18 branch locations and a commercial lending office in Providence. OceanPoint Marine Lending, a business line of BankNewport, specializes in consumer marine and recreational vehicle financing programs.

Through its All In Giving program, BankNewport is committed to supporting nonprofits with areas of impact focused on basic human needs, children and families, education, economic security, healthy lives, arts and culture, and the environment.  BankNewport has awarded over $7 million in grants, sponsorships, and donations over the past 11 years to a wide range of nonprofits to help strengthen and enrich lives and communities throughout Rhode Island. Financial education and community service performed by employees totals 7,300 hours annually.  For more information, please visit www.banknewport.com.