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BankNewport Names Brian Danusis as Vice President, Commercial Credit Underwriting Manager


NEWPORT, R.I. (September 15, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Brian Danusis has been named Vice President, Commercial Credit Underwriting Manager. Brian brings 20 years of commercial banking experience. He will manage a team of credit underwriters originating new commercial real estate and commercial & industrial relationships. He will work as a liaison between the lending and credit teams, providing guidance on loan structure, risk rating and commercial loan policy.

Prior to joining BankNewport, Brian served as Portfolio Manager in Rockland Trust’s Special Asset Group and a Portfolio Manager with a focus on middle market commercial and industrial relationships with Bank of America and Citizens Bank. Brian is a resident of Coventry, 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, with commercial lending offices in Cumberland and Providence.

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 employee benefits and marine related insurance products.