BankNewport Names Brian Sousa Vice President, Manager of the Warren Branch
NEWPORT, R.I. (January 5, 2023) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Brian Sousa has been named vice president and manager of the Warren branch. In his new position, Sousa will be responsible for providing excellent customer relations; leading, coaching, and developing a team of successful branch professionals; and maintaining a strong community presence.
Prior to joining BankNewport, Sousa was a mortgage loan officer at St. Anne’s Credit Union in Fall River, Massachusetts. He previously spent 13 years at Santander Bank, where he worked as a branch manager and mortgage development officer, serving the New Bedford and Fall River areas.
He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and currently resides in Dartmouth, Massachusetts with his family.
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.