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BankNewport Names Christine Hayes Senior Vice President, Premier Banking Relationship Manager


NEWPORT, R.I. – (January 26, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Christine Hayes has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Premier Banking Relationship Manager. Hayes previously served as Vice President, Premier Banking.

“Since joining BankNewport in 2017, Christine has done an outstanding job growing and developing the Bank’s Premier Banking business,” said Mary Leach, Executive Vice President, Chief Consumer Officer, BankNewport. “Her experience, leadership style, and strong relationships with her colleagues and partners has contributed to the growth of this line of business and we are looking forward to her continued success.”

Hayes earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts and is a member of the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation and the East Greenwich Animal Protection League.  She currently resides in North Kingstown, 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.