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BankNewport Names Colleen Skeffington Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer


NEWPORT, R.I. – (February 7, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Colleen Skeffington has been named Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, responsible for maintaining and managing the Bank’s technology investments.  Skeffington previously served as vice president, information technology manager.

“Colleen’s accomplishments during her time at BankNewport have had a great impact on the success of the institution,” said John Sullivan, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, BankNewport.  “In her new position, she will continue to serve a critical role in executing our strategic plan, while continuing to manage all aspects of our technology infrastructure.”

Skeffington is a member of the Board of Directors for FabNewport.  She attended the New England Institute of Technology and currently resides in Warwick, 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.