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BankNewport Names Diogo Ventura Vice President, Premier Banking Officer


NEWPORT, R.I. (August 1, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Diogo Ventura has been named Vice President, Premier Banking Officer.

Ventura brings 17 years of banking and business development experience to his new position, in which he will be responsible for acquiring top customer prospects within the bank’s existing and emerging markets, focusing on high touch relationship banking and customer service.

Prior to his new role, was a Business Development Officer with BankNewport.  Before joining BankNewport, Ventura served as a Relationship Banking Officer with Admirals Bank. He has a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting with an international business minor from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. He is a resident of Warren, 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.