BankNewport will never email or call you to verify or update sensitive information such as account numbers, PIN numbers, user ID, passwords, security questions, or social security numbers.

BankNewport Names Gina Lauro Senior Vice President, Residential Sales Manager


NEWPORT, R.I. – (February 3, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Gina Lauro has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Residential Sales Manager.  Prior to her new position, Lauro was the Vice President, Producing Sales Manager.

“Gina has been instrumental in the success of the residential lending group,” said Mary Leach, Executive Vice President, Chief Consumer Officer, BankNewport.  “Her strategic thinking has enhanced the process for loan officers and customers and assisted many first-time home buyers, resulting in record loan originations over the past three years, and we look forward to her future success.”

Lauro holds an Associate Business degree from Bryant University and currently resides in North Kingstown, RI.

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.