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BankNewport Names Jessica L. Couto Vice President & Branch Sales Manager at New Warwick Branch


NEWPORT, R.I. – (October 27, 2021) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Jessica L. Couto, of Foster, Rhode Island, has been appointed vice president, branch sales manager of the Bank’s newest branch, located at 27 Strawberry Field Road in Warwick. In her new position, Couto is responsible for customer service, branch operations, and team development.

Picture of Jessica Couto“Jessica has been a valuable member of the BankNewport team since 2015 and she truly exemplifies our company’s commitment to our customers and the neighborhoods in which we do business,”  said Amy Riccitelli, Senior Vice President, Director of Retail Sales, BankNewport.  “Jessica’s experience and leadership will be invaluable as we expand our presence into Warwick, and I have every confidence that she and her team will serve the City well for years to come.”

Prior to her new position, Couto served as branch sales manager of the Bank’s Tiverton and Middletown branches.  She is a member of the Rotary Club of Portsmouth-Tiverton and the SouthCoast Chamber and serves on the board of the RI 4-H Club Foundation.

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.  With $2.0 billion in assets, 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 17 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.