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BankNewport Names Kevin Lewis Vice President, Business and Commercial Lending Officer


NEWPORT, R.I. (April, 2023) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Kevin Lewis has been named vice president, business and commercial lending officer. He is responsible for deepening existing relationships and generating new business within Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts companies in the commercial real estate and industrial space.

Lewis brings more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry to his new position, most recently with Bank of America as vice president, business banking.  He previously held positions with Citizens Bank, PayChex, and Johnson & Johnson.

Lewis holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Providence College.  He is a resident of Swansea, Massachusetts.


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 and a commercial lending office in Providence. OceanPoint Marine Lending, a business line of BankNewport, specializes in consumer marine and recreational vehicle financing programs.


Through its All In Giving program, BankNewport is committed to supporting nonprofits with areas of impact focused on basic human needs, children and families, education, economic security, healthy lives, arts and culture, and the environment.  BankNewport has awarded over $8 million in grants, sponsorships, and donations over the past ten years to a wide range of nonprofits to help strengthen and enrich lives and communities throughout Rhode Island. Financial education and community service performed by employees totals 8,500 hours annually.  For more information, please visit www.BankNewport.com.