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BankNewport Names Nelson Teixeira Senior Vice President, Director of Digital Banking


NEWPORT, R.I. – (January 26, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Nelson Teixeira, has been appointed Senior Vice President, Director of Digital Banking, responsible for all aspects of the Bank’s digital banking services.

“One of the greatest takeaways from the ongoing pandemic has been the importance of our digital offerings,” said John Sullivan, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, BankNewport. “Nelson has been instrumental in introducing and managing a host of offerings and his leadership and vision will continue to be valuable as we expand this sector in the future.”

Teixeira has been with BankNewport for nearly 21 years, most recently as Vice President, Director of Digital Banking, managing key offerings such as mobile/online banking, automated/personal teller machines, mobile wallet, bill pay, person to person payments, debit card portfolio, real-time payments, mobile deposit and online and mobile account opening. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Rhode Island College in Providence and is a graduate of the New England School of Financial Studies at Babson College in Massachusetts.

Teixeira is a member of New England Automated Clearing House Association, the NYCE Payments Network Advisory Council, and the Incoming Call Center Management Institute.  He serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Project Goal.  He currently resides in Bristol, 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.