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BankNewport Names Pamela LaBreche Vice President, Business and Commercial Lending Officer


NEWPORT, R.I. (February 17, 2023) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Pamela LaBreche has been named vice president, business and commercial lending officer.  In her new role, LaBreche is responsible for working with the Bank’s branch managers, residential lending officers, merchant services and cash management partners to assist business clients throughout Rhode Island in achieving their financial goals.

Prior to joining BankNewport, LaBreche was vice president, business development officer for the Northeast region at Citibank, where she specialized in healthcare practice finance.  She also served as vice president, business development officer at Navigant Credit Union in Smithfield, Rhode Island.

LaBreche earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Master of Business Administration from Providence College. She currently serves as vice president of the Gateway Real Estate Board, a division of Lifespan.

In 2019, LaBreche was named a Rhode Island SBA Financial Services Champion, nominated by clients and local lending/capital partners. She was also previously recognized as a New England Financial Services “Woman of Fire” by American Business Media (AmBiz).

A native of Franklin, Massachusetts, Pamela resides in Cumberland, 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 and a commercial lending office in Providence. OceanPoint Marine Lending, a business line of BankNewport, specializes in consumer marine and recreational vehicle financing programs.