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BankNewport Names Ryan Camara to Vice President, Human Resources Manager


NEWPORT, R.I. – (August 22, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Ryan Camara has been named vice president, human resources manager, responsible for talent acquisition, as well as employee relations and benefits. Prior to his new position, Camara was recruitment and HRIS manager for the bank.

“We are thrilled to announce Ryan’s much-deserved promotion,” said Wendy Kagan, Executive Vice President, Chief Engagement Officer. “He has consistently recruited top talent for the bank since joining the organization in 2013 and will continue to be an important HR partner to all of our business lines as well as the local community.”

Camara is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where he also earned an MBA with a focus on Organizational Leadership, and he holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources accreditation. He resides in Westport, MA.


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.