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BankNewport Names Shawn Duarte Vice President, Retail Training Manager


NEWPORT, R.I. (May 25, 2023) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Shawn Duarte has been named vice president, retail training manager.   In his role, his team is responsible to ensure the flawless delivery of our customer service standards and employee development through new hire training, relationship banker development, and the Retail Development Management Program.  Duarte previously served as assistant vice president, retail training manager for the Bank.

Duarte holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from Fisher College.  He resides in Providence, 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.


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.