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Kent W. Gladding, CPA
Director of Investments


Kent joined Washington Trust Investors as Vice President & Investment Officer. He is responsible for managing investment portfolios for Washington Trust Wealth Management's clients and is located at 68 South Main Street, Providence, RI.

Most recently, Kent was Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for RBS Citizens Bank Wealth Management. Kent joined RBS as Financial Principal and Treasurer of Citizens Investment Services, Inc., and subsequently served as Director of Investment Research and Regional Manager for Institutional and High Net Worth clients in Southern New England and the Mid-Atlantic territories. Kent has over 15 years of experience directly managing midcap equity funds for RBS Citizens.

Viewed as an industry expert, Kent has appeared on TV news shows, as a keynote speaker for numerous conferences, and in publications of articles on investment topics. He has frequently appeared in Boston Business Journal articles and as a regular contributor to NBC 10 Weekly Business Wrap-Up. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Newhouse School, Syracuse University and a master's degree in accounting from the University of Rhode Island.

Kent is the President of the VNA Care New England Foundation, Chairman of the Care New England Investment Committee, and a member of the CNE Governance and Compensation Committees. He is the former Chair of the Child Lead Action Project, and a former Treasurer of the First Unitarian Church of Providence. He and his family live in Cranston.

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