Joseph J. MarcAurele served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation and the Bank from April 2010 to March 2018. He also held the title of President of the Corporation and the Bank from April 2010 to November 2013. He joined Washington Trust in 2009 as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Corporation and The Washington Trust Company. He served as President of Citizens Bank from 2007 to 2009 and previously held positions of President and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Bank entities in Rhode Island and Connecticut from 2001 to 2007. He held a series of positions of executive leadership at Citizens Bank from 1993 to 2001 in the areas of commercial lending, wealth management and private banking. Prior to that, Mr. MarcAurele held positions at Fleet National Bank with concentration in commercial lending and credit analysis and also held the position of Senior Vice President, Director of Human Resources. Mr. MarcAurele’s qualifications to serve on the Board of Directors include his extensive experience in many areas of banking and financial services, experience in positions of executive leadership, and knowledge of the business community in our market area. Director since 2009.