Barbara K. Hart

Senior Vice President, Credit Risk
Senior Management

Barbara is Senior Vice President, Credit Risk and is located in the Bank's Main office in the Risk Management Department at 23 Broad Street in Westerly. She is responsible for management of the commercial and residential collection areas, appraisal, environmental, bank owned property’s obtained through foreclosure (REO) and other commercial credit services.

Barbara has over 28 years of commercial workout, commercial lending, credit underwriting, and credit services experience. Prior to joining The Washington Trust Company, Barbara was with Citizens Financial Group. Barbara is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island where she received a Bachelor of Science with majors in Finance and Business Management. She has been an active member of the Rhode Island Historical Society Board of Trustees for six years, is a graduate of Leadership Rhode Island (2011) and also serves on the Finance Committee of Leadership Rhode Island.