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Washington Trust Announces Initiatives in Response to COVID-19

March 20, 2020 - Washington Trust today announced several initiatives to ensure the health, safety and well-being of its employees, customers and the community in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. In compliance with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) recommendation to invoke “social distancing” and curtail the spread of the virus, the Bank announced that branch lobbies would be temporarily closed until further notice, but drive-up banking would operate during regular business hours.

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Financial Markets Update

As concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) mount and the financial markets react, the Washington Trust team is here to answer your questions and address your concerns.

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Kimberly McCarthy Promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Tax & Benefits Officer, Wealth Management Client Services at Washington Trust

Providence, RI – Washington Trust is pleased to announce the promotion of Kimberly I McCarthy, Esq., to Senior Vice President, Chief Tax & Benefits Officer, Head of Client Services for Washington Trust Wealth Management. She has led the tax, ERISA, and employee benefit operations for the Wealth Management division since joining Washington Trust in July of 2018.

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Washington Trust Employees Collect 3,000 Pounds of Peanut Butter to Kick Off 20th Annual Peanut Butter Drive

WESTERLY, RI– The Washington Trust Company officially kicked off its 20th annual Peanut Butter Drive with more than 3,000 pounds of peanut butter collected at an employee appreciation event Thursday evening. The annual drive, which runs through the end of April, benefits the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and local food pantries across Rhode Island and Southeastern Connecticut.

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Halsey Associates Promotes Peter Secrist to Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager

New Haven, CT – Halsey Associates has announced that Peter J. Secrist of Fairfield, CT has been appointed to Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager.

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