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Halsey Associates Becomes Corporate Sponsor of The Shubert Theatre

New Haven, CT – Halsey Associates has announced a $3,500 corporate sponsorship to The Shubert Theatre for their 2020- 2021 season. Support of the Corporate Club program allows The Shubert to continue to offer live theater to the community, including those that could not otherwise afford to attend. Funds raised also help to maintain the legendary Shubert New Haven, recognized as an icon of American Musical Theater.

Washington Trust Named “Best-In-State” Bank by Forbes

The Washington Trust Company was named by Forbes as the “Best In-State Bank” in Rhode Island as part of its annual listing/ranking of the best banks in each of the 50 states. Notably, Washington Trust was the only bank selected in Rhode Island.
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Washington Trust Collects 11 Tons of Peanut Butter During 20th Annual Drive to Benefit Local Food Pantries

The Washington Trust Company collected approximately 22,000 pounds, or 11 tons of peanut butter during the Bank’s 20th annual Peanut Butter Drive to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and 10 local food pantries across Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut.

Washington Trust’s Elizabeth Henthorne Named to PBN’s 40 Under Forty

Elizabeth Henthorne, Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management at The Washington Trust Company, has been selected by Providence Business News’ (PBN) for a 40 Under Forty award. PBN recognizes individuals, within this age group, for their career success and community involvement.

PBN's Five Questions With: Michael Clarkin

Michael Clarkin serves as senior vice president and corporate sales manager for The Washington Trust Co., where he has worked since 2010. He previously worked in accounting and finance for the state of Rhode Island and several private companies before becoming a commercial loan officer in 1986. He has bachelor’s degrees in business administration and accounting, both from Bryant University.

Sandra Parrillo Elected to the Board of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. and its Subsidiary, The Washington Trust Company

Westerly, RI –The Washington Trust Company is pleased to announce that Sandra Glaser Parrillo, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Providence Mutual Fire Insurance Company (“Providence Mutual”), has been elected to the Board of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: WASH) and its subsidiary, The Washington Trust Company for a term ending in 2023.

Washington Trust Provides $13.6 Million to EIM Plainfield Pike, LLC

Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided $13.6 million to EIM Plainfield Pike, LLC, an affiliate of Equity Industrial Partners, for the refinancing and renovation of a warehouse property located at 2700 Plainfield Pike in Cranston, RI.

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.

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.

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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23 Broad Street
Westerly, RI 02891
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