June 5, 2017 Coventry, RI – The Washington Trust Company announced that Christopher P. Devine, of Cranston, RI, has been hired as Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager for the newest Washington Trust branch which is set to open in Coventry, Rhode Island this September. Upon the opening of the Coventry location, Washington Trust will have a total of 21 branches throughout Rhode Island as well as one in Mystic, CT. Devine has more than 12 years of banking experience, having held numerous positions within the Rhode Island market. He most recently served as Branch Manager for the Warwick branch of Webster Bank, and prior to that served as both Assistant and Branch Manager for various Citizen’s Bank locations. In his new role with Washington Trust, he is responsible for managing the daily operations of the branch, growing the bank’s deposit base and maintaining Washington Trust’s active role in the community. ABOUT WASHINGTON TRUST Founded in 1800, Washington Trust is the oldest community bank in the nation and one of the Northeast’s premier financial services companies. Washington Trust offers a full range of financial services, including commercial banking, mortgage banking, personal banking and wealth management and trust services through its offices located in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts. The Washington Trust Company is a subsidiary of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., (NASDAQ: WASH). Additional information on Washington Trust and its subsidiaries can be found at https://www.washtrust.com/.