Set to open in January 2019, it will be the Bank’s 22nd Rhode Island branch November 5, 2018 North Providence, RI – The Washington Trust Company announced that Marcus Charlemagne, of Smithfield, Rhode Island, has been appointed as assistant vice president and branch manager for the new Washington Trust branch set to open in January 2019 at 1588 Mineral Spring Avenue in North Providence, Rhode Island. Upon the opening of the North Providence location, Washington Trust will have a total of 22 branches throughout Rhode Island as well as one in Mystic, Connecticut. Marcus has more than 18 years of banking experience. He joined Washington Trust in 2015 as assistant vice president and manager of the Bank’s branch in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. Before joining Washington Trust, Marcus held positions as branch manager, assistant branch manager and senior business banker for various banks throughout northern Rhode Island. He holds an A.S. in accounting and finance from the New England College of Business. In his new role 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 North Providence 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/.