February 26, 2016 Westerly, RI – The Washington Trust Company announced that Sherry A. Fonseca, of Cumberland, RI, has been hired as Vice President and Regional Manager of the Washington Trust Mortgage Company in the Newton/Wellesley area of Massachusetts. In her position, Fonseca will work closely with a network of real estate, financial, and building professionals to assist homeowners in all aspects of the home-buying process, from application to closing. Fonseca has more than twenty years of mortgage origination and management experience, most recently as Regional Vice President and Home Loan Manager for Bank of America in Framingham, MA. Prior to that, she held Regional Vice President positions with TD Bank in Boston and New England Moves in Waltham, MA. Fonseca holds her B.A. from Salve Regina University. She lives with her husband Roy and their two children in Cumberland, RI. Washington Trust Mortgage Company LLC offers a full-range of mortgage solutions, including fixed rate, adjustable rate, first time homebuyer, construction and reverse mortgages, as well as home equity loans and lines of credit. Our team of experienced mortgage professionals are dedicated to helping borrowers through all stages of life by providing customized, comprehensive financing and personalized services. Washington Trust Mortgage Company LLC is a subsidiary of The Washington Trust Company. 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 OMX®: WASH). Additional information on Washington Trust and its subsidiaries can be found at www.washtrust.com.