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Mary Noons Named 2021 Career Achiever in Providence Business News’ C-Suite Awards program

April 05, 2021

Providence Business News recently announced 10 honorees for its 2021 C-Suite Awards program. Mary E. Noons, executive vice president and chief retail lending officer for The Washington Trust Company, has been named the 2021 Career Achiever, the top honor in Providence Business News’ annual C-Suite Awards program. PBN’s C-Suite Awards program recognizes top C-Level executives for public, private and non-profit companies who are innovators, role models and leaders in the community.

Noons has worked at Washington Trust for 29 years and played a major role in the bank’s retail lending growth. Since 2016, she has overseen a 120% increase in annual loan production at Washington Trust from $755 million to $1.7 billion. She was instrumental in securing and implementing a new state-of-the-art operating system and secondary market process which prepared Washington Trust for increased loan production. She also spearheaded the formation of Washington Trust Mortgage Company in 2009, which led to the Bank’s regional mortgage expansion.

Other C-Suite Award winners selected by PBN are:

  • Christopher Earle, director of information systems, YMCA of Greater Providence
  • Michael Edwards, chief financial officer, Falvey Insurance Group
  • Mary Halpin, senior vice president of human resources, Centreville Bank
  • Stuart Kiely, vice president of digital strategy, John Matouk & Co.
  • Edward McPherson, director of marketing and fund development, Newport Mental Health
  • Cortney Nicolato, CEO and president, United Way of Rhode Island
  • Phyllis Pelletier, chief financial officer, Family Service of Rhode Island
  • Siobhain Sullivan, chief operating officer of clinical operations, Rhode Island Medical Imaging Inc.

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