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Washington Trust Holds Ribbon Cutting for Newest Branch in East Greenwich, RI

May 13, 2021

East Greenwich, RI – Thursday morning, May 13th , Washington Trust held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of its 24th branch, located at 695 Main Street, East Greenwich, Rhode Island. Washington Trust Chairman and CEO Edward “Ned” Handy and President and COO Mark Gim were joined by East Greenwich Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Steve Lombardi, East Greenwich Chamber of Commerce President Mike Mancuso, and East Greenwich Town Manager Andrew Nota.

“While this is our first branch in East Greenwich, we already have many customers here and are pleased to welcome them to our new home,” said Handy. “This location is special because it’s the gateway to the beautiful East Greenwich historic district. As the nation’s oldest community bank, we’re honored to be a part of this community where roots run deep and where relationships are built on trust, partnership, and human connection.”

“We welcome Washington Trust to East Greenwich,” said Town Manager, Andrew Nota. “The development of this corner is a lynchpin to forthcoming improvements as you enter the historic downtown area, and you’re helping us to kick off that transformation.”

Also in attendance from the Washington Trust senior management team were Deb Gormley, Executive Vice President of Retail Banking; Dennis Algiere, Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer & Director of Community Affairs; Amy Arruda, Senior Vice President, Retail Banking; Rhonda Duckworth, Vice President and Regional Manager; and Sharon Morgan, Vice President and Regional Manager.

The East Greenwich branch offers in-branch banking, drive-up service, and a walk up & drive-up ATM. The branch lobby is open for business Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m., and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Drive-Up services are available Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


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).

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