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Washington Trust Named as “Corporate Honoree” at 25th Anniversary Gateway Community College Foundation Hall of Fame Event

November 17, 2022

NEW HAVEN, CT- On Thursday, November 3, Washington Trust was honored as the ‘Corporate Honoree’ at the annual Hall of Fame awards event hosted by the Gateway Community College Foundation.

The annual event honors individuals and organizations that have tirelessly supported Gateway’s students, faculty and staff, the Greater New Haven community, and residents of the State of Connecticut.

“We are inspired by the examples set by our honorees, whose commitment to our students and our community reflects a real passion,” said Dr. William “Terry” Brown, Chief Executive Officer, during the November event.

Washington Trust’s New Haven team has been a supporter of Gateway Community College Foundation for many years. In particular, Tom Beirne III, Senior Wealth Planning Officer and Business Development Manager, has served on the organization’s Board of Directors for 10 years, and will be assuming the role of President of the Board beginning in January of 2023.

The Gateway Community College Foundation supports the college’s mission and provides a lifeline to students who experience financial limitations. The foundation provides scholarships, professional development grants, equipment and program supports that ensure success for all Gateway students, faculty, and staff.

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