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Washington Trust Named One of Rhode Island’s Healthiest Employers for 2021

July 09, 2021

Second Consecutive Year on List

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Westerly, RIThe Washington Trust Company was recently recognized as one of Rhode Island’s Healthiest Employers by Providence Business News’ 2021 Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island Awards program.

Healthy Employers® is a trusted awards program that recognizes people-first organizations taking a more proactive approach to employee health. In partnership with PBN, Healthiest Employers, Inc. evaluated companies based on the kinds of resources and programs that they offer their employees for physical, financial, and mental well-being.

“Washington Trust strongly believes that employees are our greatest asset,” said Kristen DiSanto, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. “We are committed to promoting a work-life balance for our team, and the wellness program is key ensuring we have a happy, healthy team who remains dedicated to our customers, our communities, and to each other. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we provided our employees with fun, meaningful activities to ensure they remained engaged and motivated to live a healthy lifestyle, even while working apart from one another.”

Washington Trust offers a robust suite of programs to support employee wellness including rewards and reimbursement incentives, virtual and in-person webinars and events, financial planning and protection services, active health screening programs and more. Washington Trust also works with local technology company, Virgin Pulse, to provide employees with a comprehensive online tool that helps to cultivate and support good lifestyle habits.

To explore opportunities to join the team at Washington Trust, visit the Careers page here.


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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