Maria N. Janes
Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller
Maria joined the Bank in 1997 as Financial Accounting Officer, having previously served for five years with the public accounting firm of Lefkowitz, Garfinkel, Champi & DeRienzo. She was named Assistant Controller in December 1997, Assistant Vice President in 1998, Vice President and Controller in 1999, Senior Vice President in 2010, and Executive Vice President and Controller in 2016. She is responsible for establishing effective accounting policies, accounting systems, and internal controls, as well as ensuring regulatory compliance over all financial areas of the Bank. She is also responsible for all internal and external regulatory and tax reporting, as well as managing legal and insurance matters for the company.
Maria graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1994. She is a graduate of Leadership Rhode Island and a member of the Rhode Island Society of CPAs. Maria has been deeply involved over the years with issues affecting special needs children and their families as well as the American Cancer Society. She was awarded the Washington Trust Community Service Award in 2001.