Brian D. Esten has been appointed vice president, portfolio manager in commercial lending at Bank-Newport, where is responsible for performing credit analysis and underwriting of all commercial loan requests.
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Former Brown University President Ruth J. Simmons was Rhode Island’s highest paid college president in 2011 at just under $1.3 million, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education, which ranked her 21st in the nation for the year.
Saleh S. Yassine has been named assistant vice president and branch manager of the East Providence branch of Washington Trust, where he will be responsible for managing the daily operations of the branch, growing the branch’s deposit base and maintaining the bank’s role in the community.
Alison M. Medeiros has been named assistant vice president, branch manager of the North Kingstown branch of Washington Trust, where she will be responsible for managing daily branch operations and growing the branch’s deposit base and loan portfolio.
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