NEWPORT, R.I. (November 7, 2017) – BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Brian D. Esten to vice president, credit and loan review manager. Esten began his career at BankNewport in 2003 and has held various positions, most recently serving as vice president, portfolio manager.
He is responsible for overseeing commercial loan underwriting, commercial appraisal administration, reporting and analytics, allowance for loan and lease losses, loan review and retail/commercial collections.
Esten earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in Accounting, from Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island.
Brian is a resident of Wakefield, Rhode Island.
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