BankNewport is pleased to announce that Elena Yates Harootunian has been named senior vice president, director of human resources. She will continue to be responsible for all human resources functions for BankNewport and its mutual holding company, OceanPoint Financial Partners, MHC and affiliates, including strategic planning and managing HR programs, compensation, and benefits in an employee-oriented, high-performance culture. Prior to her new role, she was vice president, director of human resources.
Prior to joining BankNewport in 2019, Harootunian was director of benefits at Talbots in Hingham, Massachusetts. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Providence College and currently resides in Cranston, Rhode Island.