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Company Overview of Washington Trust Bank

Company Overview

Washington Trust Bank, a commercial bank, provides banking products and services for individuals, families, and businesses in the Pacific Northwest. The company offers deposit products, such as checking, savings, certificates of deposit, retirement and individual retirement, and small business package accounts. Its lending portfolio includes home, personal, small business administration, and term loans, as well as credit cards and revolving lines of credit. The company also provides overdraft protection, fraud prevention, identity protection, and financial education programs; online banking, cash/money management, mobile banking, and merchant services; and private banking solutions. In addit...

717 West Sprague Avenue

Spokane, WA 99201

United States

Founded in 1902





Key Executives for Washington Trust Bank

Chairman of The Board and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 57
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 54
Executive Vice President and President of Western Washington Region
President of Oregon Region
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Washington Trust Bank Key Developments

Washington Trust Promotes Joseph M. Confessore to Senior Vice President and Team Leader, Commercial Banking in Providence, R.I

Washington Trust has announced that Joseph M. Confessore, of North Kingstown, RI, has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Team Leader of the Bank's C&I Commercial Banking Group in Providence, R.I. In his new position, Confessore will be responsible for maintaining existing commercial banking relationships and developing new relationships with clients throughout New England. Confessore joined the Bank in 2003 as Vice President, Commercial Lending, after completing formal credit training at FleetBoston where he served for many years in their Private Clients Group and as a lending officer in their precious metals lending division.

Washington Trust Bank Announces Board Appointments

Washington Trust Bank announced three new board members joining the bank's Board of Directors. Christopher Ackerley and Jeff Wright both of Seattle, WA, and Dennis Murphy of Walla Walla, WA were appointed to the Washington Trust Bank Board of Directors at the December 17, 2012 meeting. Christopher Ackerley is a co-founder and Managing Director of Ackerley Partners, LLC. Prior to founding Ackerley Partners in 2002, Chris was the President of The Ackerley Group Inc. He served in a variety of roles for the company for more than 15 years; and was also a member of the company's board of directors. Mr. Ackerley successfully led the merger of The Ackerley Group Inc. with Clear Channel Communications Inc. and led the negotiations and completion of The Ackerley Group's sale of the Seattle SuperSonics and the Seattle Storm to The Basketball Club of Seattle. Mr. Ackerley currently serves on the boards of several companies including Plum TV Inc., Sparq.me and Limeade Inc. Additionally, Mr. Ackerley serves on the National Board of Advisors for the Eller College of Management at The University of Arizona. Chris continues to serve on the boards of several civic and community organizations including the Pacific Science Center, Lakeside School, The Film School, and as a Director on the Management Board for the Seattle Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences. He also serves as a Vice President of The Ginger and Barry Ackerley Foundation. Jeff Wright has been the Chairman of the Space Needle Corporation since 1999 and is also the managing partner of the Chihuly Garden and Glass which opened in May, 2012. Prior to his current position, Mr. Wright owned and operated development and building companies including J. Wright Development Company, Parkwood Homes and Cambria Homes. Mr. Wright has served on several boards including the Century 21 Committee, Overlake Hospital Foundation Board, and board member of the 10-99 Foundation. Currently he serves on boards for the Visitors and Convention Bureau and the Board of Trustees of Seattle University. Dennis Murphy is the President of Hayden Homes and has over 20 years of experience in construction, engineering and development. Mr. Murphy also owns and operates other businesses including a winery, Caprio Cellars in Walla Walla, Washington.

Washington Trust Bank, Board Meeting, Dec 17, 2012

Washington Trust Bank, Board Meeting, Dec 17, 2012. Agenda: To consider the appointment of Christopher Ackerley, Jeff Wright and Dennis Murphy as Board of Directors.

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