William C. Tsonos Named President and CEO of BankRI

Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) has appointed a new President and CEO. William C. Tsonos, who joined BankRI in 2006 and currently serves as the bank’s EVP, Director of Commercial Banking, will assume his new leadership position effective November 1.

BankRI Announces New Headquarters Project on I-195 Parcel

In what will be the first new ground up corporate office constructed in the capital city in more than a decade, Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) today announced the development of a new headquarters to be located in Providence. The headquarters will be built on Parcels 8 and 8A of the I-195 Development District as part of a significant mixed-use project.

BankRI Hires Vanessa Zampini as VP, Cash Management Manager

Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) has bolstered the team in its cash management division, hiring financial veteran Vanessa Zampini as VP, Cash Management Manager. Throughout her career, Vanessa has acquired a wealth of experience, having held nearly every business- and customer-facing position in a bank branch.

BankRI Galleries Present Priscilla Carrion

BankRI North Kingstown Gallery: “Quilts by Priscilla Carrion,” September 1 through November 30, 2022. The branch is located at 1140 Ten Rod Road in North Kingstown.

BankRI Galleries Present Gregory Ricci

BankRI Pitman Street Gallery: “Paintings by Gregory Ricci,” September 1 through November 2, 2022. The branch is located at 137 Pitman Street in Providence.

BankRI Galleries Present Dan Talbot

BankRI Turks Head Gallery: “Paintings by Dan Talbot,” September 1 through November 2, 2022 The branch is located at One Turks Head Place in downtown Providence.

BankRI Sends $25,000 to Food Programs Statewide

With the late summer traditionally a time of high need among Rhode Islanders struggling with hunger and now made worse by the rising costs of groceries, Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) has sent a total of $25,000 in funding to food programs across the state.