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 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.

BankRI Giving Community Two Ways to Fight Hunger

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Beginning today, Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) is offering the community two ways to join its efforts to alleviate hunger in the Ocean State this summer. In addition to collecting nonperishable food items at all 20 of its branches statewide through August 19, BankRI will match the first $5,000 in donations made in support of the Rhode Island Community Food Bank’s online Summer Funds Drive.

BankRI Awards $78,250 in Grants to Rhode Island Organizations

A swim program that provides free lessons to Rhode Island children of color is among the grant recipients of Bank Rhode Island’s (BankRI) most recent charitable giving. In total, the bank has awarded $78,250 in funding to 30 local organizations. The grants ranged from $1,000 to $7,500.

BankRI Awards $100K in Grants to Local Nonprofits

Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) has made a significant investment in the community, awarding a total of $100,750 in charitable grants to nonprofits throughout the state. The grants were received by 28 organizations and will help to fund a wide range of initiatives, including children’s education, workforce development, arts-based programs, and human services. Awards ranged from $1,000 to $10,000.

BankRI Hires Maria Botelho as VP, Commercial Real Estate Lender

Bank Rhode Island has grown the team of its Commercial Real Estate Division, hiring Maria Botelho as Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Lender. The seasoned banking professional joined the bank this spring and works out of its Downtown Providence headquarters in the Turk’s Head Building.

BankRI Collection Leads to 6,382 Books for Kids

When Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) customers and staff have an opportunity to help the community, they never disappoint, and the bank’s recently-completed Children’s Book Drive was no exception. Held throughout the month of March at all 20 of BankRI’s branches, the effort in support of Books Are Wings led to 6,382 books for local kids.