William C. Tsonos

President and CEO

Will serves as President and CEO of BankRI.  With over 30 years of banking experience, he previously served as  Director of Commercial Banking and was responsible for growing BankRI’s commercial loan portfolio and commercial deposits while maintaining strong credit quality.

Will joined BankRI in 2006 as the Business Banking Department Head.  Prior to that, he was a Senior Vice President for Middle Market Lending at Citizens Bank.

A resident of Woonsocket, Tsonos holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Bryant University.  He is active in the community, serving as a Governor of The Miriam Hospital and as Vice Chairman of the Woonsocket Rhode Island Investment Board. He previously served on the Board of Directors of United Way of Rhode Island. 


All BankRI branches and offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in observance of Juneteenth.