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Washington Trust’s Elizabeth Henthorne Named to PBN’s 40 Under Forty

June 19, 2020

Westerly, RI - June 19. 2020 - Elizabeth Henthorne, Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management at The Washington Trust Company, has been selected by Providence Business News’ (PBN) for a 40 Under Forty award. PBN recognizes individuals, within this age group, for their career success and community involvement.

Elizabeth joined Washington Trust in 2014 and manages legal service and reporting for the Bank. She also manages the Bank’s corporate insurance program and is a key member of the Enterprise Risk Management and governance program. She currently serves on the Governance Committee for the Jonnycake Center of Westerly and the Planning Committee for the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center. In 2019, Henthorne began volunteering for the Saint Elizabeth Community and helped plan the annual Rose Bids fundraising event.

“Elizabeth has done tremendous work over the past six years and is incredibly deserving of the PBN 40 Under Forty recognition,” said Chairman and CEO Edward O. Handy III, “Her involvement with local community organizations and her commitment to excellence are commendable.”

Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Arts from the State University of New York at Purchase College, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and a Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law. Henthorne is a licensed attorney in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. She resides in East Greenwich, Rhode Island with her husband and two children.

Elizabeth and the other PBN award recipients will be honored at a virtual awards ceremony on July 16th.

Founded in 1800, Washington Trust is the oldest community bank in the nation and one of the Northeast’s premier financial services companies. Washington Trust offers a full range of financial services, including commercial banking, mortgage banking, personal banking and wealth management and trust services through its offices located in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts. The Washington Trust Company is a subsidiary of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., (NASDAQ: WASH). Additional information on Washington Trust and its subsidiaries can be found at https://www.washtrust.com/.

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