With Bank Rhode Island’s (BankRI) newest branch in Coventry now officially open after a warm welcome from the local community, the bank has announced that long-time financial professional Nancy Lapre will serve as the new Retail Business Officer for the market.
As the new Retail Business Officer for the Coventry Market, Nancy will be responsible for growing all lines of business within the bank by working with the local business community – both in Coventry and the surrounding area. Nancy has more than 25 years of experience in Retail and Business Banking; demonstrating a strong knowledge of commercial and small business banking in order to meet the wide-variety of needs among the bank’s customers.
Prior to being named the Retail Business Officer for the Coventry market, Nancy successfully served as the Branch Manager for BankRI’s Centerville Road branch in Warwick. Before joining BankRI, Nancy spent the last 30 years working as a Branch Manager for Washington Trust and Citizens Bank.
“We’re excited to have Nancy lead our Retail Business efforts in the Coventry market as we grow our presence and help local businesses of all sizes succeed,” said Steven Parente, Senior Vice President, Director of Retail Banking. “Her strong knowledge of the industry and ability to identify financial solutions that meet the needs of individual businesses and customers will be an asset to both the bank and the communities we serve.”
In addition to her work at BankRI, Nancy is actively involved with the Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Rhode Island and resides in West Kingston.