Townie Grad Hathaway Hired in Community Relations Post
The Washington Trust Company announced that Robin L. Hathaway, of Cranston, Rhode Island and formerly of East Providence, has been hired as Community Relationship Officer, Retail Lending. This is a newly created position to help the company more proactively serve customers in areas of need. In her position, Hathaway will grow the Bank’s professional network, cultivate new local partnerships and develop and maintain community relationships in support of loan programs for internal and external customers. In addition, she will conduct and coordinate seminars and community events in collaboration with the Bank’s Mortgage Loan Officers and retail lending leadership.
Hathaway, a 1994 graduate of East Providence High School, previously worked as a Senior Accounts Executive and Recruitment Consultant for Monster Worldwide, and prior to that spent nearly a decade as a production manager and musical performer. She holds her MBA with a focus in international business from Bryant University and a B.A. in Public and Professional Communications from Rhode Island College. Hathaway is a board member for East Providence Heritage Days and has volunteered public speaking services with both Open Doors RI and the Center for Women and Enterprise, among others.
Founded in 1800, Washington Trust is the oldest community bank in the nation and one of the Northeast’s premier financial services companies.