Centreville Bank President, CEO and Chairman of the Board Harold M. Horvat today announced that Cynthia Lariviere has been named senior vice president, chief consumer banking officer.
In her new role, Lariviere is responsible for the direction of all consumer and business banking initiatives including oversight of the retail branch networks in Rhode Island and Connecticut, residential lending and operations, the bank’s investment program, and expansion of business and government banking efforts. She works closely with other members of the leadership team to provide strategic level support and ensure that Centreville Bank remains an employer of choice within the industry.
“Cindy’s extensive banking background with national, regional and community banks makes her an ideal fit for Centreville, particularly as we continue to expand our operation,” said Horvat. “With our new Warwick branch and Providence loan production office now open, a second Cranston branch expected to be operational by the end of this year, and our expansion into Connecticut through Putnam Bank, Cindy will play a pivotal role in implementing our ongoing, customer-focused mission – to provide consumers, businesses and municipalities with the products and services they need, while ensuring a great customer experience.”
Lariviere has more than 25 years’ experience in retail banking including time spent at large financial institutions and community banks throughout Massachusetts. Most recently, she was executive vice president and regional president for Southern and Western New England for Santander Bank, N.A. Lariviere also held senior positions with Bank of America, and local community banks.
Lariviere earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Becker College, Worcester, MA and a master’s degree in Compliance and Ethics from New England College, Boston, MA. She currently resides in Dartmouth, MA.
About Centreville Bank
Founded in 1828 and headquartered in West Warwick, Rhode Island, Centreville Bank is a full-service mutual bank operating through nine branch locations in Coventry, Cranston, East Greenwich, Narragansett, North Kingstown, Warwick, West Greenwich, and West Warwick, and a loan production office in Providence. In addition, Putnam Bank in Putnam, Connecticut, operates as a division of Centreville Bank and serves the Eastern Connecticut market. Centreville currently has total assets of $1.9 billion.