Centreville Bank Announces Partnership with Rhode Island Football Club

November 16, 2023

Centreville Bank to sponsor Rhode Island FC and fulfill banking needs as part of multi-year partnership  

Centreville Bank is proud to announce a partnership with Rhode Island FC, the Ocean State’s new professional men’s soccer team. Centreville Bank will join the club as an official Anchor Partner. Anchor Partners are a select group of Rhode Island FC partners with the highest value and visibility. Through this multi-year partnership, Centreville Bank will be the club’s exclusive banking partner, responsible for fulfilling Rhode Island FC’s banking needs and the Centreville logo will be featured prominently on the sleeve of the club’s home and away jerseys.

“Rhode Island FC prioritizes partnering with companies that believe in community, making Centreville Bank a perfect fit for our growing family. As we continue to elevate our club's awareness in the marketplace, our partnership with Centreville gives us incredible support from a proven, local brand,” said Vicky Lynch, Chief Revenue Officer at Rhode Island FC.

Founded in 1828 and headquartered in West Warwick, Rhode Island, Centreville Bank is a full-service mutual bank with 21 locations throughout Rhode Island and eastern Connecticut.

“Centreville Bank is proud to support Rhode Island FC as an Anchor Partner,” said Harold M. Horvat, Centreville Bank president, CEO and chairman of the board. “Rhode Island FC is anchored in community, just as Centreville Bank is. We have a long history of supporting the banking needs of Rhode Islanders and are excited for the opportunity to increase our brand presence in the city of Pawtucket and with soccer fans throughout the state.” 

Rhode Island FC will make its USL Championship debut in early March 2024 and will play its home matches during its inaugural season at Beirne Stadium at Bryant University while the state-of-the-art soccer stadium at Tidewater Landing is completed.

About Rhode Island FC 
Rhode Island FC, a club for all Rhode Island, is independently owned and operated and is the only homegrown men’s professional team in the state. It is led by co-founders Brett Johnson and former MLS and USMNT player Michael Parkhurst, a Rhode Island native. The club will begin play in March 2024 in its temporary venue, Beirne Stadium on the campus of Bryant University, while its permanent home stadium is completed for the 2025 season. The Stadium at Tidewater Landing in downtown Pawtucket will be a state-of-the-art stadium with a 10,000+ capacity. More information at www.rhodeislandfc.com. 

About Centreville Bank 
Founded in 1828 and headquartered in West Warwick, Rhode Island, Centreville Bank is a full-service mutual bank with over $2 billion in assets and 21 locations throughout Rhode Island and eastern Connecticut. Centreville understands the unique financial needs of individuals, families and businesses and offers a wide range of personal banking and commercial banking products and services including checking accounts, savings accounts, CDs, money market accounts, mortgages, business loans and more. Centreville is committed to its employees and the communities it serves, always striving to help people make progress and achieve their financial goals. That is progress on purpose. Visit centrevillebank.com, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram, or come into a branch or office to learn more.

Media Contact (for Rhode Island FC)
Mike Raia, Half Street Group 
[email protected]  | 401.340.9425 

Media Contact (for Centreville Bank)
Vanessa Marszalek, VP Marketing & Brand Strategy, Centreville Bank
[email protected] | 401.827.5205