April 19, 2018 - The Provident Named to Top 10 List for C&I Growth in the U.S.

The Provident Bank was recently named in the Top 10 List for C&I Loans in the United States for banks under one billion dollars in assets in an American Bankers article. With 45% Q4 2017 year-over-year growth in C&I lending, The Provident was listed seventh for % Change for Commercial and Industrial Loans, and tenth for Commercial and Industrial Loans by Total Loans and Leases in 2017. 

 March 20, 2018 - The Provident Bank Welcomes Joe Varraso, Vice President, Commercial Lending

Varraso brings over 20 years of experience in finance and commercial banking with a proven track record of meeting revenue and profit goals through customer retention and relationship building.

The Provident Bank announced today the addition of Joe Varraso, Vice President, Commercial Lending, to the bank. Varraso joined the bank’s Greater Boston Regional Office with a focus on Commercial and Industrial, and Commercial Real Estate lending. With over 20 years of finance and commercial banking experience, he understands the importance of being a true business banking partner to his clients.

November 10, 2017 - NH SBA Recognizes the Provident Bank in its 2017 Lender Awards
 The Provident Bank has been presented with a 2017 Lender Award by the New Hampshire district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. This recognition marks the fourth consecutive year the Provident has been lauded for its role in increasing access to capital for small businesses in New Hampshire.

The Provident Bank Announced as Headline Sponsor of Amesbury's 350th Anniversary

In 2018, Amesbury will celebrate its 350th Anniversary, and is proud to announce that The Provident Bank has signed on as the year-long Headline Sponsor. 

December 18, 2017 - The Provident Bank Welcomes Dave Gagnon, Senior Vice President/Senior Credit Officer

Gagnon brings over 20 years commercial banking experience with in-depth experience in CRE, C&I, Special Assets and overall Risk Management

The Provident Bank announced today the addition of Dave Gagnon, Senior Vice President, Senior Credit Officer to the Bank. Gagnon is responsible for managing the Bank's credit functions, including underwriting, structuring, processing and loan approvals and will lead a team of 19 credit and SBA specialists. 

October 12, 2017 - The Provident Partners with N.H. Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Financial support from Bank expands commitment to manufacturing during N.H. Manufacturing Month

The Provident provided financial support to the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Program (NH MEP), and was named the official sponsor of the 2017 Manufacturing Month at the October 6th kick-off event at Eptam Plastics in Northfield, N.H. 

 September 28, 2017 - The Provident Bank Named Marquee Sponsor of the New Hampshire Film Festival

City, region to benefit economically during the highly-anticipated annual cultural event

"As one of our longest supporters, The Provident Bank was also one of our first fiscal sponsors," said Nicole Gregg, executive director of the NHFF. "They've been there every step of the way. But really they are much more than just a sponsor to the New Hampshire Film Festival. They are...

 September 11, 2017 - Export Boot Camp to Help Open International Markets for New Hampshire Businesses

Trade seminar series will instruct small businesses on how to grow profits and increase value by exploring international markets.

The Provident Bank announced today that it is sponsoring a series of training seminars designed to unlock international markets for small and medium-sized businesses. 

Beginning in October, Export Boot Camp, presented by the New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs, will focus on the four core topics of international trade: Export Controls and Compliance; Export Logistics, Export Finance; and........ 

 September 5, 2017 - The Provident Bank Donates $15,000 to The Music Hall's Live at the Loft

 August 8, 2017 - Newly-Appointed Provident Director Increases Board's Tech Security Expertise

 August 3, 2017 - Monarch School of New England Celebrates its NHCDFA and Community Partners with the Completion of its New Regional High School

 July 24, 2017 - The Provident Bank Reaffirms Commitment to its Hometown with Donation

 July 11, 2017 - NH Film Festival Returning This Fall

 June 28, 2017 - The Provident Bank Celebrates 18th Year of "Our Community, Your E-Vote" Program

 June 23, 2017 - The Provident Bank Enhances Structured Finance Team with Addition of Brent Mathews

 June 15, 2017 - The Provident Bank Appoints New International Banking Officer

May 18, 2017 - The Provident Bank Partners with the Massachusetts Export Center to Encourage Overseas Trade Opportunities

May 2, 2017 - The Export-Import Bank of the United States Honors The Provident Bank as Community Lender of the Year

April 12, 2017 - The Provident's Chuck Withee Joins New Hampshire's Business Finance Authority

March 29, 2017 - The Provident Launches New Advanced Manufacturing Center at Manchester Community College to Address NH's Workforce Crisis

 February 1, 2017 - The Provident Bank Opening New Operations in Portsmouth

 January 24, 2017 - The Provident Bank to Help Expand Opportunities for Area Businesses through New Partnership

 January 24, 2017 - Learn from EBay How to Expand into the International Marketplace

December 9, 2016 - The Provident Bank Announces New Partnership with Federal, State Organizations to Promote Export Expansion Across New England

October 17, 2016 - New Hampshire SBA Recognizes Leading Lenders: Announces 2016 Lender Awards

September 22, 2016 - The New Hampshire Film Festival Names The Provident Bank as Lead Sponsor

August 24, 2016 - Josephine Yeo Promoted to Assistant Vice President, Business Development Officer

July 18, 2016 - Provident Bancorp, Inc. to Ring NASDAQ Closing Bell

June 30, 2016 - Provident Bancorp, Inc. added to membership of U.S. small-cap Russell 2000 Index

May 31, 2016 - The Provident Bank Announces New Board Member and Board Chair at Annual Meeting

May 26, 2016 - Joe Kenney Named to The Granite State District Export Council

May 24, 2016 - The Provident Bank is the Primary Sponsor of the 10th Anniversary Edition of the FIREBALL RUN in Amesbury, MA

May 18, 2016 - The Provident Bank Raises Our Community, Your E-Vote Donation Amount to $50,000

 April 17, 2016 - Chuck Withee, President of The Provident Bank, is SBA's NH 2016 Financial Services Champion of the Year