August 6, 2019 - The Provident Donates $10,000 to Amesbury Educational Foundation
Every penny contributed stays in the Amesbury community to help guarantee an excellent education for local children, leading to higher quality jobs and an enhanced life for future generations.





August 1, 2019 - The Provident Bank Promotes Southern New Hampshire Commercial Loan Officer to Assistant Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer
Elliot Smith is recognized as a valuable asset to The Provident’s Bedford, NH team for his commitment to his customers, dedication to The Provident’s success, and community support.





July 9, 2019 - The Provident Expands into Servicing Digital Asset Clients
The Provident has partnered with top U.S. technology companies to launch innovative service.




July 1, 2019 - The Provident Earns 2nd Place Ranking in U.S. for C&I Growth by American Banker
The Provident Earns 2nd Place Ranking in U.S. for C&I Growth by American Banker


June 27, 2019 - The Provident Donates $12,000 for The Moore Center's 19th Annual Garden Party
Signature fundraising event raises a record $225,000 for The Moore Center’s Children’s Services and Family Support department as well as The Rising Stars social and advocacy group.




June 24, 2019 - Export-Import Bank of the United States Joins The Provident Bank in Boston for Executive Roundtable Discussion

Dignitaries from the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank) discuss how restoring the Board's quorum affects financing for U.S. businesses.






June 10, 2019 - The Provident Presents at New England Business Association Senior Executive Circle Workshop
Brent Mathews, SVP, Commercial Lending Officer, and Leanne Spees, SVP, International Finance, discussed Mergers and Acquisitions and Export Financing with business executives.


May 28, 2019 - The Provident Bank Awarded Prestigious President's "E" Award
The U.S. Department of Commerce presented Provident Bank CEO, Dave Mansfield, and President & CLO Chuck Withee, with the highest recognition that any American entity can receive for contribution in expanding U.S. exports





May 10, 2019 - The Provident Invited to Speak at NHADEC Annual Networking Event
Chuck Withee, President and Chief Lending Officer at The Provident, speaks to members about growing sales, specialty financing and innovation in business.


School to replace 20-year old playground so that students, and children, can have a safe place to develop social skills in an outdoor setting.


April 25th, 2019 - The Provident Bank Sponsors Cross Roads House 17th Annual Benefit by the Sea Fundraising Event
$10,000 sponsorship will support operating cost of local homeless shelter.


 April 11, 2019 - Joe Reilly Elected Chairman of the Board of The Provident Bank and Provident Bancorp, Inc.
40-year Bank Veteran brings expertise to The Provident as it nears $1 Billion in Assets.
Leanne Spees, SVP, International Finance Officer, participates in Healthcare Infrastructure: Financing Medical Exports panel
Donation will enable non-profit to enhance services, strengthen presence in community. 

Chuck Withee, Provident Bank President and Chief Lending Officer, discussed exit strategies and mergers & acquisition financing options with senior executives.

Provident Bancorp, Inc., is one of only three New England banks to earn this ranking in Sandler O’Neill’s Sm-All Stars Class of 2018.

The Provident joins the Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) and global executives, diplomats, academics and state leaders to learn about and discuss current trends in global trade.


As the lead sponsor of Manufacturing Month, The Provident immerses itself in New Hampshire’s largest industry by participating in the month-long celebration.

Dave Mansfield, CEO of The Provident Bank, is pleased to announce that the bank has returned as the Marquee Sponsor of the New Hampshire Film Festival. This marks the bank’s 3rd consecutive year as the top Marquee Sponsor, and the bank’s 12th year sponsoring the festival overall.
The Provident Bank supports NH MEP’s efforts to educate high school students about the many career choices available in NH’s innovative manufacturing sector through a month-long celebration.
August 30, 2018 - The Provident Bank and Middleton & Shrull Speak at International Networking Breakfast
Businesses encouraged to use their bank and their attorney to obtain export financing and maneuver compliance issues when exporting products and services. 
$25,000 in state tax credits purchased to assist NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire in their efforts to improve the physical landscape and increase the
homeownership rate in the Tree Street neighborhood.

August 6, 2018 - The Provident Speaks to the North Shore about Export Opportunities
The Provident Bank has partnered with the North Shore Chamber of Commerce and Middleton & Shrull to present at the Chamber’s
August 9th breakfast.

The New Export Compliance Fund will assist small businesses in Massachusetts comply with federal export regulations

July 17, 2018 - The Provident is Proud to Support Prescott Park Arts Festival

Provident Bank CEO Dave Mansfield announces the bank as the Gold Level Sponsor of Prescott Park Arts Festival for the fourth consecutive year. The festival, which spans the entire summer each year, is in its 44th season of presenting art, theater and dance on the banks of the Piscataqua River. 

Photo Credit: David Murray

June 26, 2018 - Joe Riley Appointed to Board of Directors of The Provident Bank and Provident Bancorp, Inc.

Dave Mansfield, CEO of The Provident Bank, announced today the addition of Joe Reilly to The Provident Bank and Provident Bancorp, Inc. Board of Directors.


June 18, 2018 - $50,000 Divided Among Thirty-Four Organizations Through The Provident Bank’s 19th Annual
 “Our Community, Your E-Vote” Program
Thirty-four non-profit organizations gathered at the bank’s Amesbury headquarters to collect their donation and find out who earned the most votes in this friendly competition.

June 7, 2018 - The Provident Speaks at One of the Largest Medical Tradeshows in Brazil

Provident President and Chief Lending Officer, Chuck Withee, and Senior Vice President, International Finance Officer, Leanne Spees, Asked to Speak at Hospitalar in Sao Paulo, Brazil

June 5, 2018 - The Provident is Proud to Support Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry

For the fourth consecutive year, The Provident Bank has been a Lead Local sponsor of Taste of the Nation

May 31, 2018 - The Provident Congratulates Bank Corporator For Winning SBA Award

Aaron and Adria Bagshaw of W.H. Bagshaw win the SBA 2018 Jeffrey Butland Family Owned Business of the Year Award.

May 24, 2018 - The Provident Invited to Speak at NHADEC Annual Networking Event

Leanne Spees, SVP, International Finance Officer at The Provident discusses how New Hampshire businesses can use its international financing services to market, sell, and expand in the global marketplace.

May 22, 2018 - New England Export Expansion Fund Offers Businesses Grant to Attend United Nations Seminar in New York City

Up to this point, funds granted to businesses by the New England Export Expansion Fund could only be used to offset the cost of U.S Department of Commerce services. A recent change to the fund enabled recipients to use $500 of their grant money to attend this very impactful seminar that introduced U.S. companies to United Nations procurement opportunities at both UN headquarters and at the UN’s international missions.

May 3, 2018 The Provident Bank Celebrates 19th Year of “Our Community, Your E-Vote” Program

Dave Mansfield, CEO of The Provident Bank, announces the voting period for the bank’s 19th Annual “Our Community, Your E-Vote” program has begun. This unique and extremely popular program allows local nonprofit organizations and community members to help determine how the bank divides $50,000 in charitable donations. 

April 26, 2018 - The Provident Attends BIOMED Expo in Boston to Explore Export Financing Opportunities in the Medical Manufacturing IndustryMedical equipment is reported to account for $35-40 Billion in U.S. exports each year. The Provident offers assistance through its export financing programs. 
As The Provident prepares for its trip to the global medical Hospitalar tradeshow in Sao Paulo, Brazil, it explored the world of medical manufacturing here in Boston at the BIOMED Device Expo. Boston is the perfect location for the Bank to find opportunity as it continues to expand its coverage area into the Boston market with its niche lending services of Mergers and Acquisitions and Export Financing.

April 24, 2018 - The Provident Traveled to Washington DC to Discuss International Finance and Reinforce Commitment to Partners

The Provident Bank values its partnerships with the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank) and the Small Business Administration (SBA). Attending the SBA’s 11th Annual SBA Export Lenders’ Roundtable and EXIM Bank’s Annual Conference, along with the Bretton Woods Committee Annual Meeting, enabled the bank to collaborate about new international financing services.

April 23, 2018 - The Provident Bank Expands Into Boston with the addition of Gabrielle Piasio, Vice President. Commercial Lending

The Provident Bank announced today the addition of Gabrielle Piasio, Vice President, Commercial Lending, to the Bank. With over a decade of experience in commercial banking, Gabrielle is well equipped to spearhead the bank’s effort to increase its presence in the Boston business market. 

April 19th, 2018 - New Hampshire Business Review looks at The Provident Bank's upcoming trip to the Hospitalar Trade Show 

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