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.
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.
Chuck Withee, Provident Bank President and Chief Lending Officer, discussed exit strategies and mergers & acquisition financing options with senior executives.
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.
Manufacturing Month in NH
As the lead sponsor of Manufacturing Month, The Provident immerses itself in New Hampshire’s largest industry by participating in the month-long celebration.
October 11, 2018 - The Provident Partners with N.H. Manufacturing Extension Partnership as Lead Sponsor of Manufacturing Month
August 30, 2018 - The Provident Bank and Middleton & Shrull Speak at International Networking Breakfast
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.
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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.
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
For the fourth consecutive year, The Provident Bank has been a Lead Local sponsor of Taste of the Nation
Aaron and Adria Bagshaw of W.H. Bagshaw win the SBA 2018 Jeffrey Butland Family Owned Business of the Year Award.
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.
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.
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 Industry - Medical 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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........