From left: Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien and Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee tour the Tunstall Americas facility at 100 Freight on Feb. 4 with Tunstall President and CEO Brad Waugh and Public Information Officer Glenn Morin. By the end of this month Tunstall says it will have exceeded a commitment to bring 250 jobs to Rhode Island, two months early. The company says it will have hired 269 workers by the end of February.
Steve Issa has been mining the commercial-banking territory as executive vice president and New England market president for Customers Bank since last March. It’s a deeply familiar landscape. He had a similar position with Flagstar Bank when its New England commercial portfolio, along with its 14-member team, was acquired by Customers Bank. Issa is part of a former Sovereign Bank team largely reassembled at Wyomissing, Pa.-based Customers Bank by CEO Jay Sidhu. more
Kenneth B. Martin joined Santander Bank N.A. as director of commercial markets, the bank announced Thursday. Martin will oversee Santander’s New England commercial business relationships with revenues up to $500 million.
Even before the relocation of Interstate 195 opened up 19 acres of land for development in downtown Providence, the city’s core already featured numerous underutilized properties waiting for the right building project.
Santander Bank N.A. introduced its first credit card in the U.S., the Santander Bravo Master Card, on Feb. 5, the bank announced. It is the first card introduced since the rebranding of Sovereign Bank to Santander in October.
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