PROVIDENCE, RI – Shawmut’s Rhode Island office was honored as the #9 Best Place to Work in the state by Providence Business News at an awards gala held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on June 21. A proud and active member of the community, Shawmut partners with some of the most prestigious institutions in the region including Brown University, Providence College, and Rhode Island School of Design. Shawmut’s Rhode Island office has ranked in the top 10 for the last three years. This marks the eighth time Shawmut has been honored in Rhode Island and 47th time regionally.

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Questions answered by: Ron Simoneau, vice president

What three words would your staff use to describe work? Rewarding, challenging, collaborative.

What employee benefit is the most popular among staff members? Our new Shawmut Flex initiative, a first of its-kind in our industry, allows employees the option to flex their time, condense the work week, and telecommute. Shawmut also unveiled a four-week Paid Family Leave benefit, available to both men and women. The policy ensures that Shawmut’s employees are there for their family’s most important moments.

How do you invite employee feedback? Our Questions Portal allows questions to be asked anonymously and subsequently answered by senior management on the company intranet on a weekly basis and at quartly town hall meetings.

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