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Webster Banker Pat Placencia Named To Providence Business News "40 Under Forty"

PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 27, 2012 – Webster Bank, a leading New England financial institution, announces that Patricia Placencia, of Cranston, has been named to the 2012 Providence Business News “40 Under Forty.”

Placencia joined Webster in January 2012 as Vice President, Sales Manager for the bank’s mortgage and consumer finance division. Under her leadership, the bank’s Rhode Island consumer sales team has grown more than five-fold in six months’ time. Prior to joining Webster, she spent 12 years working for Bank of America in Rhode Island. Currently a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, Placencia has also served on the boards of The Girl Scouts of Rhode Island and the Fund for Community Progress.

Providence Business News’s 40 Under Forty winners are selected based on career success and community involvement. All are young professionals who have made a commitment to making a difference on a local, national or international scale. More than 100 men and women were nominated for the 2012 class; they will be honored at the Providence Business News’s 40 Under Forty reception at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport on July 26, and profiled in the PBN’s July 30 issue.

With $19 billion in assets, Webster Bank provides business and consumer banking, mortgage, financial planning, trust and investment services through 168 banking offices, 466 ATMs, telephone banking, mobile banking, and the Internet. Webster Bank owns the asset based lending firm Webster Business Credit Corporation; the equipment finance firm Webster Capital Finance Inc.; and provides health savings account trustee and administrative services through HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank. Member FDIC and equal housing lender. For more information about Webster, including past press releases and the latest annual report, visit the Webster website at www.websterbank.com. Webster Financial Corporation is the holding company for Webster Bank, National Association.

Media Contact:
Brenda Greene (401) 228-2083
bgreene@websterbank.com