Peter F. Stanton

Chairman & CEO at Washington Trust Bank

Peter F. Stanton has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Washington Trust Bank since March of 2000. Prior to this, Mr. Stanton was President, Chief Executive Officer, & Chairman—January 1997, President and Chief Executive Officer—April 1993 and President of Washington Trust Bank—April 1990.

Mr. Stanton also serves as Chairman of the Board for W.T.B. Financial Corporation, and is a board member for Inland Northwest Council, Boy Scouts of America and serves on The Washington Roundtable. In addition to holding positions on numerous civic boards, Mr. Stanton was president of the Washington Bankers Association from 1995 to 1996 and State Chairman of the American Bankers Association for 1997 and 1998.

Mr. Stanton holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Oregon, an MBA in Accounting and Business Economics from the University of Washington and an Advanced Banking Degree, with honors, from the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Delaware.



  • Chairman & CEO

    Current role