Shawmut’s Rhode Island office was honored as a 2019 Best Place to Work in the state by Providence Business News, marking the 10th time the firm’s been honored by PBN and the 58th time nationally. The statewide survey and awards program identify and recognize the best places of employment in Rhode Island that continue to benefit the state's economy, workforce, and community.

Excerpt from Providence Business News

How would you describe the culture of your workplace?

As a 100% employee-owned company, each team member takes pride in being part of a talent-driven and leading-edge organization focused on delivering client-service excellence.

What roles do diversity and inclusion play in your hiring and promotion decisions?

Our philosophy is simple: Be you. We promote a culture of acceptance that embraces the many differences in our people. We recognize that our employees are our strongest resource.

How do you support community-service work by your employees?

In Rhode Island, we work with Amos House. Our Providence team volunteers with ACE Mentor Program—an organization that helps high school students discover how to translate their interests and abilities in architecture, engineering and construction. We give all of our employees a day off to volunteer.

Questions answered by Vice President Ron Simoneau