Centreville Bank President and COO Harold M. Horvat today announced that Justin DeShaw has joined Centreville Bank as senior vice president, chief lending officer. In his new position, DeShaw is responsible for the bank’s commercial, government and residential lending business.
Prior to joining Centreville Bank, DeShaw was a senior leader in commercial banking at Citizens Bank and spent the last 21 years in various roles of increasing responsibility at Citizens, Bank of America, and other financial institutions. Prior to his banking career, he served in Massachusetts state government in several senior leadership roles. DeShaw began his professional life with the audit and business advisory firm Arthur Andersen LLP in Boston.
According to Horvat, “We are very pleased to have Justin join the Centreville team. His wealth of experience in banking coupled with his knowledge of the Massachusetts market are valuable assets for Centreville, particularly as we continue to expand our product offerings and geographic reach.”
DeShaw earned a Master of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance from Boston University's School of Management, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Policy Management and History from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. He is a graduate of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Future Leaders Program.
A board member for Save the Bay, serving on its executive and finance committees, DeShaw is an active volunteer for various other community organizations including Fox Point-East Side Little League, Central Congregational Church, and School One. DeShaw was born in Burlington, VT, and currently resides in Providence with his wife Kirstin and their three children.
Founded in 1828 and headquartered in West Warwick, Rhode Island, Centreville Bank has seven branch locations in Coventry, Cranston, East Greenwich, Narragansett, West Greenwich, West Warwick, and North Kingstown, and assets of $1.2 billion.