Gayle is a Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager for Washington Trust Bank’s Wealth Management & Advisory Services Portfolio Management Group. She is responsible for providing custom investment and risk management strategies and solutions for clients with complex financial needs.

Gayle is the primary equity strategist for Washington Trust. Drawing on her 20+ years of experience, she selects companies for inclusion in the large-cap equity strategy for Wealth Management client portfolios and manages the overall and complex strategy.

Gayle’s equity management expertise derives from her Wall Street experience. She has far-reaching investment industry experience that includes highly successful positions at some of Wall Street’s most respected investment banks. Gayle brings her national and global equities expertise to the clients of Washington Trust, providing them with a highly sophisticated, disciplined and successful equity strategy in their portfolio.


  • Portfolio Management Group


  • BA, Eastern Washington University


  • CFA Institute
  • Washington Trust Bank - Trust Investment Committee Member