Aaron M. Simmons

Vice President and Senior Wealth Advisor


As a Senior Wealth Advisor, Aaron manages the portfolios of both institutional clients and high net worth individuals, including Endowments, Estates, Foundations, Retirement and Trust accounts. Aaron also sits on the Third Party Investment Committee, tasked with the research and oversight or our non-proprietary investment strategies.


Aaron began his career 25 years ago with a registered investment advisory firm in Providence, RI called StrategicPoint, where he was instrumental in the firm's growth from under $50 million to more than $500 million assets under management during his tenure. He joined the Washington Trust Company in 2010 in his current role.


He is a 1997 graduate of Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, with a dual concentration of Business Economics and Organizational Behavior & Management.


Mr. Simmons sits on the Finance Committee of the Westerly Land Trust, is a Finance Committee Member of the Chorus of Westerly & and is on the Board of Directors of the Watch Hill Lighthouse Keepers Association. Aaron is also deeply involved in travel baseball as a coach and mentor. A 2020 inductee to the Westerly High School Athletic Hall of Fame, he continues to reside in the community he grew up in of Westerly, RI, with his wife and three children.