Holly M. Knott, CFP®

Vice President and Senior Wealth Planning Officer

Holly is responsible for serving the investment, trust, and estate planning needs of high-net-worth individuals, institutions, and non-profit organizations at Washington Trust Wealth Management. Her focus is to maximize the potential of their wealth and endowments.

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Holly has more than 20 years of experience in customer-facing, business development and wealth management positions within the banking industry. Holly has a strong track record of leadership, client satisfaction, and project management. Prior to joining the wealth management division at Washington Trust, Holly held positions in both the retail and mortgage divisions of the organization.


Holly is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rhode Island.

Community Involvement

A Rhode Island resident, Holly is an active volunteer in local, civic, and charitable organizations, and has received the President’s Volunteer Service Award from the Corporation for National and Community Service. She is Past President and current member of the Board of Directors for the Estate and Tax Planning Council of Southeastern CT, and is a member of the Rhode Island Estate and Tax Planning Council. Holly also serves as President of the Board of Canonchet Cliffs Senior Housing, is on the Professional Advisory Committee for the RI Foundation, is a past member of the Development Committee for the Community Foundation of Southeastern CT and is past Chair of the Affordable Housing Committee for the town of Richmond, RI. She is also an active volunteer with Meals on Wheels.