Olalekan F. Adeduji

Vice President and Chief Wealth Compliance Officer

Ola is responsible for the compliance oversight for Washington Trust Wealth Management. This role involves monitoring legal and regulatory developments, creating, and implementing compliance policies, and conducting internal analysis and training.



Ola has more than 10 years of experience in the finance and compliance fields. Prior to joining Washington Trust, Ola served as a Senior Compliance Examiner for a regional bank. Ola has served as an invaluable resource and key contributor to the compliance team since joining Washington Trust. He has extensive knowledge of SEC, FINRA and FDIC regulations and was recognized with the Rhode Island College Alumni Honor Roll Recipient Award in 2020.


Ola holds Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses, and received his bachelor’s degree from Rhode Island College and MBA from Johnson & Wales University.

Community Involvement

A Massachusetts resident, Ola is actively involved in his community. He volunteers his time with his local church as a Sunday school teacher and is an active supporter of youth sports.