Olalekan F. Adeduji

Vice President and Chief Wealth Compliance Officer

ROLE

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

EXPERIENCE

Prior to joining Washington Trust, Ola served as a Senior Compliance Examiner for a regional bank. He joined Washington Trust in 2015 as Vice President, Senior Compliance Analyst and has since served as an invaluable resource and key contributor to the compliance team, Wealth Management division, and organization as a whole. In November of 2021, Ola assumed the role of Chief Compliance Officer for the division. Ola has extensive knowledge of SEC, FINRA and FDIC regulations and was recognized with the Rhode Island College Alumni Honor Roll Recipient Award in 2021.

EDUCATION

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 enjoys spending time with this family and supports his children’s activities by cheering them on at soccer practice and swim lessons. Ola is also a Sunday School teacher.