William Wray

Senior Vice President of Risk Management at The Washington Trust Company

Bill Wray is Senior Vice President of Risk Management at Washington Trust. Prior to this he was the Chief Operating Officer at Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBSRI) of Rhode Island. This followed 15 years at Citizens Financial Group, where he was Vice Chairman and Chief Information Officer. In each instance he has been a sponsor of Year Up internships which ended up in permanent hires.


Bill is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, and has a Master’s degree from Stanford University. In addition to Year Up Bill serves on the Boards of Providence Performing Arts Center, the Business Development Company of Rhode Island, and the Finance Council of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence. Bill and his wife Nancy have 3 children and a growing number of grandchildren. His hobbies include music, reading, and sarcasm.


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