Provident Bank announced the appointment of Mary Brown as senior vice president, chief compliance officer and Community Reinvestment Act officer.

She will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive compliance program to ensure effective compliance risk management across all areas of the bank while also providing regular reporting to the management governance committees and the board of directors.

Brown will also be responsible for assisting management with the implementation of strategies to support the bank’s community reinvestment goals.

She brings more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry in leadership roles of increasing responsibility. Most recently, she served as managing director and chief compliance officer for HSBC.