WSFS President and CEO, Mark A. Turner, Elected Chairman of the Delaware Business Roundtable

WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WSFS Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:WSFS), the parent company of WSFS Bank, today announced that Mark A. Turner, WSFS President and Chief Executive Officer, was elected Chairman of the Delaware Business Roundtable (DBRT). Mr. Turner succeeds William H. "Bill" Willis, Jr., President of Willis Automotive Group, who served from 2011 to 2013, and his predecessor, Ernest J. "Ernie" Dianastasis, Managing Director of Computer Aid, Inc., who served from 2005 to 2011. Mr. Turner was elected during the DBRT Annual Meeting on October 28, 2013 and will serve a two-year term.

The Delaware Business Roundtable is a volunteer consortium of CEOs and Executives from leading Delaware companies who represent tens of thousands of workers employed in the State of Delaware. The DBRT has been in existence since 1981 and its broad mission is to enhance the quality of life in Delaware by promoting commerce, job creation and select public policy issues which are directed at the same broad mission. In recent years, the DBRT has been a leading supporter of both Delaware public education transformation and developing an entrepreneurial economy in Delaware. The DBRT and its members advance their mission through public advocacy and by contributing executive time, thought leadership, and funds to these efforts.

Mr. Turner said, "I am honored to be selected by my peers to help advance the beneficial interest of business in Delaware and the quality of life for all we serve. I thank the DBRT membership for its support of our worthy causes, and I especially appreciate the strong leadership of all my predecessors at the DBRT."

About WSFS Financial Corporation

WSFS Financial Corporation is a multi-billion dollar financial services company. Its primary subsidiary, WSFS Bank, is the oldest, locally-managed bank and trust company headquartered in Delaware with $4.4 billion in assets on its balance sheet and $8.7 billion in fiduciary assets, including approximately $1.1 billion in assets under management. WSFS operates from 51 offices located in Delaware (41), Pennsylvania (8), Virginia (1) and Nevada (1) and provides comprehensive financial services including commercial banking, retail banking and trust and wealth management. Other subsidiaries or divisions include Christiana Trust, WSFS Investment Group, Inc., Cypress Capital Management, LLC, Cash Connect® and Array Financial. Serving the Delaware Valley since 1832, WSFS Bank is the seventh oldest bank in the United States continuously operating under the same name. For more information, please visit

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