Photo Release -- WSFS Promotes James A. Gise to Senior Vice President in Its Middle Market Commercial Lending Division

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WSFS Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:WSFS), the parent company of WSFS Bank, today announced that James A. Gise has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Team Leader in the Middle Market Commercial Lending division. Previously he was Vice President and Relationship Manager.

James A. Gise

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Mr. Gise now leads a team of relationship managers and portfolio managers charged with providing commercial lending and deposit services to Middle Market businesses throughout Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland. Before joining WSFS in 2010, Mr. Gise spent twenty-four years with Wells Fargo (and its predecessors) in various senior relationship management and underwriting capacities.

Mr. Gise graduated from the University of Delaware where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He also received his Master of Business Administration from Drexel University. Mr. Gise is active on the boards of First State Community Loan Fund, Naamans Little League and the Delaware Bandits Baseball Club. Mr. Gise resides in Wilmington, Delaware with his wife and family.

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 $4.6 billion in assets on its balance sheet and $10.6 billion in fiduciary assets, including approximately $1.2 billion in assets under management. WSFS operates from 52 offices located in Delaware (42), 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®, Array Financial and Arrow Land Transfer. 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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CONTACT: Stephanie A. Heist (302) 571-5259 sheist@wsfsbank.comSource:WSFS Financial Corporation