Photo Release -- WSFS Bank Receives 2016 Gallup Great Workplace Award

WILMINGTON, Del., May 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS), the parent company of WSFS Bank, today announced they are the recipient of a 2016 Gallup Great Workplace Award. The Gallup Great Workplace Award was created to recognize those who take excellence to a new level and not only embrace engagement, but also make it a fundamental foundation of their business. Award recipients are selected by a panel of Gallup workplace experts and have engaged employees who are passionate, innovative and entrepreneurial, and their enthusiasm fuels business growth.

Pictured from Left to Right: Sheila W. Hacker, Vice President, Human Sigma and Learning; Mark A. Turner, President and CEO; Shari A. Kruzinski, Senior Vice President, Regional Manager; and Alexandra Duszak, Social & Digital Marketing Specialist accept the award on behalf of WSFS’ over 1,000 Associates in Omaha, Nebraska.

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“Our engagement journey began with Gallup more than 15 years ago and we are honored and humbled to receive this award,” said Mark A. Turner, President and CEO of WSFS Bank. “Committing fully to an engagement model has taken WSFS to new heights. Focusing our efforts on engagement has led our company to be innovative, high-performing and ultimately able to serve our communities in a more meaningful way. Receiving this award is a testament to the dedicated WSFS Associates who live our mission every day.”

Gallup, Inc. is a global performance-management company that works with organizations to advance and innovate their approach to customer and employee engagement. Combining more than 80 years of experience, Gallup understands the attitudes and behaviors of employees, customers, students and citizens. They use analytics to provide research and strategic consulting to large organizations in many countries and remains at the forefront of employee engagement through partnerships with thousands of organizations to help them create sustainable cultures of engagement.

“The world’s top-performing organizations help lead the global economy by engaging their workforces,” said Jim Harter, Ph.D., Gallup’s chief scientist of workplace management and well-being. “Gallup’s Great Workplace Award winners understand and acknowledge the importance of employee engagement by making it a vital part of their organization while using it as a driving force to create real business outcomes.”

The award was presented at the 2016 Gallup Summit in Omaha, Nebraska on May 11.

About WSFS Financial Corporation

WSFS Financial Corporation is a multi-billion dollar financial services company. Its primary subsidiary, WSFS Bank, is the oldest and largest, locally-managed bank and trust company headquartered in Delaware and the Delaware Valley. As of March 31, 2016 WSFS Financial Corporation had $5.7 billion in assets on its balance sheet and $13.1 billion in fiduciary assets, including approximately $1.2 billion in assets under management. As of March 31, 2016, WSFS operates from 63 offices located in Delaware (44), Pennsylvania (17), Virginia (1) and Nevada (1) and provides comprehensive financial services including commercial banking, retail banking, cash management and trust and wealth management. Other subsidiaries or divisions include Christiana Trust, WSFS Wealth Investments, Cypress Capital Management, LLC, Cash Connect®, WSFS Mortgage 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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