Photo Release -- WSFS Relocates Kennett Square Banking Office

Kennett Ribbon Cutting

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WSFS Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:WSFS), the parent company of WSFS Bank, today announced the relocation of its Kennett Square branch from the Marlborough Square Shopping Center to a new stand-alone banking office located nearby at 100 Old Forge Lane, Kennett Square, PA 19348, across the street from Wawa. Today also marked the 181st year that WSFS Bank has been serving the Delaware Valley.

Cutting the ribbon to celebrate the Kennett Square branch opening and WSFS’s 181st year of serving the Delaware Valley are: (pictured left to right) Rick Wright, Executive Vice President & Chief Retail Banking Officer, WSFS; Shari Kruzinski, Senior Vice President & Brandywine Valley Regional Manager, WSFS; Mark Turner, President & Chief Executive Officer, WSFS; Gail Chase, Assistant Vice President & Kennett Square Retail Officer Manager, WSFS; Cheryl Kuhn, Executive Director, Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce; and Matthew Tucker, Board President, Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce.

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WSFS Associates, trained as cross-functional Personal Bankers to serve all Customers whatever their financial need, can provide even greater service in the expanded office space. This location now includes safe deposit boxes, coffee bar, community conference room, and a drive-up teller and state-of-the-art, imaging ATM.

Said Rick Wright, Executive Vice President and Chief Retail Banking Officer, "We've been serving Longwood and Kennett Square, Pennsylvania for over twelve years now, first in a grocery store and then in a shopping center. This new, stand-alone office space will not only provide more visibility for WSFS but also help us grow and deepen our relationships in the community."

WSFS has six other offices in Southeastern Pennsylvania including retail branches in Glen Mills, West Chester, Media, Edgmont and Oxford, and a loan production office in Plymouth Meeting. Of the 440 WSFS ATMs, more than 45 are located in Pennsylvania providing greater convenience and access for WSFS Customers.

The WSFS Kennett Square banking office has extended banking hours. The Bank is open Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m, Friday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. -3 p.m. The drive-up opens at 8 a.m. Monday - Friday and 9:00 a.m. on Saturday.

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 $17.0 billion in fiduciary assets, including approximately $1.1 billion in assets under management. WSFS operates from 51 offices located in Delaware (42), Pennsylvania (7), 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 and Cash Connect®. Serving the Delaware Valley since 1832, WSFS 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