Peggy H. Eddens Executive Vice President and Chief Human Capital Officer
Peggy H. Eddens was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Human Capital Officer in September 2007. Prior to joining WSFS, she served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Development at NexTier Bank in Butler, Pa from 2003-2007. Her financial services career began in Pittsburgh at Mellon Bank where she held a variety of training and human resources management positions, culminating in her role as First Vice President and Regional Human Resources Director at Citizens Bank following the merger. She received her MS in Human Resource Management from LaRoche College and her BS from Robert Morris University.
Stephen A. Fowle Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Stephen A. Fowle was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in January 2005. From 2000 to 2004, Mr. Fowle was Chief Financial Officer at Third Federal Savings and Loan Association of Cleveland, MHC, in Cleveland, Ohio. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Fowle was Vice President of Corporate Finance at Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a regional investment banking firm.
Paul D. Geraghty Executive Vice President and Chief Wealth Officer
Paul D. Geraghty joined WSFS as Chief Wealth Officer in August 2011, bringing with him over thirty years experience in financial services. Prior to joining WSFS, Mr. Geraghty was President and Chief Executive Officer of Harleysville National Corporation, a community bank and trust company consisting of 83 branches, $5 billion in assets, $4 billion in deposits and over 1,100 employees. Earlier, he served as Executive Vice President of National City Corporation in Philadelphia and Cleveland. Mr. Geraghty began his career with CoreStates Bank, spending over 21 years in various management and leadership roles.
Mr. Geraghty received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Villanova University and pursued graduate study in business at Lehigh University. He serves on the Board of Trustees of St. Joseph's Preparatory School in Philadelphia and resides in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania.
Thomas W. Kearney Executive In Charge of RRISCC
Thomas W. Kearney has been with WSFS since March, 1998 and has over thirty-eight years of banking experience. Mr. Kearney holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Finance and Accounting) from Drexel University. He also holds the professional designations of Certified Bank Auditor (CBA) and Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA). As the Executive In Charge of RRISCC, Mr. Kearney's primary responsibility is to manage and direct the various oversight functions throughout the Company. These oversight functions include Enterprise Risk Management, Loan Review, In-House Counsel, Security/Fraud Investigations, Regulatory Compliance and Internal Control/Audit.
Rodger Levenson Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Banking Officer
Rodger Levenson joined WSFS in November 2006 as the Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Banking Officer. Mr. Levenson came to WSFS with over 20 years of leadership experience in commercial banking. He had previously held the position of Senior Vice President of Specialized Lending for Citizens Bank and Senior Vice President and Managing Director at Wachovia Bank in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
S. James Mazarakis Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Jim Mazarakis joined WSFS in February 2010, bringing with him nearly 30 years of experience in banking, investment management and brokerage services. He served on senior leadership teams, both as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for T. Rowe Price, and Managing Director and Divisional CIO at J.P. Morgan Investment Asset Management. He also worked on large scale international projects and merger and acquisition teams at Capital One Financial and Goldman Sachs. Mr. Mazarakis has led organizations as large as 1080 people and managed budgets exceeding $240 million. His experience includes heading teams in the US, Japan, Hong Kong, India, and living and working in London as an expatriate for Goldman Sachs, where he assisted in building a European Client Services support organization.
Mr. Mazarakis graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Science degree in Management of Technology from Polytechnic Institute of New York University. He is frequently quoted in technology publications and was recognized in 2007 by Information Week as a Top 10 Innovator for his work at T. Rowe Price. Mr. Mazarakis is the Vice Chairman of the Maryland/DC Audubon Society and serves on the Technology Advisory Board of the United Way of Central Maryland.
Tom Stevenson President Cash Connect
Tom Stevenson joined WSFS in 1996 as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. In January 2000, Mr. Stevenson launched Cash Connect, a division of WSFS Bank, to provide cash services to the U.S. ATM industry. Prior to joining WSFS he was a member of the leadership team at Electronic Payment Services operating the MAC ATM Network, and was previously Vice President of Operations at the Green Machine ATM Network in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President Operations and Technology at Citizens Trust in Ann Arbor, MI. He is a member of the Delaware Mentoring Council and Chairs the Business Mentoring Alliance. He attended Wayne State University and the University of Michigan Graduate School of Business Administration
Mark A. Turner President and Chief Executive Officer
Mark A. Turner has been a director of WSFS Financial Corporation since 2007. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer, WSFS Financial Corporation and WSFS Bank since 2007. Mr. Turner was previously both the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Financial Officer for WSFS. Prior to joining WSFS, his experience included working at CoreStates Bank and Meridian Bancorp. Mr. Turner started his career at the international professional services firm of KPMG, LLP where he earned his CPA. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Management from LaSalle University, his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his Masters Degree in Executive Leadership from the University of Nebraska. Mr. Turner has also participated in other meaningful executive development programs, including at the National Training Labs; The Soderquist Ethical Leadership program; Gallup University, including sessions at Toyota University; The Aspen Institute; the Buckley School for public speaking; the Authentic Leadership Institute; and Academy Leadership. He has also studied foreign business practices in Argentina and China. As a local business person, Mr. Turner believes being active in business, civic and community activities is integral to our goals, his growth and his performance. Among other organizations, he has served as Chairman of the Board of the Delaware Bankers Association, the Vice Chairman of the Board of the Delaware Business Roundtable, the Executive Committee of the Board of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, the Chairman of the Delaware Chapter of the March of Dimes and the Board of Directors of the Delaware Community Foundation. Mr. Turner brings many years of banking, finance, accounting, auditing, risk management, administrative leadership and executive leadership expertise to the Board.
Richard M. Wright Executive Vice President and Chief Retail Banking Officer
Richard M. Wright has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Retail Banking Officer since March 2006. In January 2008, Mr. Wright assumed the position of Director of Marketing. Prior to joining WSFS he was Executive Vice President Retail Banking and Marketing at DNB First (Downingtown, PA) from 2003 to 2006. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President of Marketing at Firstrust Bank (Conshohocken, PA) from 1995 to 2003. Mr. Wright's other experience includes retail banking and marketing positions at Mellon Bank (Philadelphia, PA), Saudi Hollandi Bank (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), Old Kent Bank (Grand Rapids, MI) and Sears Savings Bank (Glendale, CA). He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Delaware Council on Economic Education and the Delaware Humane Association. Mr. Wright holds a B.A. in Marketing and Economics from Cal State Fullerton and an M.B.A. from USC.