Executive Management

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Mark A. Turner, 53, has been President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of WSFS Financial Corporation and WSFS Bank since 2007.  Mr. Turner was previously both the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Financial Officer of WSFS.  Prior to joining WSFS in 1996, he worked at CoreStates Bank, Meridian Bancorp and at the international professional services firm of KPMG, LLP.

WSFS is a multi-billion dollar, publicly-traded financial organization (NASDAQ:WSFS), the largest bank and trust company headquartered in Delaware and the Delaware Valley, and the 7th oldest bank in the U.S.  Mr. Turner is privileged to be leading a Company that has been named by an independent survey as a “Top Workplace” in Delaware for the last 11 years in a row (with special recognitions for the Company’s leadership, ethics, and career development), and has also been voted as the “#1 Bank” in Delaware for six years in a row.   

Mr. Turner received his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, his Master’s Degree in Executive Leadership from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Management from LaSalle University (Philadelphia). Among other executive leadership programs, Mr. Turner has studied at National Training Labs, Aspen Institute, Gallup University, Toyota University, Center for Creative Leadership, UC Berkeley, and Buckley School for Public Speaking. 

Mr. Turner is an active leader in his community.  He has served as: Chairman of the Board of Delaware Business Roundtable (DBRT); a member of U.S. Federal Reserve Board’s Advisory Council; Chairman of the Board of Delaware Bankers Association (DBA); a member of Executive Committee of the Board of Delaware State Chamber of Commerce (DSCC); a member of the Board of Trustees of Delaware State University (DSU); a member of the Board of Directors of Delaware Alliance for Non-Profit Advancement (DANA); a member of the Board of Advisors of Teach for America (TFA), Delaware; and a founding member of both Delaware Talent Live (DTL) and Wilmington Leaders Alliance (WLA).

Mark is a lifelong native of the Delaware Valley area.  He is married to Regina, VMD, PhD, and they have two daughters, Becky, 15, and Katie, 12.
 

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Dominic C. Canuso joined WSFS in June 2016 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From 2006 to 2016, he was Finance Director at Barclays’ US Credit Card Business, most recently serving as Line of Business CFO. Prior to Barclays, he was at Advanta Bank and Arthur Andersen Consulting.

As a member of the senior management team at Barclaycard, the fastest-growing top 10 credit card issuer in the United States, Mr. Canuso was responsible for corporate and business forecasting, planning and analysis, balance sheet management, strategic planning and business performance analysis. In addition, he designed and led governance around the creation of a new deal approval process and committee which analyzed and evaluated acquisition and partnership opportunities. Throughout his tenure, Mr. Canuso has gained comprehensive and diverse experience in finance, forecasting, marketing, investment optimization and decisioning.

A Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, native, Mr. Canuso is a 1998 graduate of Villanova University. He earned his Executive MBA from Villanova in 2006. Mr. Canuso is a charter holder and member of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute. Mr. Canuso resides with his family in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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Steve Clark joined WSFS Bank in 2002 and has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Banking Officer since May 2016. From 2002 thru 2006, Mr. Clark led and managed the establishment of the Middle Market lending unit, and in 2007 became Division Manager of the Business Banking and Middle Market Divisions. Prior to 2002, he spent 23 years in various commercial banking positions at PNC Bank and its predecessor companies.

Mr. Clark received his MBA in Finance from Widener University and his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (Marketing) from the University of Delaware. During his career, he has served on the boards of numerous local organizations including the YMCA of Delaware, Gilpin Hall and Delaware Contractors Association.

Mr. Clark resides in Hockessin, Delaware. 

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Peggy H. Eddens was appointed Executive Vice President and Director of  Human Capital Management in 2007, and named Chief Human Capital Officer in 2012. 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 human resources management, training and business partnership positions for over a 20 year span, culminating in her role as First Vice President and Regional Human Resources Director for Citizens Bank following the merger. She earned her MS in Human Resource Management from LaRoche College and her BS in Business Administration from Robert Morris University.

Peggy is very community involved and serves on the Executive Committee for Independence School Board of Trustees. She is also the Board President for Delaware Humane Association (DHA) and leads the DHA Executive Committee.  Peggy is a member of the University of Delaware Employer Advisory group and has served as the program director for the University of  Delaware  School of Continuing Studies for the Strategic Human Capital Certificate program.  She volunteers as a guest presenter for various local colleges and has been a key note speaker for affiliated organizations, across the country.

Peggy married her high school sweetheart, Greg and they have two sons. She and her husband live in Hockessin. Her hobbies include bird watching, walking, reading and shopping! And Peggy is a die-hard Pittsburgh sports fan too!

 

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Paul D. Geraghty joined WSFS as Chief Wealth Officer in August 2011, bringing with him over thirty years of 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 is Chairman of the  Board of Trustees of St. Joseph's Preparatory School in Philadelphia and resides in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania with his wife, Michele. They have four sons and three granddaughters.

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Thomas W. Kearney has been with WSFS since March, 1998 and has over forty 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 Risk Management, Mr. Kearney's primary responsibility is to manage and direct the various oversight functions throughout the Company. These oversight functions include Credit Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management, In-House Counsel, Internal Audit, Loan Review, Regulatory Compliance and Security/Fraud Investigations.  Tom resides in Havertown, Pennsylvania with his wife, Mary and they have five children and five grandchildren.

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Rodger Levenson serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Development Officer, leading cross-functional teams that evaluate, negotiate and integrate mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and large capital transactions. Mr. Levenson joined WSFS in November 2006 as Executive Vice President and Director of Commercial Banking. He served as interim Chief Financial Officer from April 2015-June 2016.

From 2003-2006, Mr. Levenson was Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking at Citizens Bank in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, responsible for business banking in the Mid-Atlantic region. From 1986-2003, he held a variety of commercial banking and managerial positions at Wachovia Bank and predecessor companies (now part of Wells Fargo).

Mr. Levenson is a former Chairman of Delaware Bankers Association, and is on the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee of The United Way of Delaware. He holds a BBA in Finance from Temple University and an MBA in Finance from Drexel University.

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Mr. Jim Mazarakis is an Executive Vice President with WSFS Bank headquartered in Wilmington Delaware. Mr. Mazarakis has more than 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 Asset Management. He also worked on large scale international projects and merger and acquisition teams at Capital One Financial and Goldman Sachs.

Mr. Mazarakis graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree 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. In 2015 he was interviewed by Phil Weinzimer for the book published by CRC Press “The Strategic CIO”. Mr. Mazarakis serves on the board of directors of the Delaware Community Foundation and on the board of directors for the Delaware Business Roundtable Education Council. Mr. Mazarakis is married with two children and lives in Newark Delaware.

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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 long-time youth mentor, and currently serves as Chair of Kind to Kids, a Delaware nonprofit serving children in foster care or living in poverty. He attended Wayne State University and the University of Michigan Graduate School of Business Administration

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Patrick J. Ward joined WSFS in August 2016 as Executive Vice President, Pennsylvania Market President. He also serves on the Board of Directors of WSFS Financial Corporation. Mr. Ward has over 32 years of banking industry experience and previously served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Penn Liberty Bank. He was an Executive Vice President of Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania from January 2003 until January 2004, overseeing and managing specialized industries, including Government Banking, Professional Banking and Not-For-Profit Businesses in the Mid-Atlantic region, as well as the Chairman and President of Citizens Bank in Delaware and a member of the Citizens Financial Group Executive Policy Committee. Prior thereto, Mr. Ward served as President and Chief Executive of Commonwealth Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Commonwealth Bank, until its acquisition by Citizens Bank in January 2003. He joined Commonwealth in 1992 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Under Mr. Ward's leadership, Commonwealth Bank grew to $1.8 billion in assets with 61 branches throughout eastern Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Commonwealth, Mr. Ward held a variety of positions at Mellon Bank in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, including Vice President and Controller of Mellon Bank's Wholesale Banking Group and Vice President and Controller of its Retail Banking Group. Mr. Ward is active in the community and serves on the Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh, the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Police Athletic League, Economics Pennsylvania, the Chester County Chamber Foundation and the Board of Trustees for Cabrini College. Mr. Ward is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and earned an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.

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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 Vice President of the Executive Committee of the Delaware Humane Association Board of Directors, and is also a member of the Boards of Directors of the Delaware Council on Economic Education and the YMCA of the Brandywine Valley. Mr. Wright holds a B.A. in Marketing and Economics from Cal State Fullerton and an M.B.A. from USC as well as life, health, property and casualty agent and broker licenses.