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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
 
FORM 8-K
 
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
April 25, 2019
Date of Report
(Date of earliest event reported) 
WSFS Financial Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware
  
001-35638
  
22-2866913
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  
(SEC Commission
File Number)
  
(IRS Employer
Identification Number)
 
 
 
 
500 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware
  
19801
(Address of principal executive offices)
  
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (302) 792-6000
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
 
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR 40.12b-2).
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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐




Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year
 
As described in Item 5.07 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, WSFS Financial Corporation (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders on April 25, 2019, and upon recommendation of the Company’s Board of Directors, the stockholders voted on and approved an amendment to the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation. The amendment increases the number of authorized shares of the Company’s common stock from 65,000,000 to 90,000,000.
A copy of the amendment is filed herewith as Exhibit 3.1
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
(a) The annual meeting of the stockholders of the company was held on April 25, 2019.
(b) At the meeting, the stockholders:
elected all four director nominees named in the 2019 Proxy Statement to the company's Board of Directors for three-year terms expiring at the annual meeting of stockholders to be held in 2022, elected one director named in the 2019 Proxy Statement to the company's Board of Directors for a two-year term ending at the annual meeting of stockholders to be held in 2021, and elected two directors named in the 2019 Proxy Statement to the company's Board of Directors for a one year term ending at the annual meeting of stockholders to be held in 2020.
approved the amendment of the company's Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of the company's common stock from 65,000,000 to 90,000,000 shares
ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019; and
approved an advisory (non-binding) vote on the compensation of the Company's named executive officers.
Proposal Number 1: Election of Directors
For a three year term expiring 2022
 
 
For
 
Withheld
 
Broker Non-vote
Mr. Francis B. Brake, Jr.
 
41,426,086

 
401,605

 
6,556,559

Ms. Karen Dougherty Buchholz
 
41,338,491

 
489,200

 
6,556,559

Mr. Christopher T. Gheysens
 
41,162,411

 
665,280

 
6,556,559

Mr. Rodger Levenson
 
41,117,629

 
710,062

 
6,556,559

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
For a two year term expiring 2021
 
 
For
 
Withheld
 
Broker Non-vote
Mr. Marvin N. Schoenhals
 
39,425,939

 
2,401,752

 
6,556,559

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
For a one year term expiring 2020
 
 
For
 
Withheld
 
Broker Non-vote
Mr. Eleuthère I. du Pont
 
41,404,415

 
423,276

 
6,556,559

Mr. David G. Turner
 
41,365,867

 
461,824

 
6,556,559

Proposal Number 2: Amendment of the Company's Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Broker Non-vote
47,099,136

 
1,072,669

 
123,429

 
89,016




Proposal Number 3: Ratification of the Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm (KMPG LLP)
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Broker Non-vote
46,465,819

 
1,896,535

 
21,896

 

Proposal Number 4: Advisory (Non-binding) Vote on the Compensation of the Company's Named Executive Officers
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Broker Non-vote
40,628,109

 
1,065,542

 
134,040

 
6,556,559


 
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) Exhibits:
 
 
 
 
 
Number
  
Description
3.1
  





SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
 
WSFS FINANCIAL CORPORATION
 
 
 
 
 
Date:
April 30, 2019
By:
 
/s/ Dominic C. Canuso
 
 
 
 
Dominic C. Canuso
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer


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EXHIBIT 3.1