WILMINGTON, Del., June 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS), the parent company of WSFS Bank, today announced that Theresa A. Hasson, WSFS Bank's Director of Community Reinvestment, has received the 2017 Council's Award for Community Investment on behalf of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank). Hasson received the award on Monday, June 5.
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Named in recognition of FHLBank Pittsburgh's Affordable Housing Advisory Council, the annual Council's Award provides special recognition to an outstanding financial services professional who has demonstrated superior professional commitment and community spirit. The award highlights accomplishments in meeting the affordable housing and community investment mission. The Council noted Ms. Hasson's unwavering commitment to her profession and dedication to the community as part of her recognition.
Ms. Hasson has spent 28 years in financial services providing support to low-income communities through her dedication to and knowledge in economic development and educational programs that teach financial awareness. Her programs provide additional assistance to women to help them achieve their financial goals through education, debt reduction and achieving homeownership. Her dedication and commitment to the community is evident through her service on nonprofit Boards and Board Committees including Westside Family Healthcare and the First State Community Loan Fund, among others.
"Terri's leadership, passion and expertise have proven to be vital to WSFS Bank and the communities we serve," said Glenn Kocher, Senior Vice President and Director of Small Business at WSFS Bank. "She embodies the spirit of giving back while being an expert in her field and we congratulate her on this honor."
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, 2017, WSFS Financial Corporation had $6.85 billion in assets on its balance sheet and $17.57 billion in assets under management and administration. WSFS operates from 77 offices located in Delaware (46), Pennsylvania (29), 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, West Capital Management, Powdermill Financial Solutions, Cash Connect®, WSFS Mortgage and Arrow Land Transfer. Serving the Delaware Valley since 1832, WSFS Bank is one of the ten oldest banks in the United States continuously operating under the same name. For more information, please visit wsfsbank.com.
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