WILMINGTON, Del., June 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS), the parent company of WSFS Bank, today announced WSFS received a 2017 Gallup Great Workplace Award. In only its second year of eligibility, this is also the second consecutive year that WSFS has received this award, which was created to recognize those companies who take excellence to a new level and not only embrace engagement, but also make it a fundamental foundation of their business. The award honors the unique approaches organizations take to achieve engagement success. WSFS Bank was presented with the award on June 7 in New York City, N.Y.
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The award is Gallup's highest honor, being presented to organizations whose employees exemplify high levels of involvement, enthusiasm and commitment throughout every facet of their work environment, which creates a positive impact on organizational success and a competitive advantage. Engaged employees drive an organization's goals because they truly care about their work and their company.
"We humbly accept the award, and are gratified by this honor for the second year in a row," said Mark A. Turner, President and CEO of WSFS Bank. "Focusing our efforts on engagement has led us to new heights, sparking innovation and high-performance, which provides us the ability to better serve our communities. Our dedicated Associates live out our mission daily and this achievement is a testament to their unwavering commitment to this company and to those we serve."
Gallup, Inc. has been working to innovate and advance employee engagement for more than 80 years, using their knowledge to assist the creation of sustainable work cultures. Its panel of workplace experts use analytically supported research to consult thousands of corporations around the world on strategy and implementation.
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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