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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 10, 2020
Date of Report
(Date of earliest event reported) 
WSFS Financial Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware001-3563822-2866913
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(SEC Commission
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification Number)
500 Delaware Ave,
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 communication pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
 
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per shareWSFSNasdaq Global Select Market

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).
Emerging growth company

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 8.01 Other Events

On April 10, 2020, WSFS Financial Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that, due to the public health impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and to prioritize the health and well-being of meeting participants, the Company’s 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) will be held in a virtual format only at www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/WSFS2020 at 4 p.m. Eastern Standard time on April 23, 2020. Stockholders will not be able to attend the Annual Meeting in person.

A copy of the Company’s press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference herein.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Other Exhibits
(d) Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release, dated April 10, 2020







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 10, 2020By: /s/ Dominic C. Canuso
  Dominic C. Canuso
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer


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WSFS Bank Center 500 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware 19801 EXHIBIT 99.1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Investor Relations Contact: Elizabeth L. Wager (302) 571-7278 April 10, 2020 ewager@wsfsbank.com Media Contact: Rebecca Acevedo (215) 253-5566 racevedo@wsfsbank.com WSFS Financial Corporation to Hold 2020 Annual Meeting in Virtual Format Only WILMINGTON, Del. – WSFS Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: WSFS), the parent company of WSFS Bank, announced that it will host its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders virtually due to the public health impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and to prioritize the health and well-being of meeting participants. The 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held in a virtual format only at 4 p.m. Eastern Standard time on April 23, 2020. Stockholders will not be able to attend the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders in person. As previously announced, stockholders at the close of business on the record date, March 2, 2020, are entitled to attend the Annual Meeting. To be admitted to the meeting at www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/WSFS2020, stockholders must enter the 16-digit control number found on their proxy card, voting instruction form, notice of internet availability of proxy materials or email previously received. The proxy card and voting instruction form included with previously distributed proxy materials will not be updated to reflect the change to a virtual-only meeting format and may continue to be used to vote shares in connection with the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Whether or not stockholders plan to attend the virtual-only meeting, WSFS urges stockholders to vote and submit their proxies in advance of the meeting by one of the methods described in the proxy materials. 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 December 31, 2019, WSFS Financial Corporation had $12.3 billion in assets on its balance sheet and $20.7 billion in assets under management and administration. WSFS operates 118 offices, 93 of which are banking offices, located in Pennsylvania (55), Delaware (45), New Jersey (16), 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 Arrow Land Transfer, Cash Connect®, Cypress Capital Management, LLC, Christiana Trust of Delaware, NewLane Finance, Powdermill Financial Solutions, West Capital Management, WSFS Institutional Services, WSFS Mortgage, and WSFS Wealth Investments. Serving the greater 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 www.wsfsbank.com. ###