WSFS Financial Corp., the parent company of WSFS Bank, announced Aug. 7 that the board of directors has elected Mark A. Turner as chairman of the board.

This announcement follows Marvin N. Schoenhals’ decision to step aside as chairman of the board of directors of WSFS Financial Corp. and WSFS Bank, after 25 years in those positions. Schoenhals will continue to serve as a member of the board.

Turner will assume the role of chairman in addition to his current responsibilities as president and CEO. He has been president, CEO and a director of WSFS Financial Corporation and WSFS Bank since 2007. Turner previously also served as the chief operating officer and the chief financial officer of WSFS.

Eleuthère I. du Pont, president of the Longwood Foundation, will continue to serve in his role as lead independent director of the board.

WSFS also announced Rodger Levenson was promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer. Levenson joined WSFS in November 2006 as executive vice president of commercial banking. He served as chief commercial banking officer through April 2015, at which time he assumed the role of interim chief financial officer until June 2016. Most recently, Levenson served as chief corporate development officer, leading cross-functional teams to evaluate, negotiate and integrate mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and large capital transactions. In his role as chief operating officer, Levenson will oversee the Executive Leadership Team, with oversight responsibilities for commercial, retail, wealth and cash connect as well as support service areas including operations/information technology, risk, human capital and finance.

Levenson received a Bachelors of Business Administration in finance from Temple University and a Master of Business Administration from Drexel University. He also participated in leadership and management courses at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, Center for Creative Leadership and Harvard University School of Business. An active member of the community, Levenson is a member of the board of directors for the United Way of Delaware and was previously chair of the Finance Committee. He is also on the board of Wilmington Housing Partnership. Levenson is the immediate past chairman of the Delaware Bankers Association and served on its board since 2011. He is a Delaware Valley native and resides in Greenville with his wife and their two children.

For more, see