PIDC Chairperson, Salvatore Patti, Starts New Position at WSFS Bank

by PIDCphila
August 12, 2020

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Sal Patti, has joined WSFS Bank as senior vice president, director of commercial banking and wealth client management for Greater Philadelphia. Sal’s primary focus is to strengthen the WSFS brand in the region and drive market share for its commercial and wealth divisions. 

Earlier this year, Sal was named the new PIDC and PIDC Community Capital chairperson. He is a longtime PIDC Board of Directors and Executive Committee member. He has also served the organization as a key member of PIDC’s Loan and Audit Committees for many years. Most recently, Sal was with PNC Bank for the past 24 years as regional managing director for PNC Wealth Management, in the Philadelphia, Delaware and Southern New Jersey markets. Sal was responsible for leading a team of wealth management professionals committed to business development and relationship management initiatives focused on the needs of high-net-worth clients. Prior to his most recent PNC role, Sal was a senior vice president and market leader for PNC’s commercial banking segment. In addition to his PNC experience, Sal was an asset-based auditor, an asset-resolution specialist, and an accountant.

Sal serves on the executive boards for a number of charitable groups and community organizations, including The Police Athletic League, The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Small Business Board, The Board of Elementary Education for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, The Union League of Philadelphia, and PAWS, just to name a few. He has also been honored by The National Italian American Political Action Committee, and The Sicilian Confederation of North America. In addition, Sal was an honoree of The Philadelphia Pinnacle Award, The Variety Club Golden Heart Award, and The Center for Grieving Children. We’re glad to have Sal’s vast expertise as PIDC’s new PIDC and PIDC Community Capital chairperson.

Sal earned a BA degree from Philadelphia University, where he has served as an adjunct professor and advisory board member to the School of Business. Fluent in Italian, Sal was born in Palermo Sicily, immigrated to the United States in 1968, and became a citizen in 1986.

 Read WSFS Bank’s press release for more details on the announcement of his new position.

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