Leaders in Lending Podcast: The Modern Move Towards Experiential Banking
educating-myself | Read Time: 30 minutes
By WSFS Contributor | Published: September 2021
Jim Wechsler, Senior Vice President and Chief Retail Lending Officer at WSFS Bank, joined the Upstart Leaders in Lending Podcast to discuss the benefits of partnerships between banks and FinTechs, the value of focusing on Customer experience, Delivery Transformation, and more.
About Jim Wechsler
Jim Wechsler is Senior Vice President, Chief Retail Lending Officer at WSFS Bank, responsible for Consumer Lending, Small Business, Government Guaranteed Lending, Community Reinvestment and NewLane Finance.
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