PROFILE

E. Philip Wenger

Chairman, President and CEO
Fulton Financial Corporation

E. Philip Wenger is chairman and chief executive officer of Fulton Financial Corporation, a financial holding company based in Lancaster, Pa.

Wenger joined Fulton Bank in 1979. He assumed a variety of positions in the corporate Lending area before being promoted to executive vice president of Corporate Banking in 1996. In 2001, Wenger was named senior executive vice president of the Lancaster, York, and Chester Counties Division and in 2003 he was promoted to the position of president and chief operating officer of Fulton Bank. In 2006, Wenger was named chairman and chief executive officer of Fulton Bank. He was also named senior executive vice president of Fulton Financial Corporation, the parent company of Fulton Bank, at the time as well. Wenger was promoted to president and chief operating officer of Fulton Financial Corporation in December 2008. He assumed his current position on January 1, 2013.

Wenger currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce. He is Chair for the Advisory Board of Stonier Graduate School of Banking, and for the Economic Development Company of Lancaster County, as well as a member of the Penn State Harrisburg Board of Advisers. Wenger is also a member of the American Bankers Association board of directors and the Operation HOPE Global board of directors. He is a past chair of the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce.

Wenger holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Penn State University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg. He is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.