Form 8-K

 

 

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

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 24, 2019

 

 

EQUITY BANCSHARES, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Kansas   001-37624   72-1532188

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

7701 East Kellogg Drive, Suite 300

Wichita, KS

  67207
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 316.612.6000

Former name or former address, if changed since last report: Not Applicable

 

 

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 communications 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))

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

☒  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 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On April 24, 2019, Equity Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders to consider and act upon the items listed below:

 

1.

The stockholders of the Company elected the individuals listed below to serve as Class I members of the Company’s Board of Directors to serve until the Company’s 2022 annual meeting of stockholders by the votes set forth in the table below:

 

     For      Against      Abstain      Broker Non-Vote  

James L. Berglund

     7,852,370        3,398,832        130,657        2,880,658  

Randee R. Koger

     8,231,335        3,022,741        127,783        2,880,658  

Jerry P. Maland

     6,681,459        4,578,960        121,440        2,880,658  

Shawn D. Penner

     7,491,852        3,763,461        126,546        2,880,658  

 

2.

The stockholders of the Company ratified the appointment of Crowe LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2019 by the votes set forth in the table below:

 

For

  

Against

  

Abstain

14,040,613

   220,162    1,742

 

3.

The stockholders of the Company approved the Equity Bancshares, Inc. 2019 Employee Stock Purchase Plan by the votes set forth in the table below:

 

For

  

Against

  

Abstain

  

Broker Non-Vote

11,319,650

   46,083    16,126    2,880,658


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

      EQUITY BANCSHARES, INC.
DATE: April 26, 2019     By:  

/s/ Gregory H. Kossover

      Gregory H. Kossover
      Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer