Form 8-K Elevate Credit, Inc. For: Jan 24

January 30, 2018 6:07 AM





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

January 24, 2018




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-37680   46-4714474
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)   (Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

4150 International Plaza, Suite 300

Fort Worth, Texas 76109

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (817) 928-1500

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On January 25, 2018, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Elevate Credit, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Bradley R. Strock as a Class II director, effective as of the same date.

Pursuant to the Company’s independent director compensation policy, upon his appointment Mr. Strock received an initial equity award of restricted stock units with a grant date fair value of $300,000. Under the policy, Mr. Strock will also receive (i) an annual cash retainer of $40,000 per year, and (ii) an annual equity award of restricted stock units with a grant date fair value of $110,000.

The Company has entered into its standard form of indemnification agreement with Mr. Strock. A form of the indemnification agreement was previously filed by the Company as Exhibit 10.18 to the Company’s Amendment No. 5 to the Registration Statement on Form S-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 10, 2017.

There is no arrangement or understanding with any person pursuant to which Mr. Strock was appointed as a member of the Board, and Mr. Strock does not have any direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. The Board has no current intention of appointing him to a committee of the Board.

On January 24, 2018, Jason Harvison notified the Company of his decision to resign from the Board effective as of January 25, 2018. The resignation was not due to any disagreement with the Company.


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


      Elevate Credit, Inc.
Date: January 30, 2018     By:   /s/ Christopher Lutes
      Christopher Lutes
      Chief Financial Officer


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