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Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K)







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934



Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) October 15, 2018



  ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc.  
  (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)  


Delaware 001-36452 26-0734029
(State or other jurisdiction (Commission (IRS Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)


2500 Woodcrest Place, Birmingham, Alabama 35209
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


(205) 949-0302


(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Not Applicable


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


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Section 5 – Corporate Governance and Management


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


(d) On October 15, 2018, the board of directors (the “Board”) of ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company”) voted to increase the size of the Board, effective immediately, from six directors to seven directors, and appointed Irma Tuder to the Board to fill the resulting vacancy. Ms. Tuder’s initial term as a director will expire at the Company’s 2019 annual meeting of stockholders. On the recommendation of the Company’s Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee, the Board also appointed Ms. Tuder to the audit committee of the Board.


Ms. Tuder has served as a member of Tuder Investments, LLC, a private investment firm, since its formation in November 2007. Prior to 2007, she was the founder, CEO and Board Chairperson of Analytical Services, Inc. (ASI), a nationally recognized business providing management and technical solutions to federal government agencies until its sale in June 2007. Ms. Tuder has prior experience as a corporate controller and is a certified public accountant.


Ms. Tuder will be entitled to the standard compensation provided to non-employee directors.


There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Tuder and any other person pursuant to which Ms. Tuder was elected to serve as a director. Ms. Tuder also is not a party to any transactions, other than banking transactions with the Company’s subsidiary bank in the ordinary course of business, requiring disclosure pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.








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.


Dated: October 15, 2018   /s/ Thomas A Broughton III
    By: Thomas A. Broughton III
    Chief Executive Officer












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