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FinWise Bancorp (FINW)

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Proxy contests and exempt solicitations in last 3 years

No recent proxy contest or exempt solicitation filings from shareholders.

Vote support at last AGM


At the Annual Meeting, shareholders of record as of April 11, 2022, the Record Date for the Annual Meeting, were entitled to vote 12,776,810 shares of the Company’s common stock (the “Common Stock”), each having one vote per share. A total of 9,358,958 shares of Common Stock were represented at the Annual Meeting in person or by proxy.


At the Annual Meeting, the shareholders of the Company (i) elected three director nominees to hold office until the earlier of the 2025 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the Company or until their successors are elected and qualified or until their earlier resignation or removal, (ii) approved the amendment to the 2019 Plan effecting the change in name of the 2019 Plan to “FinWise Bancorp 2019 Stock Option Plan” and the increase in the number of shares of our common stock available for awards under the 2019 Plan by 500,000 shares to 1,280,000 shares and (iii) ratified the appointment of Moss Adams LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022.


Election of Directors


The shareholders of the Company elected each of the director nominees proposed by the Board of Directors. The voting results were as follows:


NomineeForWithheldBroker Non-Votes
Kent Landvatter6,968,7591,108,4731,281,726
Howard I. Reynolds6,774,1791,303,0531,281,726
Thomas E. Gibson, Jr.6,577,7031,499,5291,281,726


Amendment of 2019 Plan


The shareholders of the Company approved the amendment to the 2019 Plan effecting the change in name of the 2019 Plan to “FinWise Bancorp 2019 Stock Option Plan” and the increase in the number of shares of our common stock available for awards under the 2019 Plan by 500,000 shares to 1,280,000 shares. The voting results were as follows:


ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
5,541,1852,099,02969,3981,281,726


Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm


The shareholders of the Company ratified the appointment of Moss Adams LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022. The voting results were as follows:


ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
9,339,7451,01218,2010