Ames National Corporation Holds Annual Meeting (4/29/16)
AMES NATIONAL CORPORATION
HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING
The Company’s annual meeting of shareholders was held on April 27, 2016, at Reiman Gardens in Ames, Iowa.
The stockholders elected to the Company’s Board of Directors for a term of three years were David W. Benson, John P. Nelson, Richard O. Parker, and Kevin L. Swartz. Directors whose term of office continued after the annual meeting consist of Lisa M. Eslinger, Steven D. Forth, Douglas C. Gustafson DVM, Betty A. Baudler Horras, James R. Larson II and Thomas H. Pohlman.
The stockholders also ratified the appointment of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP to continue as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2016.
There were 9,310,913 shares of common stock entitled to vote at the annual meeting. The final voting results of each proposal are set forth below.
Proposal 1. The voting results on the election of directors for a three-year term were as follows:
In Favor Withheld Non-Votes
David W. Benson 4,009,133 119,738 2,008,382
John P. Nelson 3,985,942 142,929 2,008,382
Richard O. Parker 3,957,184 171,687 2,008,382
Kevin L. Swartz 3,975,717 153,154 2,008,382
The voting results on the ratification of the appointment of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm were as follows:
For Against Abstain
6,115,489 6,221 15,543
There were no broker non-votes on this proposal.
About Ames National Corporation
Ames National Corporation is listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the ticker symbol, ATLO. The Corporation affiliate banks, all located in central Iowa, include: First National Bank, Ames, Boone Bank & Trust Co., Boone, State Bank & Trust Co., Nevada, Reliance State Bank, Story City, and United Bank & Trust, Marshalltown. Information regarding the process for purchasing stock can be obtained through Richard Nelson at First Point Wealth Management, (515) 663-3074.
For further information contact:
Thomas H. Pohlman, President and CEO
(515) 232-6251 or [email protected]