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Date: 4/26/2018

Title: Ames National Corporation Holds Annual Meeting (4/26/18)



The Company’s annual meeting of shareholders was held on April 25, 2018, at Reiman Gardens in Ames, Iowa.

Proposal 1:

The stockholders elected to the Company’s Board of Directors for a term of three years were Lisa M. Eslinger, Steven D. Forth, James R. Larson II, and John L. Pierschbacher. Directors whose term of office continued after the annual meeting consist of Betty A. Baudler Horras, David W. Benson, Patrick G. Hagan, John P. Nelson, Richard O. Parker, Thomas H. Pohlman and Kevin L. Swartz.

Proposal 2:

The stockholders also ratified the appointment of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP to continue as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2018.


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

Lisa M. Eslinger               4,126,221     483,653     2,429,375
Steven D. Forth               4,125,789     484,085     2,429,375
James R. Larson II          4,125,574     484,300     2,429,375
John L. Pierschbacher    4,081,550     528,324     2,429,375

Proposal 2. 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

6,955,434         14,708          69,107

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]