FAMOUS DAVES OF AMERICA, INC. (NASDAQ:DAVE) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b)Resignation of Patrick D. Walsh
Effective August 24, 2017, Patrick D. Walsh resigned from the board of directors (the “Board”) of Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (the “Company”). Mr. Walsh has advised the Company that his resignation was not the result of any dispute or disagreement with the Company. Mr. Walsh was a member of the compensation committee and the audit committee of the Board.
(d)Appointment of Jeffery Crivello
Effective August 24, 2017, the Board appointed Jeffery Crivello to serve as a director of the Company to fill the vacancy resulting from Mr. Walsh’s resignation. Also effective August 24, 2017, Mr. Crivello has been appointed to the compensation committee and the audit committee of the Board.
Mr. Crivello, age 38, has since January 2015 served as the Chief Financial Officer of PW Partners Capital Management, LLC, a hedge fund manager, where he has primary responsibility for operations and accounting. Since 2001, Mr. Crivello has served as Chief Executive Officer of TREW Capital Management, Inc., a consulting and investment firm. From 2012 to 2015, Mr. Crivello served as a Managing Member of Maize Capital Group, LLC, a commodity investment firm.He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a B.S. degree in finance.
Mr. Crivello, who works for the same company as Patrick D. Walsh, was elected as the result of Mr. Walsh’s resignation as a director. There are no transactions that require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.