Eagle Bancorp 8-K 2007
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 3, 2007
Eagle Bancorp, Inc.
7815 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda,
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 301.986.1800
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(d) On January 3, 2007 the Board of Directors of Eagle Bancorp, Inc. appointed Harvey M. Goodman and Donald R. Rogers to fill two newly created seats on the Board of Directors. Messrs. Goodman and Rogers will continue to serve as members of the Board of Directors of EagleBank, on which they have served since organization of the Bank. To the knowledge of the Company, there is no arrangement or understanding between either of Messrs. Goodman and Rogers and any other person pursuant to which either of them was selected as a director.
Mr. Goodman and Mr. Rogers are each expected to be appointed to the following committees of the Board of Directors of the Company: Nominating, Stock Option and Compensation.
Mr. Rogers is a partner in the law firm Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A. which has provided, and continues to provide, legal services to the Company and its subsidiaries. During 2006, the Company and its subsidiaries paid aggregate fees of approximately $27,000 to that firm.
Mr. Goodman is President of The Goodman, Gable, Gould Company, an public insurance adjusting firm, which represents the Bank, on a contingent fee basis, in connection with insurance claims in respect of a charged off loan. No amounts were paid to that firm in 2006.
Other than eligibility for fees (including grants of options) for service as a member of the Bank and Company Boards of Directors, as described in the Companys proxy materials (and as subject to periodic adjustment), neither of Messrs. Goodman or Rogers is a party to any material plan, contract or arrangement entered into or materially amended in connection their appointment to the Board of Directors of the Company.
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: January 5, 2007