Northeast Bancorp
NORTHEAST BANCORP /ME/ (Form: 8-K, Received: 08/25/2017 09:55:23)









Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  August 21, 2017


Commission File No. 1-14588



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)





(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)


(IRS Employer Identification Number)


500 Canal Street
Lewiston, Maine



(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (207) 786-3245


Former name or former address, if changed since last Report: N/A


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Item 5.02.

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.




Departure of Executive Officer


On August 21, 2017, the Board of Directors of Northeast Bancorp (the “Company”) accepted the resignation of Brian Shaughnessy from all of his positions at the Company, including as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective as of September 15, 2017. Mr. Shaughnessy has indicated that his resignation is not due to any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to its accounting, operations, policies or practices.



Appointment of Interim Chief Financial Officer


On August 21, 2017, the Board of Directors of the Corporation appointed Brian Pinheiro as the Company’s Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective as of September 15, 2017, to succeed Mr. Shaughnessy in that position.


Mr. Pinheiro, 35, has been an Executive Officer and the Chief Risk Officer of the Company since March 2015. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Pinheiro served as a Managing Director at Corporate Finance Group, Inc. (CFGI) from 2011 to 2015, where he provided consulting services to financial institutions and banking clients. Before his position at CFGI, he was an Audit Manager in the Financial Services practice at Deloitte LLP. Mr. Pinheiro received a B.S. and M.S. in Accountancy from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


No Family Relationships or Related Person Transactions . Mr. Pinheiro is not related by blood, marriage or adoption to any of the Company’s directors or other executive officers. There are no related person transactions between the Company, on the one hand, and Mr. Pinheiro or his immediate family members, on the other hand, reportable under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K promulgated under the Exchange Act.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunder duly authorized.












/s/ Richard Wayne



Richard Wayne



President & Chief Executive Officer


Date: August 25, 2017