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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
 
 
 
FORM 8-K
 
 
CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 17, 2021
 
 
HIREQUEST, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its Charter)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Delaware
 
000-53088
 
91-2079472
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
111 Springhall Drive, Goose Creek, SC
 
29445
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
(Zip Code)
 
(843) 723-7400
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
________________________________________________ 
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)
 
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
 
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
Title of Each Class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, $0.001 par value
HQI
The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
 
Emerging growth company
 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
 
 
 
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
 
On June 17, 2021, HireQuest, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted to: (i) elect each of the seven nominees for director to serve until the 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their successors are duly elected and qualified, (ii) ratify the selection of Plante & Moran, PLLC as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2021, and (iii) approve, on a non-binding advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. The number of shares of common stock outstanding and eligible to vote as of April 23, 2021, the record date for the Annual Meeting, was 13,643,166. Of these shares, the holders 12,135,173 shares were either present or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting.
 
The final voting results were as follows:
 
Proposal #1
Election of Directors
Director Nominee
 
For
 
 
Withheld
 
 
Broker Non-Votes
 
Richard F. Hermanns
  10,652,635 
  3,749 
  1,478,789 
R. Rimmy Malhotra
  10,651,967 
  4,417 
  1,478,789 
Edward Jackson
  10,576,038 
  80,346 
  1,478,789 
Payne Brown
  10,652,611 
  3,773 
  1,478,789 
Kathleen Shanahan
  10,652,614 
  3,770 
  1,478,789 
Lawrence F. Hagenbuch
  10,652,632 
  3,752 
  1,478,789 
Jack A. Olmstead
  10,652,635 
  3,749 
  1,478,789 

Proposal #2
 
For
 
 
Against
 
 
Abstain
 
The ratification of the selection of Plante & Moran, PLLC as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2021
  12,132,161 
  66 
  2,946 
 
Proposal #3
 
For
 
 
Against
 
 
Abstain
 
 
Broker Non-Votes
 
Non-binding advisory vote on the compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers
  10,602,286 
  1,650 
  52,448 
  1,478,789 
 
 
 
 
SIGNATURES
 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
          HIREQUEST, INC.
 
 
          (Registrant)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Date: June 21, 2021
 
 
 
/s/ John McAnnar
 
 
 
 
John McAnnar
 
 
 
 
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Secretary