EX-10.2 4 htbx_ex10z2.htm AMENDMENT TO EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT Amendment to Employment Agreement



This Amendment (this “Amendment”) dated the 11th day of January, 2016 to the Employment Agreement, dated October 1, 2013, as amended on January 20, 2014, January 12, 2015 and July 23, 2015 (the “Employment Agreement”), by and between Heat Biologics, Inc. (the “Company”) and Melissa Price, Ph.D. (“Executive”). Capitalized terms used herein without definition shall have the meanings assigned in the Employment Agreement.  

WHEREAS, Executive was retained under the Employment Agreement by the Corporation to serve as its Vice President of Product Development; and

WHEREAS, in recognition of the hard work and performance by Executive, the Corporation desires to amend the Employment Agreement.

NOW THEREFORE, for the mutual promises contained herein and for ten dollars ($10.00) and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto agree to amend the Employment Agreement as follows:


Amendments. Sections 3(a)(i) and 3(a)(ii) of the Employment Agreement are hereby deleted and replaced with the following:


BASE SALARY. Employee shall receive an annual base salary of Two Hundred Sixty Five Thousand Dollars ($265,000) for the Term (the “Base Salary”), payable bi-weekly.


BONUS. Executive shall be eligible for an annual cash bonus equal to approximately thirty percent (30%) of her Base Salary (“Annual Bonus”) in addition to a discretionary equity bonus, with the actual amount of any such bonus increased or decreased in the sole and absolute discretion of both the Compensation Committee and the Board of Directors of the Corporation.


Severability. The provisions of this Amendment are severable and if any part or it is found to be unenforceable the other paragraphs shall remain fully valid and enforceable.


No Other Amendments; Confirmation. All other terms of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. The Agreement, as amended by this Amendment, constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter thereof.


Counterparts.  This Amendment may be executed in one or more counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original but both of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument.


Governing Law. This Amendment is made and shall be construed and performed under the laws of the remaining provisions will nevertheless continue to be valid and enforceable. State of North Carolina without regard to its choice or conflict of law principles and the parties agree to North Carolina as the exclusive venue for any disputes arising hereunder.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Agreement to be duly executed as of the day and year first above written.








/s/ Jeffrey Wolf



Jeffrey Wolf



President and Chief Executive Officer





/s/ Melissa Price, Ph.D.