8-K 1 pyco_8k.htm CURRENT REPORT pyco_8k

Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 1, 2020
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
34501 East Quincy Avenue, Building 34, Box 10, Watkins, CO 80137
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone, including area code 
(303) 292-3456
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Common Stock 1/3 of $.01 par value
The NASDAQ Stock Market
(Title of each class)
 (Trading Symbol(s))
(Name of each exchange on which registered)
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This current report on Form 8-K is filed by Pure Cycle Corporation (the “Registrant”), a Colorado corporation, in connection with the matters described herein.
Item 5.02 
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(c)           Appointment of Officer
On April 1, 2020, Kevin B. McNeill, age 48, joined the Registrant as Vice President, and the board of directors of the Registrant voted to elect Mr. McNeill as Chief Financial Officer, principal accounting officer and principal financial officer of the Registrant effective as of April 10, 2020. Mark W. Harding will continue to serve as the Registrant’s President and Chief Executive Officer, but will relinquish his position as Chief Financial Officer, principal accounting officer and principal financial officer effective as of April 10, 2020.
Mr. McNeill has more than 24 years of accounting and finance experience. Prior to joining the Registrant, Mr. McNeill was the VP, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, from July 2018 through March 2020, of TCG Group Holdings, LLP, a privately held wealth management company in Austin, Texas. From May 2012 to July 2018, Mr. McNeill was the Controller for First Western Financial, Inc., where he played an integral role in the successful completion of First Western’s initial public offering. Mr. McNeill began his career with Ernst and Young in Denver in the Audit and Advisory Business Services group. After being promoted to Audit Manager, Mr. McNeill transitioned to corporate accounting and served in various positions, including serving as Controller of the Registrant from 2004 through May 2012. Mr. McNeill obtained his Bachelor Degree and Master of Accountancy from the University of Denver and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. McNeill and any other persons pursuant to which he was selected as an officer of the Registrant. Mr. McNeill has no family relationship with any director or executive officer of the Registrant and has not been involved in any related party transaction that would require disclosure pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Mr. McNeill entered into an offer letter with the Registrant providing for at-will employment with an annual base salary of $225,000. Mr. McNeill will be eligible for discretionary bonuses on the same basis as other officers and key employees of the Registrant. In addition, he will be eligible to the standard benefits available to all full-time employees of the Registrant.
A copy of the press release announcing the appointment is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01                       
(d)           Exhibits.
Exhibit No.
Offer Letter between Pure Cycle Corporation and Kevin B. McNeill dated January 23, 2020
Press Release dated April 2, 2020 announcing the appointment of Kevin B. McNeill as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Registrant.
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 hereunto duly authorized.
Date: April 2, 2020
/s/ Mark W. Harding
Mark W. Harding
President and Chief Financial Officer