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): July 11, 2016



The Joint Corp.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware 001-36724 90-0544160
(State or other juris- (Commission file (IRS employer
diction of incorporation) number) identification number)



16767 N. Perimeter Drive, Suite 240

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

(Address of principal executive offices)



Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:

(480) 245-5960


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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.


(e) Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers


On July 11, 2016, the Company’s Board of Directors, upon the recommendation of the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors (the “Compensation Committee”), voted to increase Peter D. Holt’s annual base salary to $325,000 in connection with, and retroactive to, his appointment as acting Chief Executive Officer. In addition, the Compensation Committee approved the award to Mr. Holt of options to purchase 50,000 shares of the Company’s common stock at an exercise price equal to the closing price of the Company's common stock on the NASDAQ Capital Market on the grant date (July 11, 2016). The options vest in equal annual installments over a 4-year period.








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.


Date: July 14, 2016.


  The Joint Corp.
  By /s/Peter D. Holt
    Peter D. Holt
    Acting Chief Executive Officer