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): December 14, 2017



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 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


(e)          Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers


On December 14, 2017, the Company’s Board of Directors voted to increase the annual base salary of John Meloun, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, to $215,000, effective January 1, 2018. In addition, the Board of Directors approved the extension of Mr. Meloun’s severance period to nine months.


















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: December 18, 2017.


  The Joint Corp.  
  By /s/ Peter D. Holt  
    Peter D. Holt,  
    President and Chief Executive Officer