Tompkins Financial Corporation

12/03/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/03/2021 15:33

Management Change/Compensation - Form 8-K



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 3, 2021(December 1, 2021)
Tompkins Financial Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
New York 1-12709 16-1482357
(State or other jurisdiction (Commission (IRS Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
P.O. Box 460, IthacaNew York 14851
(Address of Principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code (607)273-3210
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class Trading Symbol Name of each exchange on which
Common Stock, $0.10 par value TMP NYSE American, 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
Ifan 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 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Tompkins Financial Corporation (the "Company") is the parent and sole shareholder of VIST Bank d/b/a Tompkins VIST Bank ("Tompkins VIST"). On December 1, 2021, Tompkins VIST announced that Scott L. Gruber will retire as President and CEO of Tompkins VIST during the second quarter of 2022. Ms. Ginger G. Kunkel has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Tompkins VIST, and is expected to assume leadership of Tompkins VIST upon Mr. Gruber's retirement. Mr. Gruber is a named executive officer in the Company's definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed on March 29, 2021.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits.


Exhibit No. Description
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


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 3, 2021 /S/ Stephen S. Romaine
Stephen S. Romaine
President and CEO