SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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) October 1, 2019
|LEGACY EDUCATION ALLIANCE, INC.|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|1612 Cape Coral Parkway East, Cape Coral, Florida||33904|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
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|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)|
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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.
On October 3, 2019, Legacy Education Alliance, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the appointment by its board of directors (the “Board”) of Vanessa Guzmán-Clark as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). In connection with the appointment of Mrs. Guzmán-Clark as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, Michael English resigned as the Company’s Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective October 1, 2019. Mr. English will continue to provide services to the Company in a consultancy role through October 31, 2019. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
Appointment of Vanessa Guzmán-Clark as CFO
Effective October 1, 2019, the Board appointed Vanessa Guzmán-Clark, 38, as CFO of the Company. Mrs. Guzmán-Clark served as the Company’s Vice President of Finance & Accounting and Senior Corporate Controller since January 2019. Mrs. Guzmán-Clark is a certified public accountant and has more than 19 years of experience in finance and accounting. Prior to joining the Company, from 1998 to 2001 and from 2008 to 2019, Mrs. Guzmán-Clark served in a variety of Controller and CFO consulting roles including for middle-market private and not-for-profit entities. From 2002 to 2007, Mrs. Guzmán-Clark was a Senior Auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. Mrs. Guzmán-Clark earned a Masters degree in Accounting & Financial Management and a Masters in Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management, DeVry University.
Mrs. Guzmán-Clark will receive annual cash compensation of $180,000 and is eligible for targeted cash bonus under our Executive Incentive Plan for executive officers and other participating employees as a senior executive officer. In addition, Mrs. Guzmán-Clark may be eligible to participate in any other incentive programs that we may provide. There are no family relationships between Mrs. Guzmán-Clark and any director or executive officer of the Company, and Mrs. Guzmán-Clark is not a party to any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release of Legacy Education Alliance, Inc., dated October 3, 2019.|
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: October 3, 2019
|LEGACY EDUCATION ALLIANCE, INC.|
/s/ James E. May
|Name: James E. May|
|Title: Chief Executive Officer|