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): June 7, 2022

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Tennessee   001-37875   62-1216058
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
211 Commerce Street, Suite 300
Nashville, Tennessee 37201
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(615) 564-1212
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(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(s)
Name of each exchange
on which registered

Common Stock, $1.00 par value FBK New York Stock Exchange

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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 June 7, 2022, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the appointment of Stuart C. McWhorter to his cabinet as the Commissioner for the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, effective July 11, 2022. In connection with this announcement and on that same day, Mr. McWhorter notified FB Financial Corporation (the “Company”) of his planned retirement as Chairman and a member of the Boards of Directors (the “Boards”) of the Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, FirstBank, effective July 31, 2022 (the “Retirement Date”). Mr. McWhorter will continue to serve as Chairman of the Boards until the Retirement Date. The Company plans to replace Mr. McWhorter as Chairman and on the Directors’ Loan Committee before the Retirement Date.
Mr. McWhorter’s retirement is not the result of any disagreements with the Company or FirstBank on any matter relating to the operations, policies or practices of the Company or FirstBank during the course of his service on the Boards and is solely related to his government appointment.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
The information disclosed under Item 5.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 7.01.


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.


By: /s/Beth W Sims
Beth W. Sims
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Date: June 8, 2022

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