Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (or Date of Earliest Event Reported): June 20, 2013



HCI Group, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




Florida   001-34126   20-5961396

(State or Other Jurisdiction of

Incorporation or Organization)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

5300 West Cypress Street, Suite 100

Tampa, Florida 33607

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(813) 405-3600

(Telephone Number, Including Area Code)



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Section 5 - Corporate Governance and Management

Item 5.02 Election of Directors

On June 20, 2013, our board of directors elected Wayne Burks to fill a vacancy on the board of directors. No arrangement or understanding exists between Mr. Burks and anyone else pursuant to which he was selected as a director. We expect Mr. Burks will serve on the company’s audit committee. The company is not a party to any current or proposed material transaction involving Mr. Burks. Mr. Burks is not a party or participant in any material plan, contract or arrangement described in Item 502(d)(5) of Securities and Exchange Commission form 8-K.

Mr. Burks, age 65, has since April 2012 served as a director and the chief financial officer of WRB Enterprises, Inc., a Tampa, Florida based holding company with investments in Caribbean electric utilities, renewable energy development, cable television, real estate and financial institutions. From July 2010 to April 2012, he was a principal of Sterling Financial Consulting where he provided financial and operational consulting services for privately held and pre-initial public offering stage companies. From December 2008 to June 2010, Mr. Burks served as chief financial officer of Prepared Holdings, LLC, a Florida-based insurance holding company. Mr. Burks is a certified public accountant. He is a former audit partner of Coopers & Lybrand, where he performed auditing services approximately 23 years.


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, thereunto duly authorized.

Dated: June 26, 2013.



/s/ Richard R. Allen

Name:   Richard R. Allen
Title:   Chief Financial Officer

A signed original of this Form 8-K has been provided to HCI Group, Inc. and will be retained by HCI Group, Inc. and furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission or its staff upon request.