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CIB Marine Bancshares, Inc.

     2020 Annual Shareholder Meeting


2020 Annual Shareholder Meeting

CIB Marine Bancshares, Inc. has scheduled its Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held at 1:00 p.m., local time, on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at the Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 South Moorland Road, Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005. 

All shareholders of record of CIB Marine’s common stock at the close of business on March 11, 2020, will be entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting.

The Proxy Statement and consolidated Financial Statement for the year ended December 31, 2019, are available here

The meeting will begin promptly at 1:00 p.m. The order of the meeting is: (1) an introduction by Mr. Mark A. Elste, Chairman; (2) the election of directors; (3) the approval of a fourth amendment to the Company’s Articles of Incorporation to authorize the Board of Directors to effect at 1:15 reverse stock split of the Company’s Common Shares; (4) the approval of a fifth amendment to the Company’s Articles of Incorporation to modify the rights and preferences of the Company’s Series A and Series B Preferred Stock, subject to the approval of the requisite number of shares of Series A and Series B Preferred Stock; and (5) the ratification of Crowe LLP as CIB Marine’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2020.  Following the meeting there will be remarks by Mr. Mark A. Elste, Chairman, and Mr. J. Brian Chaffin, President & CEO.

A copy of the presentation given by management is available here.


COVID-19 Precautions

At this time, shareholders are encouraged to attend this year’s Annual Meeting via teleconference as attendance in person may subject the shareholder to unnecessary risk.  Management and the Board of Directors of the Company will attend the meeting via teleconference, with the exception of essential personnel.  Shareholders may register to attend the meeting in person and will be admitted, subject to public health directives.  However, those in attendance agree to accept the increased health risks as a consequence of their attendance.


Registration Instructions

Shareholders who wish to attend the meeting in person must register with the Company’s Investor Relations Department by Thursday, April 23, 2020, by contacting Ms. Elizabeth Neighbors at (262) 695-6010 or  Please include your name, phone number, and email address in your response.  Shareholders of record who have not registered their attendance in advance of the meeting will not be admitted.


Teleconference Instructions

In order to access the teleconference of the meeting, please dial (800) 367-2403 (domestic) and provide Conference ID #4508056 to the greeter.

Please note that listening to the teleconference of the meeting will not constitute attendance at the meeting for purposes of determining a quorum. In addition, you will not be able to vote via teleconference. Accordingly, even if you intend to participate in the teleconference, it is important for you to return your completed proxy card to us in advance of the meeting in order for your attendance and vote to be counted.


Submit Questions in Advance

We plan to address questions from shareholders during the presentation by management.  Please submit your questions in advance by sending them to or by mail to CIB Marine Bancshares, Inc.; Attn: Shareholder Relations; 19601 W. Bluemound Road; Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045.  All questions must be received no later than the close of business April 23, 2020.


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