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): November 20, 2017




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Texas 0-14939 63-0851141
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission file number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)



802 SE Plaza Avenue, Suite 200, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

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(479) 464-9944

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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 November 21, 2017, Eddie L. Hight notified the Board of Directors of America’s Car-Mart, Inc. (the “Company”) of his resignation from the Board of Directors effective immediately. Mr. Hight will be pursuing other opportunities.


Mr. Hight has served our Company for over 31 years. He has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2013 and served as our Chief Operating Officer from May 2002 until his retirement in November 2013. From 1984 until May 2002, Mr. Hight held a number of positions at Car-Mart including Store Manager and Regional Manager. Mr. Hight’s vast amount of knowledge and experience with our Company will be missed. We appreciate the contributions Eddie has made to the Company and wish him the greatest success with his future endeavors.


On November 20, 2017, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors approved an annual salary of $430,000 effective January 1, 2018 for Jeffrey A. Williams in connection with his appointment as CEO, as previously announced on August 17, 2017.






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.



  America’s Car-Mart, Inc.
Date:  November 24, 2017 /s/ Jeffrey A. Williams  
  Jeffrey A. Williams
  President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
  (Principal Financial Officer)