SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
December 22, 2014
PACIFIC FINANCIAL CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
(SEC File Number)
1101 S. Boone Street
Aberdeen, Washington 98520-5244
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number,
including area code, of Registrant's principal executive offices)
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Item 5.02 (b) Departure of Directors or Principal
Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On December 17, 2014, Dennis A. Long, President
and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Financial Corporation (the Company), notified the Company of his decision to retire from
the Company, effective June 1, 2015. While a successor has not been appointed at this time, the Company does have a succession
plan to ensure there is no business interruption created by any executive departure.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On December 19, 2014, Pacific Financial
Corporation announced that its board of directors declared a cash dividend in the amount of $0.21 per share to all shareholders
of record as of January 2, 2015, payable on January 15, 2015.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
99.1 Press release issued December 19, 2014,
announcing declaration of a cash dividend.
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.
||PACIFIC FINANCIAL CORPORATION
|DATED: December 22, 2014
||/s/ Douglas N. Biddle
||Douglas N. Biddle
Chief Financial Officer