1986 Uses in Employment Period Clause

Employment Period from Executive Employment Agreement

THIS EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered as of the 25th day of July, 2016, by and among AMERIS BANCORP, a Georgia corporation (the "Bancorp"), AMERIS BANK, a Georgia state-chartered bank and wholly owned subsidiary of the Bancorp (the "Bank"; the Bancorp and the Bank are collectively referred to herein as the "Employer"), and JOSEPH B. KISSEL ("Executive").

Employment Period. Unless earlier terminated in accordance with Section 6 hereof, Executive's employment under this Agreement shall begin as of the Effective Date and shall continue until the second anniversary thereof (the "Initial Term"); provided, however, that on the second anniversary of the Effective Date and on each second anniversary thereafter, Executive's term of employment hereunder shall be extended by two years, unless either Executive or the Employer provides written notice to the other at least 90 days prior to the applicable extension date that Executive's employment period shall not be further extended (the Initial Term, as so extended, the "Employment Period"). For purposes of this Agreement, "terminate" (and variations and derivatives thereof) shall mean, when used in connection with a cessation of employment, that Executive has incurred a separation from service as defined in Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), and guidance and regulations issued thereunder (collectively, "Section 409A").

Employment Period from Employment and Change of Control Agreement

THIS AMENDED AND RESTATED EMPLOYMENT AND CHANGE OF CONTROL AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered as of the 23rd day of September, 2015 by and among NewBridge Bancorp, a North Carolina corporation ("Bancorp"), "NewBridge Bank" (the "Bank") (Bancorp and the Bank are collectively referred to as the "Employer"), and Robin S. Hager ("Executive").

Employment Period. Unless earlier Terminated in accordance with Sections 7 or 9 hereof, Executive's employment shall be for the period beginning as of the Effective Date and ending upon the completion of March 31, 2017 (the "Employment Period"). For purposes of this Agreement, "Terminate" (and variations and derivatives thereof) shall mean, when used in connection with a cessation of employment, that the Executive has incurred a separation from service as defined in Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), and guidance and regulations issued thereunder ("Section 409A").

Employment Period from Employment and Change of Control Agreement

THIS AMENDED AND RESTATED EMPLOYMENT AND CHANGE OF CONTROL AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered as of the 23rd day of September, 2015 by and among NewBridge Bancorp, a North Carolina corporation ("Bancorp"), "NewBridge Bank" (the "Bank") (Bancorp and the Bank are collectively referred to as the "Employer"), and Ramsey K Hamadi ("Executive").

Employment Period. Unless earlier Terminated in accordance with Sections 7 or 9 hereof, Executive's employment shall be for the period beginning as of the Effective Date and ending upon the completion of March 31, 2018 (the "Employment Period"). For purposes of this Agreement, "Terminate" (and variations and derivatives thereof) shall mean, when used in connection with a cessation of employment, that the Executive has incurred a separation from service as defined in Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), and guidance and regulations issued thereunder ("Section 409A").

Employment Period from Employment and Change of Control Agreement

THIS AMENDED AND RESTATED EMPLOYMENT AND CHANGE OF CONTROL AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered as of the 23rd day of September, 2015 by and among NewBridge Bancorp, a North Carolina corporation ("Bancorp"), "NewBridge Bank" (the "Bank") (Bancorp and the Bank are collectively referred to as the "Employer"), and William W. Budd, Jr. ("Executive").

Employment Period. Unless earlier Terminated in accordance with Sections 7 or 9 hereof, Executive's employment shall be the period beginning as of the Effective Date and ending upon the completion of March 31, 2017 (the "Employment Period"). For purposes of this Agreement, "Terminate" (and variations and derivatives thereof) shall mean, when used in connection with a cessation of employment, that the Executive has incurred a separation from service as defined in Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), and guidance and regulations issued thereunder ("Section 409A").

Employment Period from Employment and Change of Control Agreement

THIS AMENDED AND RESTATED EMPLOYMENT AND CHANGE OF CONTROL AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered as of the 23rd day of September, 2015 by and among NewBridge Bancorp, a North Carolina corporation ("Bancorp"), "NewBridge Bank" (the "Bank") (Bancorp and the Bank are collectively referred to as the "Employer"), and Spence Broadhurst ("Executive").

Employment Period. Unless earlier Terminated in accordance with Sections 7 or 9 hereof, Executive's employment shall be for the period beginning as of the Effective Date and ending upon the completion of March 31, 2017 (the "Employment Period"). For purposes of this Agreement, "Terminate" (and variations and derivatives thereof) shall mean, when used in connection with a cessation of employment, that the Executive has incurred a separation from service as defined in Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), and guidance and regulations issued thereunder ("Section 409A").

Employment Period from Employment and Change of Control Agreement

THIS AMENDED AND RESTATED EMPLOYMENT AND CHANGE OF CONTROL AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered by and among NewBridge Bancorp, a North Carolina corporation ("Bancorp"), NewBridge Bank, a North Carolina commercial bank (the "Bank") (Bancorp and the Bank are collectively referred to as the "Employer"), and Pressley A. Ridgill ("Executive") to be effective as of 12:00:01 o'clock, a.m., on September 23, 2015 (the "Effective Date").

Employment Period. Unless earlier Terminated in accordance with Sections 7 or 9 hereof, the term of this Agreement and Executive's employment hereunder shall be for three (3) years beginning as of September 1, 2014 (the "Initial Term"); provided, however, that on each anniversary of the Effective Date, the term of this Agreement and Executive's employment hereunder shall be extended by an additional one (1) year (the Initial Term and all such extensions being the "Employment Period"); provided further, however, that upon written notice of non-extension given in accordance with Section 17(i) of this Agreement and no less than 90 days prior to an anniversary of the Effective Date, either the Employer or Executive may cause such extension provision to be deemed rescinded as of the day immediately prior to such anniversary. For purposes of this Agreement, "Terminate" (and variations and derivatives thereof) shall mean, when used in connection with a cessation of employment, that Executive has incurred a separation from service as defined in Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), and guidance and regulations issued thereunder ("Section 409A").

Employment Period from Executive Employment Agreement

THIS EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered into as of the 25th day of March, 2015, by and between ADCARE HEALTH SYSTEMS, INC., a Georgia corporation (the "Company"), and ALLAN J. RIMLAND ("Executive").

Employment Period. Unless earlier terminated in accordance with Section 6 of this Agreement, Executive's employment hereunder will begin as of the Effective Date and will continue until the third anniversary of the Effective Date (the "Initial Term"); provided, however, that on the third anniversary of the Effective Date, Executive's term of employment hereunder will be automatically extended for consecutive one (1) year terms, unless the Company provides written notice to Executive at least 90 days prior to the third or any subsequent anniversary that Executive's employment period shall not be further extended (the Initial Term, as may be extended, the "Employment Period"). For purposes of this Agreement, "terminate" (and variations and derivatives thereof) will mean, when used in connection with a cessation of employment, that Executive has incurred a separation from service as defined in Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and guidance and regulations issued thereunder (collectively, "Section 409A").

Employment Period from Employment and Change of Control Agreement

THIS EMPLOYMENT AND CHANGE OF CONTROL AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") shall be deemed to be made and entered as of the 30th day of March, 2015, by and among NewBridge Bancorp, a North Carolina corporation ("Bancorp"), NewBridge Bank, a North Carolina commercial bank (the "Bank") (Bancorp and the Bank are collectively referred to as the "Employer"), and Ramsey K. Hamadi ("Executive").

Employment Period. Unless earlier Terminated in accordance with Sections 7 or 9 hereof, Executive's employment shall be for a 36 month term beginning as of the Effective Date (the "Employment Period"). For purposes of this Agreement, "Terminate" (and variations and derivatives thereof) shall mean, when used in connection with a cessation of employment, that Executive has incurred a separation from service as defined in Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), and guidance and regulations issued thereunder ("Section 409A").

Employment Period from Executive Employment Agreement

THIS EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered as of the 15th day of December, 2014, by and among AMERIS BANCORP, a Georgia corporation (the "Bancorp"), AMERIS BANK, a Georgia state-chartered bank and wholly owned subsidiary of the Bancorp (the "Bank"; the Bancorp and the Bank are collectively referred to herein as the "Employer"), and CINDI H. LEWIS ("Executive").

Employment Period. Unless earlier terminated in accordance with Section 6 hereof, Executive's employment under this Agreement shall begin as of the Effective Date and shall continue until the first anniversary thereof (the "Initial Term"); provided, however, that on the first anniversary of the Effective Date and each anniversary thereafter, Executive's term of employment hereunder shall be extended by one year, unless either Executive or the Employer provides written notice to the other at least 90 days prior to the applicable extension date that Executive's employment period shall not be further extended (the Initial Term, as so extended, the "Employment Period"). For purposes of this Agreement, "terminate" (and variations and derivatives thereof) shall mean, when used in connection with a cessation of employment, that Executive has incurred a separation from service as defined in Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), and guidance and regulations issued thereunder (collectively, "Section 409A").

Employment Period from Executive Employment Agreement

THIS EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered as of the 15th day of December, 2014, by and among AMERIS BANCORP, a Georgia corporation (the "Bancorp"), AMERIS BANK, a Georgia state-chartered bank and wholly owned subsidiary of the Bancorp (the "Bank"; the Bancorp and the Bank are collectively referred to herein as the "Employer"), and EDWIN W. HORTMAN, JR. ("Executive").

Employment Period. Unless earlier terminated in accordance with Section 6 hereof, Executive's employment under this Agreement shall begin as of the Effective Date and shall continue thereafter for a continuously (on a daily basis) renewing term of three years (the "Employment Period"), unless either Executive or the Employer provides written notice to the other that the Employment Period shall not be further extended and specifying in such notice the date of such non-renewal, in which case the Employment Period shall expire on the date that is three years after the date specified in such non-renewal notice. For purposes of this Agreement, "terminate" (and variations and derivatives thereof) shall mean, when used in connection with a cessation of employment, that Executive has incurred a separation from service as defined in Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), and guidance and regulations issued thereunder (collectively, "Section 409A").