Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 31, 2017


Great Elm Capital Corp.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)


(Commission File Number)


(IRS Employer Identification No.)



800 South Street, Suite 230, Waltham, MA


(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(Zip Code)


Registrant's telephone number, including area code (617) 375-3006

200 Clarendon Street, 51st Floor, Boston, MA 02116

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


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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 May 30, 2017, Randall Revell Horsey was elected to the registrant’s board of directors. Mr. Horsey is 55 years old and has been Senior Vice President and Managing Director, North America of MEGA International since 2017. Mr. Horsey has been a member of the board of directors of Acquicore, Inc., a private real-time energy and management software company since October 2014 and was its interim CFO until 2017.  Mr. Horsey was the founding president of HelloWallet, a cloud software company acquired by Morningstar in 2014.  Mr. Horsey was a Managing Director at Bank of America Securities, and Head of Technology Corporate and Investment Banking.  Prior to that, Mr. Horsey was Head of Equity Capital Markets for Banc of America Securities.  Mr. Horsey was a Principal at Montgomery Securities and began his career at Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation.


Mr. Horsey brings to the registrant’s board of directors over 25 years of experience as a business leader and securities professional.  Mr. Horsey is an independent director within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and NASDAQ’s rules. Mr. Horsey has no other relationships required to be disclosed per Item 401 of Regulation S-K.





Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized as of May 31, 2017.





/s/ Michael J. Sell

By:  Michael J. Sell

Title:  Chief Financial Officer