EFFECTIVE AUGUST 23RD, 2004
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): July 15, 2005
BRANTLEY CAPITAL CORPORATION
|(State or other jurisdiction
|3201 Enterprise Parkway, Suite 350, Cleveland, Ohio
| (Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (216) 464-8400
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|Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.|
|Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|Exhibit 99.1 Press Release|
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
On July 15, 2005, Tab A. Keplinger, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, resigned his position, effective August 1, 2005. The Company appointed Curtis Witchey, age 43, as Controller and acting Chief Financial Officer on July 18, 2005. Prior to this appointment, Witchey worked as an independent financial consultant for Five Star Technologies, an early stage nanotech manufacturer, from 2004 to 2005. Witchey was the controller for Glastic Corporation in 2004 and for ComparisonMarket, Inc. from 2001 to 2003.
The Company issued a press release announcing Keplingers resignation and Witcheys appointment, which press release is attached as an exhibit to this Report.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|(a)||Financial statements of businesses acquired.|
|(b)||Pro forma financial information|
|99.1||Press Release dated July 21, 2005.|
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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.
|BRANTLEY CAPITAL CORPORATION
|By:||/s/ Robert P. Pinkas|
|Robert P. Pinkas|
|Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer|
Dated: July 21, 2005
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