Hawthorn Bancshares Announces Results of 2013 Annual Meeting

  Hawthorn Bancshares Announces Results of 2013 Annual Meeting

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- June 6, 2013

The Board of Directors of Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: HWBK) announced
that at the Company’s June 4, 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Kevin L.
Riley and David T. Turner were re-elected as Class III directors to serve
three-year terms expiring 2016.

Mr. Riley has served as Director of Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc. since 1995 and
is currently co-owner of two automobile dealerships in Jefferson City, MO. Mr.
Turner has served as Director since 1997 and as President of the Company since
2002 and as chairman and chief executive officer since 2011.

Other members of the 6 member board include Charles G. Dudenhoeffer, Jr.,
Philip D. Freeman, James E. Smith and Gus S. Wetzel, II. The Company’s
advisory directorate is composed of Harold G. Butzer, David R. Goller, James
R. Loyd and Julius F. Wall.

Shareholders also approved ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the
Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year
ending December 31, 2013, and the shareholder advisory vote on executive pay.

About Hawthorn Bancshares

Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc., a financial-bank holding company headquartered in
Jefferson City, Missouri, is the parent company of Hawthorn Bank of Jefferson
City, Missouri with additional Missouri locations in Lee's Summit,
Springfield, Branson, Independence, Liberty, Raymore, Columbia, Clinton,
Windsor, Collins, Osceola, Warsaw, Belton, Drexel, Harrisonville, California,
and St. Robert.

Statements made in this press release that suggest Hawthorn Bancshares' or
management's intentions, hopes, beliefs, expectations, or predictions of the
future include "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E
of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. It is important to
note that actual results could differ materially from those projected in such
forward-looking statements. Additional information concerning factors that
could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in such
forward-looking statements is contained from time to time in the company's
quarterly and annual reports filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission.

Contact:

Hawthorn Bancshares
Kathleen Bruegenhemke, 573-761-6100
Senior Vice President, Investor Relations
Fax: 573-761-6272
www.HawthornBancshares.com
 
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