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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): September 26, 2022 (September 21, 2022)
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1055 Wilshire Blvd., 12th floor, Los Angeles, California
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Item 4.01. Changes in Registrants Certifying Accountant
On September 21, 2022, the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors of RBB Bancorp (the “Company”) approved the engagement of Crowe LLP (“Crowe”), a national independent registered public accounting firm, as the Company’s new independent registered public accounting firm effective immediately for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022. The Company’s appointment is subject to final client acceptance procedures by Crowe. 
During the fiscal years ended December 31, 2021 and 2020, and through September 21, 2022, neither the Company, nor anyone on its behalf, consulted with Crowe regarding: (i) either the application of accounting principles to a specific transaction, either completed or proposed, or the type of audit opinion that might be rendered on the Company’s financial statements, or (ii) any matter that was the subject of a “disagreement” (as that term is defined in Item 304(a)(1)(iv) of Regulation S-K and the related instructions) or a “reportable event” (as that term is defined in Item 304(a)(1)(v) of Regulation S-K).
The Company had previously announced the dismissal of Eide Bailey LLP in a Form 8-K filed on August 18, 2022. 

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 hereunto duly authorized.
Date: September 26, 2022
/s/ David Morris
David Morris
    Interim President and Chief Executive Officer
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer