SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
 
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Chipman Kristy

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1030 W. CANTON AVE. STE 100

(Street)
WINTER PARK FL 32789

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
11/30/2020
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Ruths Hospitality Group, Inc. [ RUTH ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
See Remarks
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
Remarks:
EVP, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTING OFFICER Exhibit List Exhibit 24 - Power of Attorney
No securities are beneficially owned.
/s/ Marcy Norwood Lynch, under Power of Attorney 12/02/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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                               POWER OF ATTORNEY

     KNOW ALL BY THESE PRESENTS, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and
appoints each of Marcy N. Lynch and Susan Mirdamadi, signing singly, and their
successors in office and designees, the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-
in-fact to: (i) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the
undersigned's capacity as an officer and/or director and/or owner of greater
than 10% of the outstanding Common Stock of Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc., a
Delaware corporation (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance with
Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder;
and any other forms or reports the undersigned may be required to file in
connection with the undersigned's ownership, acquisition or disposition of
securities of the Company; (ii) do and perform any and all acts for and on
behalf of the undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete and
execute any such Form 3, 4 or 5 or other form or report and any amendments
thereto and timely file such form with the United States Securities and Exchange
Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority; and (iii) take any other
action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the
opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of,
or legally required by, the undersigned, it being understood that the documents
executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this
Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and
conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact's
discretion.

     The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and
authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite,
necessary or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers
herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or
could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation,
hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact or such attorney-
in- fact's substitute or substitutes shall lawfully do or cause to be done by
virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein granted.  The
undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in
such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the
Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with
Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

     This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with respect to the
undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company,
unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the
foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

     IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of this 1st day of December, 2020.


                                            Kristy Chipman
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                                    Kristy Chipman