Bank OZK News & Insights Blog

01 Feb 2019

Martha Boden’s Extraordinary Passion for People and Pets

You might be surprised that a leading Florida animal welfare executive considers herself in the people business. But that’s exactly how Martha Boden, Chief Executive Officer of SPCA Tampa Bay, describes her job. “People tend to think this work is about animals, but it’s really about people and how they intersect with animals,” says Boden. […]

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25 Jan 2019

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17 Jan 2019

Bank OZK Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Earnings

Today, Bank OZK announced that net income for the fourth quarter of 2018 was $115.0 million and net income for the full year of 2018 was $417.1 million. George Gleason, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer stated: We had excellent fourth quarter results, achieving our most profitable quarter of the year with net income of $115.0 […]

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14 Dec 2018

Bank OZK Recognized in Financial Brand’s “7 Institutions Taking Innovation to the Next Level”

  Bank OZK is honored to have our own OZK Labs named one of The Financial Brand’s 7 Institutions Taking Innovation to the Next Level. It’s yet another sign that our trailblazing St. Petersburg, Florida team is making waves in the financial technology world. The Financial Brand, an online publication that covers marketing and strategy […]

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06 Dec 2018

Bank OZK Makes Forbes’ 2018 World’s Best Employers List

We are thrilled to be featured on Forbes’ “World’s Best Employers” list. Bank OZK has been ranked among the likes of Microsoft, General Mills, and Google as one of the 500 best companies to work for across the entire globe. This comes on the heels of Bank OZK’s OZK Labs division being voted one of […]

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29 Nov 2018

Minnie Mills Was a Hit at New York Public Library’s Financial Planning Day

The New York Public Library’s Financial Planning Day was a huge success, thanks in part to Bank OZK’s sponsorship. A highlight of the event was a presentation by our Trust Investment Manager, Minnie Mills, called “Maintaining Focus on What Moves Markets.” The room was packed with New Yorkers eager to hear Minnie’s share her knowledge […]

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22 Nov 2018

Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce Opens New Facility, With Help from Bank OZK Donation

On September 4, as over 200 supporters watched, the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce (BCBCC) celebrated the grand opening of its new facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the city of Beaufort, South Carolina. Bank OZK helped with the purchase of a 15,000 square foot facility, which features not only the primary offices for […]

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05 Nov 2018

Huge Turnout for NYPL’s Financial Planning Day, Sponsored by Bank OZK

From left: Kevin Beauparlant, Michael Watts, Lasha Marshall, Tanya Shpiniova, Minnie Mills, Carlos Bernabe, and Martin Ball On October 26, the New York Public Library held Financial Planning Day at their Science, Industry, and Business Library, sponsored by Bank OZK. Over 500 New Yorkers took advantage of the myriad of resources available to educate themselves […]

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01 Nov 2018

Bank OZK Recognized for More than $10 Million to Community Investment

FHLB Dallas awarded Bank OZK with the 2018 CARE Award for its commitment to community investment at the FHLB Dallas Annual Conference last week. From left: Sanjay Bhasin, president and CEO, FHLB Dallas; Amanda Hooks, CRA Analyst II, Bank OZK; Penny King, Community Development Officer, Bank OZK; Angela Hudson, Director of Community Responsibility, Bank OZK; […]

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25 Oct 2018

OZK Labs Is Turning Heads in the Press

OZK Labs has been hard at work developing technologies to empower our bankers and customers, thanks to our innovative team in St. Petersburg, Florida and the leadership of Labs President Marcio deOliveira. In a recent article published in the Florida Business Observer, managing editor Mark Gordon spotlighted Labs and how the team is focused on […]

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24 Oct 2018

Bank OZK’s Minnie Mills to Present at New York Public Library’s Financial Planning Day

On October 26, from 10am to 5pm, The New York Public Library is hosting Financial Planning Day, to educate attendees in financial literacy while looking to the future. Bank OZK is proud to sponsor and lend our support! Our own Minnie Mills, Bank OZK’s Chief Investment Officer, will lead a presentation called Maintaining Focus on […]

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18 Oct 2018

Bank OZK Announces Third Quarter 2018 Earnings

Today, Bank OZK announced that net income for the third quarter of 2018 was $74.2 million, a 22.7% decrease from the third quarter of 2017. George Gleason, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “While our third quarter results did not meet our usual high standards for performance, we are very pleased with the continued enhancement of […]

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