Bank OZK News & Insights Blog

17 Oct 2019

Top 10 Cybersecurity Tips for Businesses

Bank OZK works diligently to protect our valued customers’ information and assets. We want to ensure your online privacy & security. Bank OZK’s cybersecurity experts recommend the following tips to help secure your business from cyberattack. If you believe you are a victim of fraud or the recipient of suspicious communication, let us know immediately […]

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14 Oct 2019

Protect yourself against identity theft

More than 27 million Americans have experienced identity theft, and that number is growing every year. Bank OZK uses the latest industry technology and has substantial security measures in place to protect your personal information and accounts, but there are many things you can do to protect yourself against identity theft, including: Do not share […]

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10 Oct 2019

Keep your business safe with these cybersecurity tools and resources

More than half of Americans either own or work for one of the 30 million small businesses in the United States that play a key role in the nation’s economy. While many small businesses often don’t consider themselves targets for cyberattacks they have valuable information cybercriminals seek, including employee and customer data, bank account information […]

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08 Oct 2019

Bank OZK Wants to Ensure Your Online Privacy & Security

Protecting the privacy and security of your financial information is priority at Bank OZK. We may alert you of suspicious activity on your account via email or text message but will never request that you click a link or provide or verify your Online Banking User ID and Password, Social Security Number, Debit Card, PINs […]

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04 Oct 2019

Julie Cripe Recognized as One of Houston Business Journal’s 2019 Women Who Mean Business

Julie Cripe has been instrumental in launching Bank OZK Government Guaranteed Lending (GGL) Division. She has assembled a team of some of the top SBA and government guaranteed experts in the country – all working to give small businesses better access to capital. The Division saw a 100 percent increase in loans over the previous […]

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02 Oct 2019

Jumping In to Save a Life

Some banks have lollipops. Some have stickers. Bank OZK has a lifesaver. Summer Nelson Pitts, Loan Operations Specialist II at OZK Bank’s Operations Center in Ozark, Ark., likes to escape to a nearby park along the Arkansas River to exercise and enjoy its serenity during her lunch break. On July 30, she diverted from her […]

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30 Sep 2019

How to Use Your Money to Create a Better World

Last year, Bank OZK launched Sustainable World Investments, an investment offering committed to fostering a healthier, more socially-conscious planet. Our experts can help you drive positive social and environmental change through your investments. Socially-conscious investments aren’t mutually exclusive with economically competitive ones. If you want an investment portfolio tailored to creating a cleaner, healthier environment with […]

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27 Aug 2019

Bank OZK Executive David Edwards: Banking on Communities

David Edwards, Regional Director of Community Banking for Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina is featured in the August issue of West Georgia Woman magazine. This feature story highlights his upbringing as a boy scout, his joyful family life, and his outstanding 34-year banking career. The article also details Bank OZK’s values, how David […]

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21 Aug 2019

Carmen McClennon Leads Marketing, Consumer Banking Strategy and Design at Bank OZK

Bank OZK has hired Carmen McClennon for its newly created role of Executive Vice President, Director of Marketing and Consumer Strategies. McClennon will lead consumer banking strategy and design at Bank OZK, as the Bank looks to advance this key market segment. Additionally, she will oversee all aspects of the Bank’s brand and business line […]

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01 Jul 2019

Bank OZK’s Alan Randolph Honored at 2019 “Business of Pride” Awards

On June 6th, New York/Florida Regional Director of Community Banking Alan Randolph was among this year’s “Business of Pride” honorees. These awards, provided by the South Florida Business Journal at a celebration in Miami’s Epic Hotel, honor LGBTQ+ executives. Recipients like Alan are recognized for excelling in business, as well as advocating for the LGBTQ+ […]

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10 Jun 2019

Taking A Puppy Break With Bank OZK

On May 16th, Bank OZK Association Services introduced the bank to community association professionals throughout the US at the 2019 Community Associations Institute (CAI) Annual Conference and Exposition in Orlando, Florida. With more than 3,000 community association professionals in attendance, this was a unique way to draw attention to the Bank OZK Association Services products. […]

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31 May 2019

Bank OZK Offers Assistance to Customers and Communities Impacted by Historic Flooding

Bank OZK recognizes many of our communities are impacted by the historic flooding in Arkansas. To assist those affected, we implemented a Disaster Relief Payment Deferral Program. This program allows for deferred interest and short-term payment extensions to borrowers impacted by the flooding. For more information, and to request extensions, borrowers should contact their Bank […]

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