Bank OZK News & Insights Blog

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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28 May 2019

Are You A Socially Conscious Investor?

In 2018, Bank OZK launched Sustainable World Investments, an investment offering committed to fostering a healthier, more socially-conscious planet. In the conversation below, SVP Trust Investment Officer Michelle Garey illustrates what makes their strategy exciting for investors. Interviewer: What is Sustainable World Investments? Michelle Garey, Bank OZK SVP Trust Investment Officer: Investing with a commitment […]

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14 May 2019

Bank OZK: Big on Community Banking

Bank OZK’s unique blend of bankers with deep financial expertise, leading-edge innovative banking solutions and a strategy of fostering strong communities is making news. Ken Ronecker, Bank OZK’s Tampa Bay and North Florida President, was featured in a Tampa Bay Business Journal story where he reveals expansive plans. Tampa Bay is one of the many […]

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09 May 2019

Our New Little Rock Headquarters Is Looking Great

Our new headquarters is currently under construction, and as you can see from this footage, it’s looking great. Bank OZK’s own Eric Digsby, a whiz with a drone and our multi-market facilities manager, shot and edited the video himself. We’re looking forward to the official 2020 opening!

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08 May 2019

The Financial Brand Provides Inside Look into OZK Labs

Bank OZK’s success in blending our great people with great technology continues to gain national recognition. The Financial Brand takes an extensive look inside OZK Labs, our in-house fintech, in a feature story here. “By leveraging data to understand more about how to better serve our customers and provide insights to our bankers, then Bank […]

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30 Apr 2019

Bank OZK Supports the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York

From left: Bank OZK’s Michael Watts, Katherine Delgado, Lasha Marshall, Martin Ball, Kevin Beauparlant, and Larry McElroen Bank OZK’s New York team joined the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York (NPCC) on March 28th for their annual member dinner. A great time was had by all, and a number of important issues were discussed and […]

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18 Apr 2019

Bank OZK Launches Sustainable World Investments

Spring is here! Maybe you’re teaching your children about reducing, reusing, and recycling. You may volunteer to clean up your local parks. Perhaps you’re even considering installing solar panels in your home. We love seeing people help their communities. We’re a community bank by heritage. Those roots inform the way we operate, even with all […]

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17 Apr 2019

Bank OZK Announces First Quarter 2019 Earnings

Bank OZK today announced that net income for the first quarter of 2019 was $110.7 million. George Gleason, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “We are pleased with our first quarter results.  Our $110.7 million net income, 1.99% annualized return on average assets, 4.53% net interest margin and 38.5% efficiency ratio provide an excellent start […]

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15 Apr 2019

Bank OZK Sponsors Boardroom at CoCoTiv Coworking

Bank OZK has sponsored the new CoCoTiv Coworking boardroom, located in Charlotte, North Carolina’s Montford Park community at 1515 Mockingbird Lane. The boardroom, with capacity for twenty seated guest around a board room table, has been named the Bank OZK Executive Boardroom. Bank OZK has a long commitment to helping local communities grow and thrive. […]

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