Bank OZK News & Insights Blog

12 Nov 2019

The Commercial Observer names Richard Smith one of the 20 Most Influential Lenders in New York City

The Commercial Observer, one of the nation’s leading commercial real estate publications, has named Richard Smith, Managing Director of Originations for Bank OZK’s Real Estate Specialties Group (RESG) New York Office, one of the 20 most influential lenders in New York City in its inaugural Lenders Issue. In the story, Smith spoke to RESG’s competitive […]

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01 Nov 2019

Online & Mobile Banking Scheduled Maintenance

Due to SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE our customers may experience intermittent functionality of online and mobile banking from 7 p.m. CT Nov. 2 to 7 a.m. CT Nov. 4. Please accept our apologies for this planned maintenance. Member FDIC.

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28 Oct 2019

Protect your personal information when banking online

Laptops, tablets, and smart phones provide the convenience of accessing the internet right in the palm of the hand. One of the major benefits of this technology allows banking on the go, including: checking balances, transferring funds, paying bills and making mobile deposits. Bank OZK uses the latest industry technology and has substantial security measures […]

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24 Oct 2019

Protect your business against ransomware

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that infects and restricts access to a computer until a ransom is paid. Although there are other methods of delivery, ransomware is frequently delivered through phishing or business email compromise (BEC) scams. According to the FBI, the scam typically starts with a spoofed email or text from a […]

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21 Oct 2019

Be smart; don’t fall prey to phishing scams

Phishing is a scam employed by cybercriminals to trick you into providing them with personal information that could be used to steal your identity. Bank OZK will never ask you for sensitive information via email or during a telephone conversation you did not initiate or request. Phishing scams usually work like this: You receive an […]

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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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