Bank OZK News & Insights Blog

16 Jan 2020

Bank OZK Announces Record 2019 Earnings

Bank OZK today announced record full year 2019 earnings. Chairman and CEO George Gleason commented, “We are very pleased to have achieved record net income of $425.9 million in 2019 and a 1.87% return on average assets. Our strong credit culture and consistent discipline have been important ingredients in our long-term success, and we are […]

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07 Jan 2020

North Georgia teammates help 2,000 children in their community enjoy the holidays

Members of Bank OZK’s North Georgia market helped The Place of Forsyth County Holiday House provide toys, gifts, and more to 2,000 less fortunate children in their community. The Place’s Holiday House assists families by providing presents for children who otherwise might go without gifts. The community donates toys, bicycles and other gifts, and parents […]

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18 Dec 2019

MONEY® names Bank OZK “Best Bank in the South”

When you apply strong values with innovation and extraordinary customer care, the nation tends to notice. For its annual Best Bank rankings, MONEY® reviewed more than 235 financial institutions in search of banks offering the perfect mix of personal and online services. The renowned finance influencer graded each bank on competitive checking and savings account […]

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11 Dec 2019

Bank OZK Plans Significant Solar Energy Investment, New Headquarters to be Fully Solar Powered

Bank OZK is going solar, in a big way! We are investing in a new solar power plant to supply 100 percent of the electricity to be consumed at our new corporate headquarters and up to 40 other Arkansas banking locations. We are pleased to be at the forefront of our industry as we make […]

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09 Dec 2019

Bank OZK Expands in Atlanta Market

Bank OZK is looking forward to helping another community succeed as it expands its footprint in Greater Atlanta with a newly constructed branch in East Point. The 4,102-square-foot, full-service facility has four offices, two lobby teller stations, two drive-through lanes, a drive-through ATM, and safe deposit boxes. The branch features special environmental elements, including LED […]

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26 Nov 2019

Bank OZK’s Winder, Ga., Branches Donate 30,000 Pounds of Thanksgiving Groceries

On November 21, team members from our Winder, Ga., branches gave away 30,000 pounds of Thanksgiving treats and fixings to those in need in their community. It’s a show of gratitude that has occurred for the past 11 years. In 2008, eight team members joined forces to personally sponsor the Barrow County Cooperative Benevolence Ministries’ […]

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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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