Bank OZK News & Insights Blog

24 Sep 2018

Bank OZK Contributes $250,000 to Higgins General Hospital in Bremen, Georgia

Bank OZK participated in the Georgia Rural Hospital Tax Credit program, facilitated by Georgia HEART. The program supports healthcare throughout the state by encouraging taxpayers to learn about the many challenges rural hospitals face and give them an opportunity to contribute, ensuring access to quality care for all Georgians. David Price, Bank OZK West Georgia […]

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04 Sep 2018

Bank OZK Contributes $50,000 to Union General Hospital in Blairsville, Georgia

Bank OZK  has announced a $50,000 contribution to Union General Hospital in Blairsville, Georgia. Jason Karnes, Bank OZK Market President stated: Bank OZK recognizes the value Union General Hospital provides to our community. The high-quality healthcare for which they are known is essential to the economic vitality of Union County. Providing our residents access to […]

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30 Aug 2018

Bank OZK Contributes $50,000 to Memorial Hospital and Manor in Bainbridge, Georgia

Bank OZK  has announced a $50,000 contribution to Memorial Hospital and Manor in Bainbridge, Georgia. Frank Posey, Bank OZK South Georgia/East Alabama Division President stated: Bank OZK recognizes the value Memorial Hospital provides to our community. The high-quality healthcare for which they are known is essential to the economic vitality of Decatur County. Providing our […]

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15 Aug 2018

Bank OZK Elects Beverly Cole and Steven Sadoff to the Board

Last Friday we announced that our Board of Directors elected Beverly Cole and Steven Sadoff to join the Board. Ms. Cole will serve on the Board’s Risk Committee and its CRA and Fair Lending Committee, and Mr. Sadoff will serve on the Board’s Risk Committee and its Information Systems Steering Committee. The appointment of Ms. Cole […]

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25 Jul 2018

Behind the Scenes Look at Our Brand Transformation

The video below got us all pretty excited as we follow the forging of new Bank OZK signs even as we forge boldly ahead into the future! A special shout out to Sign Art of Charlotte, NC who is doing the amazing sign building work.

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24 Jul 2018

Bank OZK Welcomes Gordon Chang as Director of Machine Learning and Product Innovation

We’re excited to welcome Gordon Chang as Director of Machine Learning and Product Innovation at OZK Labs. In his new role, Gordon will lead AI and machine learning strategy, leveraging data and the development of algorithms to create unparalleled customer experiences. Gordon previously served as the Product Manager for Bing Ads Platform, AI and Research […]

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16 Jul 2018

Watch the Nasdaq Behind the Bell Interview with our Chairman and CEO, George Gleason

Bank OZK Chairman and CEO George Gleason sat down this morning with Nasdaq’s David Wicks after Mr. Gleason and Bank OZK employees rang the opening bell in celebration of our new name. In the interview, Mr. Gleason and David Wicks talk about the Bank’s rich history, the evolution the Bank has undergone since we first […]

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It’s Official! Welcome to Bank OZK

 Welcome to Bank OZK. We’ve already unveiled our new logo, but today, everything becomes official as we transition from Bank of the Ozarks to Bank OZK. There’ll be no interruptions or gaps in our service, so don’t fret. Just sit back and enjoy our new look and feel. Bank OZK Chairman and Chief Executive […]

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13 Jul 2018

Bank of the Ozarks Announces Second Quarter 2018 Earnings

On July 11, 2018, Bank of the Ozarks reported that net income for the second quarter of 2018 was $114.8 million, a 26.8% increase from the second quarter of 2017. Diluted earnings per common share for the second quarter of 2018 were $0.89, a 21.9% increase from the second quarter of 2017. George Gleason, Chairman […]

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28 Jun 2018

Bank OZK: A New Logo for a New Name

Welcome to your first look at the new Bank OZK logo! New look, same commitment to you. We’re excited to reveal our new logo and share news about the name change coming your way on July 16, 2018. Our new name reflects both our heritage and dedication to building community and digital experiences to help […]

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11 Jun 2018

Check Out the New Mural at Our Miami Wynwood Branch

Earlier this month, St. Petersburg artist and muralist extraordinaire, Chad Mize, filled the big wall at our Wynwood (Miami, FL) branch with a wonderful abstract color blast. Wynwood is an art district that showcases the work of some of the world’s best-known street artists and we’re excited to become a part of this “outdoor museum.” […]

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01 May 2018

Bank of the Ozarks Leaders Ranked #17 Among 50 Most Important Figures of Commercial Real Estate Finance

The Commercial Observer, a leading commercial real estate publication, has recognized four leaders from Bank of the Ozarks’ Real Estate Specialties Group (RESG) among the 50 most important figures of commercial real estate finance. This marks the second year in a row that Bank of the Ozarks team members have been featured in this list. […]

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