Bank OZK News & Insights Blog

05 Nov 2018

Huge Turnout for NYPL’s Financial Planning Day, Sponsored by Bank OZK

From left: Kevin Beauparlant, Michael Watts, Lasha Marshall, Tanya Shpiniova, Minnie Mills, Carlos Bernabe, and Martin Ball On October 26, the New York Public Library held Financial Planning Day at their Science, Industry, and Business Library, sponsored by Bank OZK. Over 500 New Yorkers took advantage of the myriad of resources available to educate themselves […]

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01 Nov 2018

Bank OZK Recognized for More than $10 Million to Community Investment

FHLB Dallas awarded Bank OZK with the 2018 CARE Award for its commitment to community investment at the FHLB Dallas Annual Conference last week. From left: Sanjay Bhasin, president and CEO, FHLB Dallas; Amanda Hooks, CRA Analyst II, Bank OZK; Penny King, Community Development Officer, Bank OZK; Angela Hudson, Director of Community Responsibility, Bank OZK; […]

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25 Oct 2018

OZK Labs Is Turning Heads in the Press

OZK Labs has been hard at work developing technologies to empower our bankers and customers, thanks to our innovative team in St. Petersburg, Florida and the leadership of Labs President Marcio deOliveira. In a recent article published in the Florida Business Observer, managing editor Mark Gordon spotlighted Labs and how the team is focused on […]

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24 Oct 2018

Bank OZK’s Minnie Mills to Present at New York Public Library’s Financial Planning Day

On October 26, from 10am to 5pm, The New York Public Library is hosting Financial Planning Day, to educate attendees in financial literacy while looking to the future. Bank OZK is proud to sponsor and lend our support! Our own Minnie Mills, Bank OZK’s Chief Investment Officer, will lead a presentation called Maintaining Focus on […]

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18 Oct 2018

Bank OZK Announces Third Quarter 2018 Earnings

Today, Bank OZK announced that net income for the third quarter of 2018 was $74.2 million, a 22.7% decrease from the third quarter of 2017. George Gleason, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “While our third quarter results did not meet our usual high standards for performance, we are very pleased with the continued enhancement of […]

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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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