News & Insights BlogSusan Blair

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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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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19 Apr 2018

We’ve Been Named the Top Performing Bank in Our Asset Size for the Eighth Year Running!

We are excited to announce that Bank of the Ozarks has been named the nation’s best performing bank in our asset size category by S&P Global Market Intelligence ranking of regional banks for 2017. This marks the 12th time we’ve received a “Top Performing” honor in the past 8 years by multiple publications including S&P […]

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12 Apr 2018

Bank of the Ozarks Announces First Quarter 2018 Earnings

Today, Bank of the Ozarks  announced earnings for the first quarter of 2018 net income was $113.1 million, a 26.9% increase from $89.2 million for the first quarter of 2017. George Gleason, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “We are very pleased to report our excellent results for the first quarter of 2018, including record net […]

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15 Mar 2018

Coming Soon: Bank OZK

Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ: OZRK) announced today that it intends to change its name to Bank OZK as part of a strategic rebranding.  The bank has proposed the name change in its proxy materials for the 2018 annual meeting of shareholders to be held on May 7, 2018. Bank of the Ozarks’ presence and […]

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08 Mar 2018

OZRK Labs Named Best Fintech to Work for by American Banker for 2018

This week, OZRK Labs, a division of Bank of the Ozarks, was named 1 of the 20 best Fintechs to work for by American Banker. Located in St Petersburg, Florida, OZRK Labs plays an integral strategic role developing next generation tools that make banking convenient, fun and secure. It is a full-fledged technology laboratory within […]

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06 Feb 2018

Powerful Fraud Protection When You Pay Online

  Your Bank of the Ozarks Visa Debit Card Builds Confidence and Peace of Mind Whether you’re shopping online at home or on-the-go, your Bank of the Ozarks Debit Card is the ideal way to pay. It provides powerful protection against unauthorized transactions. So you can pay with confidence from anywhere and you know your purchase […]

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Your Visa Debit Card is the Perfect Way to Pay for Every Little Thing

Whatever you need, Visa Debit is a great way to pay. Nothing’s too small for your Bank of the Ozarks Visa Debit Card. It’s the perfect way to pay and it’s already in your wallet. From the donut shop to the dime store, you can use your debit card at millions of places that accept […]

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16 Jan 2018

Bank of the Ozarks Announces Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Earnings

Bank of the Ozarks  announced in the press release that net income for the fourth quarter of 2017 was a record $146.2 million, a 66.5% increase from $87.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2016. For the full year of 2017, net income was a record $421.9 million, a 56.3% increase from net income of […]

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12 Jan 2018

Keep Tabs on Your Debit Card with CardValet

Save time and gain peace of mind knowing you can control the cards in your wallet with the phone in your pocket. CardValet protects your card against fraud and allows you to track spending from your mobile phone. Get instant alerts whenever your card is used, customized according to your preferences. Freeze your card if […]

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10 Jan 2018

No Cash, No Card, No Problem! Say Hello to CardFree Cash

Get cash from an ATM even without your Bank of the Ozarks debit card?  If that sounds like something from the future, the future is here. CardFree Cash makes it easier than ever to access your money – even without your debit card. Many of us, at one time or another have experienced the headache […]

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