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17 Nov 2021

Bank OZK Chairman, CEO George G. Gleason Named to 2022 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

Bank OZK is delighted to share that George G. Gleason, Chairman and CEO, has been named by the Sam M. Walton College of Business and the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame* Board to the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame class of 2022. Mr. Gleason will be inducted into the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame and […]

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09 Nov 2021

Jim Lyons Brings Decades of Expertise to Bank OZK as Managing Director, Equipment Finance and Capital Solutions Group

Bank OZK is pleased to announce the hiring of Jim Lyons as Managing Director, Equipment Finance and Capital Solutions Group. In this new position, Lyons will lead the group’s trajectory and help to provide a full array of equipment-oriented solutions, including equipment finance and lease structures. Prior to Bank OZK, Lyons worked for several prominent […]

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01 Nov 2021

Check Your Charges: Don’t let unusual spending go unnoticed

It can happen right under your nose. Bit by bit, a fraudster could be assuming your identity and chipping away at your bank accounts, applying charges that don’t raise an alarm. Then, suddenly, you notice that your balance is significantly smaller than expected. You’ve been scammed! Online scammers may be vicious, but they’re not dummies. […]

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27 Oct 2021

Cholmondeley and Cole Named as Savoy’s Most Influential Black Corporate Directors

Two members of our Board of Directors, Paula Cholmondeley and Beverly Cole have been named as Savoy’s Most Influential Black Corporate Directors. As the leading business magazine reporting on African American success and achievement, Savoy’s Most Influential Black Corporate directory is a prestigious listing of executives, influencers, and achievers active on the boards of the […]

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21 Oct 2021

Bank OZK Reports Third Quarter 2021 Earnings

Bank OZK is pleased to report third quarter 2021 net income of $130.3 million and diluted earnings per common share of $1.00. Highlights of the quarter include: Strong Net Income. Our $130.3 million of net income and our $1.00 of diluted earnings per common share for the quarter just ended were among our best quarterly […]

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28 Jul 2021

Bank OZK Breaks Ground on Solar Power Plant

Bank OZK is committed to a strong future for our customers—and for the world. That’s why we are proud to lead the industry by investing in sustainability initiatives. We recently broke ground on a 11,000-panel solar power plant in Arkansas, which will supply 100 percent of the electricity needed for our corporate headquarters and up […]

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22 Jul 2021

Bank OZK Announces Record Second Quarter Net Income

Bank OZK is pleased to report record second quarter 2021 earnings. Highlights of the quarter are as follows: Record Net Income. Our $150.5 million of net income and our $1.16 of diluted earnings per common share for the quarter just ended were both our best quarterly results ever. Record Net Interest Income and Improvement in Core […]

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12 May 2021

Environmental, Social and Governance Report Highlights Core Values

Bank OZK is pleased to share our 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report outlining Bank OZK’s history and core values; our response to the COVID-19 pandemic; how we ensure strong corporate governance; our investments in our employees, customers and communities; and our focus on the environment. 2020 was a year like no other for […]

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05 May 2021

Bank OZK Leaders Named Most Important Commercial Real Estate Finance Professionals

Commercial Observer, a leading commercial real estate publication, has recognized four Bank OZK executives among the most important commercial real estate finance professionals in the U.S. This marks the fifth consecutive year Commercial Observer has named Bank OZK leaders to their Power Finance roll. Chairman and CEO George Gleason, Real Estate Specialties Group (RESG) President and […]

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26 Apr 2021

Forbes Names Bank OZK to 2021 World’s Best Banks

For the third consecutive year, Forbes has named Bank OZK to the World’s Best Banks. Banks around the globe were rated on key attributes including financial advice, trustworthiness, customer service, digital services, and terms and conditions. 2021 marks the third year Forbes has published the list of best banks in the world, and we’ve earned a […]

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22 Apr 2021

Bank OZK Announces Record 1st Quarter Net Income

Bank OZK is pleased to report record first quarter 2021 earnings. Highlights Record Net Income. Our $148.4 million of net income for the quarter just ended was our best quarterly net income ever, and our diluted earnings per common share of $1.14 for the quarter matched our best ever. Solid Net Interest Income and Improved […]

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16 Mar 2021

Bank OZK Approved to Move Forward with Significant Solar Energy Investment

Bank OZK has received regulatory approval to proceed with our $6 million investment in clean, solar energy. Our solar power plant will supply 100 percent of the electricity 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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