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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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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.” […]

24 Apr 2018

Bank of the Ozarks to Construct Fourth Operations Building in Ozark, Arkansas and Add Jobs to Support Growth

Bank of the Ozarks will construct its fourth operations building in downtown Ozark, Arkansas and create as many as 133 new jobs in Ozark over the next five years. Plans for the new building and job growth in Ozark were announced April 19. Governor of Arkansas Asa Hutchinson, Arkansas Economic Development Commission (“AEDC”) Director Mike […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]