Bank OZK News & Insights

25 Mar 2020

Phishing Emails and COVID-19

During times of panic, such as during a natural disaster or in the current situation with COVID-19, cybercriminals use phishing and other tactics to prey on individuals and attempt to obtain confidential information or install malicious software. Phishing emails continue to be the easiest way for a cybercriminal to trick you into providing credentials, account […]

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21 Feb 2020

Send and Receive Money Easily with Zelle®

Did you know Bank OZK has partnered with Zelle® to provide our customers with a fast, safe and easy way to send and receive money with friends, family and others you trust – right through our mobile and online banking services? Zelle offers the convenience and security of sending money to or receiving money from […]

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29 Jan 2020

Arkansas Money & Politics names George Gleason a 2020 top influencer

Arkansas Money & Politics magazine has named Bank OZK Chairman and CEO George Gleason one of Arkansas’ top influencers in 2020. The publication named 25 individuals, who “are changing the face of our state in the decisions they make, the roles they take on and the inspiration they provide,” to its first edition of Arkansas […]

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28 Jan 2020

Bank OZK donates $3.5 million to fund 503 scholarships

Bank OZK has made an investment in the future by donating $3.5 million to Step Up For Students, a nonprofit scholarship funding organization in Florida. The gift will provide 503 schoolchildren in Florida the option to go to the K-12 school that best meets their academic needs. The funds have been allocated to 10 counties […]

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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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07 Jan 2020

North Georgia teammates help 2,000 children in their community enjoy the holidays

Members of Bank OZK’s North Georgia market helped The Place of Forsyth County Holiday House provide toys, gifts, and more to 2,000 less fortunate children in their community. The Place’s Holiday House assists families by providing presents for children who otherwise might go without gifts. The community donates toys, bicycles and other gifts, and parents […]

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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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09 Dec 2019

Bank OZK Expands in Atlanta Market

Bank OZK is looking forward to helping another community succeed as it expands its footprint in Greater Atlanta with a newly constructed branch in East Point. The 4,102-square-foot, full-service facility has four offices, two lobby teller stations, two drive-through lanes, a drive-through ATM, and safe deposit boxes. The branch features special environmental elements, including LED […]

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26 Nov 2019

Bank OZK’s Winder, Ga., Branches Donate 30,000 Pounds of Thanksgiving Groceries

On November 21, team members from our Winder, Ga., branches gave away 30,000 pounds of Thanksgiving treats and fixings to those in need in their community. It’s a show of gratitude that has occurred for the past 11 years. In 2008, eight team members joined forces to personally sponsor the Barrow County Cooperative Benevolence Ministries’ […]

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12 Nov 2019

The Commercial Observer names Richard Smith one of the 20 Most Influential Lenders in New York City

The Commercial Observer, one of the nation’s leading commercial real estate publications, has named Richard Smith, Managing Director of Originations for Bank OZK’s Real Estate Specialties Group (RESG) New York Office, one of the 20 most influential lenders in New York City in its inaugural Lenders Issue. In the story, Smith spoke to RESG’s competitive […]

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01 Nov 2019

Online & Mobile Banking Scheduled Maintenance

Due to SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE our customers may experience intermittent functionality of online and mobile banking from 7 p.m. CT Nov. 2 to 7 a.m. CT Nov. 4. Please accept our apologies for this planned maintenance. Member FDIC.

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