Bank OZK News & Insights Blog

13 Mar 2019

American Banker Names OZK Labs a Top Fintech to Work For

For the second consecutive year, American Banker named Bank OZK Innovation Labs a top company to work for in financial technology. Our Chief Operating Officer, Tyler Vance, said, “The highly skilled team at OZK Labs is creating better experiences for our customers and our bankers. Marcio deOliveira leads OZK Labs, where he’s developing next generation […]

05 Mar 2019

BUILDing Young Entrepreneurs with Bank OZK

Kevin Beauparlant, back center, with the talented team behind the winning pitch. From front left: Liz Kubert of VaynerMedia, Lisa Harap of VaynerMedia, winning students Halle and Endy from the High School of Innovation in Advertising and Media in Canarsie, Brooklyn, Deborah Mercado of Santander, Miles Pincus of Summer Ops, and Sarah Lee of KIPP […]

26 Feb 2019

Bank OZK Volunteers Support Fort Smith Marathon Through Cold And Rain

Bank OZK’s Fort Smith assistant branch manager Shavon McKown and Barbara Deal, branch manager of Bank OZK Fort Smith Rogers Avenue and Phoenix Avenue Arkansas River Valley Division President Don Keesee led a Bank OZK team to support the Fort Smith Marathon. This was the fifth year of Bank OZK’s involvement with the event. According […]

01 Feb 2019

Martha Boden’s Extraordinary Passion for People and Pets

You might be surprised that a leading Florida animal welfare executive considers herself in the people business. But that’s exactly how Martha Boden, Chief Executive Officer of SPCA Tampa Bay, describes her job. “People tend to think this work is about animals, but it’s really about people and how they intersect with animals,” says Boden. […]

25 Jan 2019

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17 Jan 2019

Bank OZK Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Earnings

Today, Bank OZK announced that net income for the fourth quarter of 2018 was $115.0 million and net income for the full year of 2018 was $417.1 million. George Gleason, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer stated: We had excellent fourth quarter results, achieving our most profitable quarter of the year with net income of $115.0 […]

14 Dec 2018

Bank OZK Recognized in Financial Brand’s “7 Institutions Taking Innovation to the Next Level”

  Bank OZK is honored to have our own OZK Labs named one of The Financial Brand’s 7 Institutions Taking Innovation to the Next Level. It’s yet another sign that our trailblazing St. Petersburg, Florida team is making waves in the financial technology world. The Financial Brand, an online publication that covers marketing and strategy […]

06 Dec 2018

Bank OZK Makes Forbes’ 2018 World’s Best Employers List

We are thrilled to be featured on Forbes’ “World’s Best Employers” list. Bank OZK has been ranked among the likes of Microsoft, General Mills, and Google as one of the 500 best companies to work for across the entire globe. This comes on the heels of Bank OZK’s OZK Labs division being voted one of […]

29 Nov 2018

Minnie Mills Was a Hit at New York Public Library’s Financial Planning Day

The New York Public Library’s Financial Planning Day was a huge success, thanks in part to Bank OZK’s sponsorship. A highlight of the event was a presentation by our Trust Investment Manager, Minnie Mills, called “Maintaining Focus on What Moves Markets.” The room was packed with New Yorkers eager to hear Minnie’s share her knowledge […]

22 Nov 2018

Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce Opens New Facility, With Help from Bank OZK Donation

On September 4, as over 200 supporters watched, the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce (BCBCC) celebrated the grand opening of its new facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the city of Beaufort, South Carolina. Bank OZK helped with the purchase of a 15,000 square foot facility, which features not only the primary offices for […]

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 […]

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; […]