Bank OZK News & Insights Blog

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 […]

13 Jul 2018

Bank of the Ozarks Announces Second Quarter 2018 Earnings

On July 11, 2018, Bank of the Ozarks reported that net income for the second quarter of 2018 was $114.8 million, a 26.8% increase from the second quarter of 2017. Diluted earnings per common share for the second quarter of 2018 were $0.89, a 21.9% increase from the second quarter of 2017. George Gleason, Chairman […]

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.” […]

01 May 2018

Bank of the Ozarks Leaders Ranked #17 Among 50 Most Important Figures of Commercial Real Estate Finance

The Commercial Observer, a leading commercial real estate publication, has recognized four leaders from Bank of the Ozarks’ Real Estate Specialties Group (RESG) among the 50 most important figures of commercial real estate finance. This marks the second year in a row that Bank of the Ozarks team members have been featured in this list. […]

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 […]

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 […]