Bank OZK News & Insights

08 Jun 2020

A Message from Our Chairman on Diversity, Inclusion and Equality

I have long believed that our highly talented and diverse workforce is one of Bank OZK’s greatest strengths.  This strength, combined with the incredible diversity of our customer base, our communities and our board of directors, contributes to our Bank’s success. Recent events throughout our country have jolted us as a nation.  The tragic and […]

18 May 2020

Bank OZK Contributes $220,000 to 25 Food Banks in Eight States

Bank OZK is supporting 25 food banks in communities Bank OZK serves across the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and New York. “The COVID-19 pandemic has affected public health and the economic livelihood of so many in our communities. Bank OZK is directing resources to 25 community food banks […]

06 May 2020

Commercial Observer: Everything’s A-OZK

Commercial Observer, the leading commercial real estate media company, features Bank OZK on the cover of this week’s print magazine and website with the story, “A-OZK: George Gleason’s Bank is Well-Positioned to Weather a Downturn.” The in-depth feature looks at Bank OZK’s position as the preeminent construction lender of marquee commercial real estate properties across […]

23 Apr 2020

Bank OZK Announces First Quarter 2020 Earnings

Bank OZK today announced first quarter 2020 earnings. Chairman and CEO George Gleason commented, “During the first quarter of 2020, we continued our long-standing focus on our team members, meeting the needs of our customers, serving the communities in which we operate and delivering favorable returns for our shareholders.  As we navigate the various challenges […]

20 Apr 2020

Economic Impact Payments

With the recent issuance of Coronavirus Economic Impact Payments, tactics of cybercriminals are on the rise! Cybercriminals are using the coronavirus crisis to prey on people and attempt to trick them into giving their account login information, bank account numbers and other personal information that could be used to defraud an account. Be mindful of […]

06 Apr 2020

During these uncertain times, you can count on this; Bank OZK is rock solid and here for you. Bank OZK is the #1 capitalized major bank in the United States. Our strong capital base reinforces the safety of our bank and your deposits. We have purposely grown this capital base to support our customers and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]