Bank of the Ozarks News & Insights Blog

16 Jan 2018

Bank of the Ozarks Announces Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Earnings

Bank of the Ozarks  announced in the press release that net income for the fourth quarter of 2017 was a record $146.2 million, a 66.5% increase from $87.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2016. For the full year of 2017, net income was a record $421.9 million, a 56.3% increase from net income of […]

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12 Jan 2018

Keep Tabs on Your Debit Card with CardValet

Save time and gain peace of mind knowing you can control the cards in your wallet with the phone in your pocket. Card Valet protects your card against fraud and allows you to track spending from your mobile phone. Get instant alerts whenever your card is used, customized according to your preferences. Freeze your card […]

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10 Jan 2018

No Cash, No Card, No Problem! Say Hello to CardFree Cash

Get cash from an ATM even without your Bank of the Ozarks debit card?  If that sounds like something from the future, the future is here. CardFree Cash makes it easier than ever to access your money – even without your debit card. Many of us, at one time or another have experienced the headache […]

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05 Jan 2018

Skip the Hassles of Resubmitting Your Debit Card Information

    Do you dread updating your card information when it expires or is reissued? Bank of the Ozarks takes the dread out of recurring debit card payments by handling it for you! When you receive a new debit card, we automatically link recurring payments and credits so you don’t have to enter your new […]

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02 Jan 2018

Bank of the Ozarks Announces Investment in Employees

Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ: OZRK) (the “Company”) announced today that the Personnel and Compensation Committee of its Board of Directors has approved the creation of an annual cash-based incentive bonus plan for hourly employees and certain other employees not currently covered by existing bonus plans.  Executive officers and other members of senior management are […]

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05 Dec 2017

Bank of the Ozarks Provides $50,000 to Accion in Florida for Small Businesses Hurt by Hurricane Irma

Bank of the Ozarks has awarded Accion in Florida a $50,000 grant to assist small businesses in Florida hurt by Hurricane Irma. The funds will be used to expedite loans, primarily to low-to-moderate-income small business owners in South, Central and North Florida where Hurricane Irma’s devastation was the greatest and where Accion has relief efforts […]

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10 Nov 2017

Bank of the Ozarks Named Best Bank in North Carolina by MONEY Magazine

Bank of the Ozarks has been selected by MONEY magazine as the best bank in North Carolina for 2017 according to the magazine’s annual Best Banks in America. Selections were made by the magazine based on fees, interest rates and account requirements for checking and savings accounts. MONEY compared more than 800 accounts and 18,000 data […]

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11 Oct 2017

Bank of the Ozarks Announces Record Third Quarter 2017 Income

Bank of the Ozarks announced that net income for the 3rd quarter of 2017 was a record $96.0 million, a 26.3% increase compared to the 3rd quarter of 2016. In the press release George Gleason, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer commented, “We are pleased to report another quarter of great results, including record net income […]

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10 Oct 2017

Bank of the Ozarks Board of Director Paula Cholmondeley Named Savoy Magazine 2017 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors

Paula Cholmondeley has been recognized by Savoy magazine as one of their 2017 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors.  Cholmondeley has served as a member of Bank of the Ozarks Board of Directors since May 2016 and serves on the Board’s Compensation Committee and CRA and Fair Lending Committee. The Savoy list recognizes African-American achievers, influencers and executives […]

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28 Sep 2017

Lance Sexton Joins Bank of the Ozarks as EVP, Regional Government Guaranteed Loan Specialist

Lance Sexton has joined Bank of the Ozarks as Executive Vice President, Regional Government Guaranteed Loan Specialist. He will be based at Bank of the Ozarks’ Springdale Office at 2773 West Sunset Avenue. Sexton has 30 years of experience in the origination, servicing and liquidation of Small Business Administration (SBA) loans; ten years of experience […]

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20 Sep 2017

Bank of the Ozarks Announces New Company Headquarters in Little Rock

George Gleason, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, on Tuesday joined Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola in the Governor’s Conference Room at the State Capitol to formally announce the bank’s plans to build a new 247,000 square foot corporate headquarters building in Little Rock. The bank has acquired a 44 acre […]

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05 Sep 2017

Houston – Emerging Stronger Together

As you all might imagine, it has been a tough two weeks in Houston and for the Texas Gulf Coast. We have been living in an extraordinarily trying environment for ourselves, our families, colleagues and neighbors. The 50 inches of rainfall was the highest recorded in the history of Texas and every watershed in this […]

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