Summit's CEO Ross Whipple To Plant Big Stake in Bank of the Ozarks After Merger by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 5/12/2014 12:00 am Updated 2 years ago When the acquisition of Summit Bancorp is completed later this month, Ross Whipple also will become one of the largest shareholders at Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.