Tagged: bank of the ozarks

Stock Tumble at Bank OZK Attracts Lawsuits

by George Waldon 1/21/2019 12:00 am

Bank OZK’s growing recognition as a lead player on the national commercial lending scene contributed to a burgeoning audience of investors. And that success also heightened the bank’s profile as a potential target of lawyers seeking to cash in on a class-action lawsuit on behalf of supposedly wronged investors.

OZK, Home BancShares Launch Into Deeper Water For Luxury Lending

by George Waldon 7/23/2018 12:00 am

Acquisition has fueled boat and recreational vehicle loan growth at the two largest banking franchises headquartered in Arkansas.

Tim Hicks Says Bank OZK's Branding Switch Proceeding OK

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/23/2018 12:00 am

Tim Hicks, the chief administrative officer of what is now named Bank OZK explains how and why the venerable bank dropped the Ozarks from its brand.

Bank of the Ozarks' 2Q Profit Up 27 Percent; Name Changes on Monday

by George Waldon 7/11/2018 3:25 pm

Bank of the Ozarks announces a $114.8 million profit for the second quarter of 2018. The company also said that, effective Monday, its name will change to Bank OZK. The company announced the name change in March.

Tom Mays Promoted at Bank of the Ozarks (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/25/2018 12:00 am

Tom Mays has been promoted to south Arkansas division president of the Bank of the Ozarks in Little Rock.

Bank of the Ozarks Plans Expansion in Ozark

by Associated Press 5/21/2018 9:21 am

George Gleason could have decided to put a new operations center for Bank of the Ozarks in many cities, from New York to California, and Texas or Florida.

Bank of the Ozarks' 1Q Net Income Up 27 Percent

by Lance Turner 4/12/2018 11:15 am

Bank of the Ozarks on Thursday announced first-quarter net income of $113.1 million, up 27 percent from the same quarter last year.

Bank of the Ozarks Named Top Performer

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/9/2018 3:47 pm

Bank of the Ozarks has again been named the nation’s best performing regional bank in its asset size category, claiming the top spot in the S&P Global Market Intelligence ranking of regional banks for 2017.

In Personal Use of Company Jets, Tyson Soars

by Mark Friedman 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas Business reviewed proxy documents from 17 publicly traded companies based in Arkansas to report on those that offer executives the perk of using the company jet for personal trips.

George Gleason Pay Rises to $6.9M

by Lance Turner 3/16/2018 11:17 am

George Gleason, 64, chairman and chief executive officer of Little Rock's Bank of the Ozarks, received total compensation of nearly $6.9 million during 2017.

Bank of the Ozarks Reports Record Profit for Quarter, 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/16/2018 9:42 am

Bank of the Ozarks of Little Rock reports record quarterly and annual profit.

End of Bank of the Ozarks Mortgages May Not Signal Trend

by Gwen Moritz 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Eagle Bank & Trust is ramping up its mortgage lending division while Bank of the Ozarks is shutting its down. What’s going on with home loans?

Forbes Ranks Home BancShares No. 1 on 'Best Banks' List

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/10/2018 11:18 am

Forbes magazine this week ranked Home BancShares Inc. of Conway No. 1 on its annual list of "America's Best Banks."

Bank of the Ozarks Creates New Bonus Plan for Employees

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/29/2017 9:12 am

Bank of the Ozarks says its board of directors approved the creation of an annual cash-based incentive bonus plan for hourly employees and other employees not covered by existing bonus plans.

Bank of the Ozarks Exits Secondary Market Home Lending

by Gwen Moritz 12/19/2017 5:24 pm

Bank of the Ozarks of Little Rock confirmed Tuesday that it will stop originating home loans for sale on the secondary market, a line of business that had "operated at essentially break-even."

Bank of the Ozarks Hires Contractor for New HQ

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/30/2017 8:47 am

Bank of the Ozarks has hired CDI Contractors LLC to build its new headquarters in west Little Rock and plans to break ground in December.

Ross Whipple Branches Out, Logs Time Away from Boardroom

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/27/2017 12:00 am

Ross Whipple manages more than 120,000 acres of Arkansas timberland as chairman of the Ross Foundation and president of Horizon Timber Services Inc.

Wal-Mart’s Marc Lore Blows Top Off Exec Compensation List

by Gwen Moritz 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The word “outlier” was invented to describe things like the top entry on this week’s list of the highest-paid executives employed by public companies in Arkansas.

Bryan Brooks Switches to Simmons Bank (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Bryan Brooks, formerly vice president of product management and development for Windstream Communications of Little Rock, has joined Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff as senior vice president of product development.

Bank of the Ozarks 3Q Profit Up 26 Percent

by George Waldon 10/11/2017 8:24 am

Bank of the Ozarks this morning announced record profits of $96 million for the third quarter. The performance topped last year's third quarter net income of $76 million by 26.3 percent.