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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.

Gleason, Thompson to Headline Executive Academy

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/11/2018 12:00 am

Emerging leaders from business, nonprofit and policy sectors have an opportunity this fall to learn from some of the most successful and recognizable business names in Arkansas as part of the Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy.

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.

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 Wants Name Change: Bank OZK

by Lance Turner 3/15/2018 3:34 pm

Publicly traded Bank of the Ozarks of Little Rock said Thursday that it wants to change its name to Bank OZK "as part of a strategic rebranding." Shareholders must approve the change, which would take effect in July.

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?

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 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.

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.

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.

Bank of the Ozarks Move Slices Reporting Obligations to Fed

by George Waldon 10/9/2017 12:00 am

When Bank of the Ozarks absorbed its parent company in June, the $20 billion-asset lender shed itself of two regulators.

Bank of the Ozarks' George Gleason Reallocates Time to Oversee Loan Growth

by George Waldon 10/9/2017 12:00 am

George Gleason, chairman and CEO of Bank of the Ozarks, reshuffled his duties earlier this year to devote about 75 percent of his time to the bank's real estate specialties group.

Bank of the Ozarks Formally Announces New Headquarters

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/19/2017 2:09 pm

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock, which has been planning a new headquarters in west Little Rock, joined Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola to formally announce those plans, including a timeline for construction and completion.

Bank of the Ozarks Named Top-Performer In Nation For Its Size

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/2/2017 10:18 am

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock is named the top-performing bank in the nation for its asset size category, $5 billion to $50 billion, by Bank Director magazine.

New Bank of the Ozarks HQ Still a Work in Progress

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2017 12:00 am

About 100 employees of Bank of the Ozarks in Little Rock have relocated from the company’s current 92,000-SF headquarters at 17901 Chenal Parkway.

Bank of the Ozarks Shares Fall 12 Percent Amid Exec's Departure

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/28/2017 2:47 pm

Shares of Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock fell more than 12 percent on Friday after a key executive announced his resignation.

Bank of the Ozarks Making Its Mark as Bank of the Nation

by George Waldon 7/24/2017 12:00 am

A seven-year string of top-performing bank accolades joins a history dominated by record quarterly earnings for Bank of the Ozarks.