Tagged: Ross Whipple

River Park Apartments Sold for $7.1M

River Park Apartments Sold for $7.1M

WhispersHealth CareRestaurants & Food

An apartment project in Little Rock’s Riverdale area and agri acreage in southeast Pulaski County were at the heart of two recent real estate transactions. read more >

Conner Eldridge Suggested as Potential Challenger to Boozman in '16

Conner Eldridge Suggested as Potential Challenger to Boozman in '16

WhispersBanking & Finance

If you were thinking Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman might go unchallenged by a Democrat in 2016, think again. The calls that Ross Whipple of Arkadelphia has been making lead us to believe that his son-in-law, W. Conner Eldridge Jr., has moved past the thinking stage and will soon announce his candidacy. read more >

Bank of the Ozarks Expands Board to 15 Members

Bank of the Ozarks Expands Board to 15 Members

Banking & Finance

Greg McKinney, Bank of the Ozarks' chief financial officer and chief accounting officer, is elected to the firm's board of directors during its annual shareholders' meeting. The 45-year-old executive joined the company in 2003. read more >

Update: Bank of the Ozarks to Buy Summit Bancorp for $216M

Update: Bank of the Ozarks to Buy Summit Bancorp for $216M

Banking & Finance

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock announces a $216 million deal to buy Summit Bancorp Inc. of Arkadelphia, continuing a streak of Arkansas bank mergers that began last year. The deal will also be the second big bank transaction for Summit CEO Ross Whipple, who sold Horizon Bancorp Inc. in 1998 for 3.2 times book value. read more >

Summit CEO Ross Whipple on Arkansas' 4 Biggest Banking Issues

Summit CEO Ross Whipple on Arkansas' 4 Biggest Banking Issues

Banking & FinanceExecutive Q&A

Ross Whipple is the chairman and CEO of Summit Bancorp Inc. He is also chairman of the board of trustees at Henderson State University and a board member of the Arkansas Forestry Association and the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute. read more >