Press Release

Money names Bank OZK “Best Bank in the South”

Company Release - 12/18/2019 4:01 PM ET

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Money has named Bank OZK (NASDAQ: OZK) “Best Bank in the South” in its annual Best Banks rankings.

The personal finance brand and website, formerly published as Money magazine, ranked America's Best Banks in eight regions of the country. Its winners were chosen based on a combination of modern day convenience, quality checking and savings account options, competitive ATM fees, and above-average customer service based on J.D. Power’s 2019 Customer Satisfaction study.

“It is a tremendous honor to be named Best Bank in the South by Money,” stated Cindy Wolfe, Chief Banking Officer at Bank OZK. “Bank OZK serves customers across the U.S. with several national businesses, but the majority of our banking offices and employees are in the South. We place great emphasis on strong southern values including maintaining the highest standards of character, ethics, integrity, respect and fair dealing, so this selection is particularly meaningful to our team.”

Bank OZK has been named the top performing bank in the country in its asset size category thirteen times over eight consecutive years by national organizations including Bank Director Magazine, ABA Banking Journal and S&P Global Market Intelligence. Additionally, Forbes named Bank OZK to its World’s Best Bank list in 2019.

Wolfe credited the bank’s consistent recognition to employees, saying, “Our employees’ teamwork, discipline and commitment to excellence drive our continued success.”

Bank OZK (NASDAQ: OZK) is a regional bank providing innovative financial solutions delivered by expert bankers with a relentless pursuit of excellence. Headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, Bank OZK conducts banking operations through 254 offices in Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Texas, Alabama, South Carolina, New York, California and Mississippi and had $23.40 billion in total assets as of September 30, 2019. Bank OZK can be found at and on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn or contacted at (501) 978-2265 or P.O. Box 8811, Little Rock, Arkansas 72231-8811. 

The Bank files annual, quarterly and current reports, proxy materials, and other information required by the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”), copies of which are available electronically at the FDIC’s website at and are also available on the Bank’s investor relations website at To receive automated email alerts for these materials please visit to sign up.

Media Contact: Susan Blair, (501) 978-2217

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