Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. (NASDAQ: OZRK) will be presenting at the 2012 Gulf South Bank Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 7:15 a.m. CDT. Interested investors may access a live broadcast of the presentation through the event website, http://investor.shareholder.com/hbhc/2012/eventdetail.cfm?eventid=112770, or through the Company’s website under Investor Relations. A replay of the presentation will be available through the Company’s website. Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. is a bank holding company with $3.84 billion in total assets as of March 31, 2012 and trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “OZRK”. The Company owns a state-chartered subsidiary bank that conducts banking operations through 113 offices in Arkansas, Georgia, Texas, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Alabama. The Company may be contacted at (501) 978-2265 or P.O. Box 8811, Little Rock, Arkansas 72231-8811. The Company’s website is: www.bankozarks.com.