Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. (NASDAQ: OZRK) expects to report third quarter earnings at the close of business Thursday, October 11, 2012. Management plans to conduct a conference call to review this information at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT) on Friday, October 12, 2012. Interested parties may listen to this call by dialing 1-888-438-5491 (United States and Canada only) and asking for the Bank of the Ozarks conference call. A recorded playback of the call will be available for one week following the call at 1-888-203-1112 (U.S. and Canada) or 719-457-0820 (internationally). The passcode for this playback is 8868246. The call will be available live or in a recorded version on the Company’s website www.bankozarks.com under “Investor Relations.” Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. is a bank holding company with $3.76 billion in total assets as of June 30, 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 116 offices in Arkansas, Georgia, Texas, Florida, Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina. 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.