Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. (NASDAQ: OZRK) expects to report fourth quarter and full year 2013 earnings at the close of business Thursday, January 16, 2014. Management plans to conduct a conference call to review this information at 10:00 a.m. CST (11:00 a.m. EST) on Friday, January 17, 2014. Interested parties may listen to this call by dialing 1-888-299-7209 (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 3160313. The call will be available live or in a recorded version on the Company’s website www.bankozarks.com under “Investor Relations.” The Company also announced today it will hold its 2014 annual shareholders’ meeting on Monday, May 19, 2014. The meeting will be held at the Company’s office located at 17901 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, Arkansas 72223. The record date of the annual meeting will be as set forth in the Company’s proxy statement for the 2014 annual meeting. The date of the 2014 annual meeting has changed by more than 30 days from the prior year’s annual meeting date, therefore, proposals of shareholders intended to be included in proxy materials for the 2014 annual meeting must be received by the Company no later than January 24, 2014. Such proposals should be delivered in writing to: Bank of the Ozarks, Inc., P.O. Box 8811, Little Rock, Arkansas 72231-8811, Attn: Corporate Secretary. Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. is a bank holding company with $4.71 billion in total assets as of September 30, 2013 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 132 offices in Arkansas, Georgia, North Carolina, Texas, Florida, Alabama, South Carolina and New York. 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.