Jim Lyons Joins Bank OZK as Managing Director, Equipment Finance & Capital Solutions Group | Your money


LITTLE ROCK, Ark., October 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – OZK Bank (Nasdaq: OZK) has hired Jim Lyons as Managing Director, Equipment Finance and Capital Solutions Group. Lyons will launch the new group, offering a full line of equipment-focused warranty products, including equipment finance and rental structures.

“Lyon is a seasoned leader in specialist finance with over 30 years of experience,” said Alan Jessup, Chief Lending Officer. “Lyon’s competence in creating and managing large and complex specialist financing platforms will enable Banque OZK to expand its capabilities and become the lender of choice for specialist loans in the middle market. Our new equipment finance and capital solutions group joins our many successful loan programs including community banking, commercial, commercial and industrial real estate, business aviation, vehicles. recreation and marine, SBA and asset-based loans.

“Bank OZK has been recognized for decades as one of the best performing banks in the country, providing best-in-class service and value-driven solutions for our clients,” said Lyons. “Our financial strength and size provide a unique opportunity to offer financing and equipment leasing solutions on a larger scale than many competitors in the market. “

Lyons graduated from Eastern Illinois University and received an MBA from Ohio University.

GENERAL INFORMATION OZK Bank (Nasdaq: OZK) is a regional bank that offers innovative financial solutions provided by expert bankers in constant pursuit of excellence. Established in 1903, Bank OZK conducts banking operations through 249 offices in eight states including Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Texas, New York, California and Mississippi and had total assets of $ 26.61 billion as of June 30, 2021. Bank OZK can be found at www.ozk.com and on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn or contacted at (501) 978-2265 or PO Box 8811, Little Rock, Arkansas 72231-8811.

The Bank files annual, quarterly and current reports, proxy documents 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 website at https://efr.fdic.gov/fcxweb/efr/index.html and are also available on the Bank’s Investor Relations website at ir.ozk.com. To receive automatic email alerts for these documents, please visit https://ir.ozk.com/other/email-notification/default.aspx register.

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