For the fourth year in a row, Ozark Mountain Bank’s holding company, Central Bancompany, has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Banks in its annual review of the nation’s 100 largest financial institutions.
“We are honored that for the fourth consecutive year, Forbes Magazine has selected Ozark Mountain Bank’s holding company, Central Bancompany, among the ‘Top Twenty-five Best Big Banks in America’. This honor is testament to the professionalism and positive customer-centric focus of the dedicated employees and our loyal customers throughout the communities we serve,” said Craig Richards, Ozark Mountain Bank President and CEO.
Central Bancompanyranked 23rd on the Forbes 2013 analysis of the nation’s 100 largest financial institutions.
To rank the nation’s banks, Forbes used data collected by SNL Financial. The Charlottesville, Va., company gauged each bank based on eight criteria: return on average equity; net interest margin; non-performing loans; non-performing assets; reserves; a leverage ratio and two capital ratios.
Central Bancompany is a $10 billion, Missouri-based bank holding company with 13 full-service community banks and more than 250 locations in 66 communities serving consumers and businesses in Missouri, Kansas, Illinois and Oklahoma. Affiliate companies include Central Trust and Investment Company, Central Technology Services and Central Mortgage Services.
For more information on Ozark Mountain Bank, you can visit their website atwww.OzkMtnBank.com.