Home BancShares, Inc. Chairman Highlighted Among Ten Arkansas Business Icons

CONWAY, Ark., Aug. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Home BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOMB), parent company of Centennial Bank, announces that its Chairman, John W. Allison, was highlighted in the Arkansas Business article “Ten Arkansas Business Icons Have Stories to Tell” on Monday, August 8, 2016. The article sets out to bring “insight into ten of the most iconic businesspeople living in Arkansas today.”

“It’s an honor to be recognized alongside these exceptional individuals as an Arkansas business icon,” said John Allison, Chairman.

“The article does a great job of highlighting both Johnny’s hard work and charisma that we at Home BancShares get to experience day in and day out,” said Tracy French, Centennial Bank CEO. “The story is one that makes you proud to work with this kind of person and businessman. His vested interest in growing shareholder value matches his tremendous knack of finding what he wants in business and going for it. It’s fitting he is being recognized as a business icon.”

Home BancShares, Inc. is a bank holding company, headquartered in Conway, Arkansas. Our wholly-owned subsidiary, Centennial Bank, provides a broad range of commercial and retail banking plus related financial services to businesses, real estate developers, investors, individuals and municipalities. Centennial Bank has branch locations in Arkansas, Florida, South Alabama and a loan production office in New York City. The Company's common stock is traded through the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “HOMB.”

This release contains forward-looking statements regarding the Company's plans, expectations, goals and outlook for the future. Statements in this press release that are not historical facts should be considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements of this type speak only as of the date of this news release. By nature, forward-looking statements involve inherent risk and uncertainties. Various factors, including, but not limited to, economic conditions, credit quality, interest rates, loan demand, the ability to successfully integrate new acquisitions and changes in the assumptions used in making the forward-looking statements, could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Additional information on factors that might affect Home BancShares, Inc.'s financial results is included in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on February 26, 2016.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer C. Floyd Chief Accounting Officer & Investor Relations Officer Home BancShares, Inc. (501) 339-2929

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