About Great Southern

Understanding What Really Matters

In 1923, Great Southern Bank was started with a $5,000 investment and has since grown to the company it is today. We serve more than 130,000 households by providing them with the most comprehensive line of products and services available. With more than 1,100 dedicated associates we provide exceptional service to our customers and it is our goal to understand what matters most in every interaction we have with them.

With $5.8 billion in total assets, we are headquartered in Springfield, Missouri, and operate 97 offices in twelve states with 89 retail banking centers in Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, and Minnesota, seven commercial lending offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Omaha, Phoenix, Charlotte, and one home loan center in Springfield, Mo. Customers can expect the most convenient banking services possible. This includes some of the longest banking hours in town, mobile, online and telephone banking, plus a large ATM network.

101 Years Strong 

Great Southern has been serving financial needs for 101 years and has a strong track record of strength and stability. Throughout our history, the communities Great Southern serves have seen a lot of ups and downs. Through it all, we have always stood ready to assist our customers and the towns and cities where we do business. Whether it was difficult economic conditions or natural disasters, our customers have always been able to count on Great Southern - not only to be open and serve their needs, but to be an active and supportive partner in their communities. Building relationships with customers since 1923 has taught us that people need us the most when times are challenging. We're here and ready to serve.

Capital Position

A bank’s capital position is the leading indicator of safety and soundness of any bank. Bank capital serves as a buffer against any losses. Great Southern’s capital levels are categorized as “well capitalized” as defined by the Federal banking agencies’ capital-related regulations – the highest rating by regulatory capital measures. 

FDIC Protection

The safest place to have your money is in a bank. FDIC insurance provides an additional backstop. Great Southern is an FDIC insured bank, which means that deposits are insured up to at least $250,000 per depositor. Since 1933, no depositor has ever lost a penny of FDIC-insured funds. Please visit the FDIC's website, FDIC.gov, for more information regarding how your deposits are protected. To determine how much of your money is insured, use the FDIC's Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator (EDIE). 

Public Company

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Great Southern Bank, is a public company and its common stock (ticker: GSBC) is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Stock Exchange.
(NASDAQ: GSBC) Great Southern has been a public company since 1989. We have sustained strong earnings and are known as a highly profitable company. As a public company, we are more heavily scrutinized and bound by more regulatory oversight than private banks. 

A Strong Partner

Great Southern is a strong community partner, committed to helping make them better places to live, work and do business. We understand that our Company can only be as strong as the communities we serve and believe it is our privilege and responsibility to provide services and capital to help them grow. We financially support non-profit organizations and their much needed services as well as encourage our associates to be actively involved in their community through volunteerism. Great Southern remains ready, willing and able to continue to help meet the needs of our communities and serve our customers. 

Competitive Workplace

Great Southern attributes our continued success to our dynamic, motivated associates within our Company. Our team of associates have access to a wide range of competitive benefits and the opportunity to professionally grow in their career with Great Southern. We offer a variety of career opportunities in many areas throughout our Company. 

Information Readily Available

Information about Great Southern’s financial performance can be found on our Investor Relations site; on the FDIC web site; or on the Securities Exchange and Commission (SEC) web site. 

Questions about the Company?

Please contact Jennifer Russell at 417-832-3169. 
For assistance with your account(s), please contact Customer Service at 800-749-7113.