For more information:Rex S. SchuetteChief Financial Officer(706) 781-2266Rex_Schuette@ucbi.com
BLAIRSVILLE, Ga., May 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Community Banks, Inc. (Nasdaq:UCBI), announced that it will participate in the Financial Services Conference sponsored by SunTrust Robinson Humphrey on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 (ET) in New York, New York. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Tallent will present the company's business strategy and financial performance in one-on-one sessions and will be joined by President and Chief Operating Officer Lynn Harton and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Rex Schuette. About United Community Banks, Inc.United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBI) is a registered bank holding company based in Blairsville, Georgia, with $9.8 billion in assets. The company's banking subsidiary, United Community Bank, is one of the Southeast region's largest full-service banks, operating 135 offices in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The bank specializes in providing personalized community banking services to individuals, small businesses and corporations. Services include a full range of consumer and commercial banking products, including mortgage, advisory, and treasury management. United Community Banks is consistently recognized for its outstanding customer service by respected national research firms. In 2016, United Community Bank was ranked first in customer satisfaction in the southeast by J.D. Power for the third consecutive year, and again in 2016 was ranked among the top 100 on the Forbes' list of America's Best Banks. Additional information about the company and the bank's full range of products and services can be found at www.ucbi.com.