Harton is active on several community boards including the Greenville County Museum of Art, the Peace Center, and Artisphere. He is a director of the Risk Management Association, a national association for the financial services industry, and serves on its Community Bank Council. Harton has served on several additional financial boards and committees throughout his career, including the Palmetto Business Forum, RMA National Credit Risk Council, CBA National Small Business Banking Committee, and the Equifax Small Business Financial Exchange. He earned his bachelor's degree from Wake Forest University and has participated in various university executive programs.About United Community Banks, Inc. United Community Banks, Inc. is a bank holding company based in Blairsville, Georgia with $11.2 billion in assets. The company's banking subsidiary, United Community Bank, is one of the southeast region's largest full-service banks, operating 142 offices in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The bank specializes in personalized community banking services for individuals, small businesses and corporations. Services include a full range of consumer and commercial banking products including mortgage, advisory, and treasury management. Respected national research firms consistently recognize United Community Bank for outstanding customer service. In 2014, 2015 and 2016, J.D. Power ranked United Community Bank first in customer satisfaction in the Southeast. In 2017, for the fourth consecutive year, Forbes magazine included United on its list of the 100 Best Banks in America. Additional information about the company and the bank's full range of products and services can be found at www.ucbi.com.
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