BLAIRSVILLE, Ga., Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Community Banks, Inc. (Nasdaq:UCBI), announced that it will participate in the 7th Annual Stephens Bank CEO Forum sponsored by Stephens Inc. on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 (CT) in Little Rock, AR.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Tallent will present the company's business strategy and financial performance in one-on-one sessions. Mr. Tallent will be joined by President and Chief Operating Officer Lynn Harton and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jefferson Harralson.

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 

For more information:Jefferson HarralsonChief Financial Officer(706) 781-2266 

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