BLAIRSVILLE, Ga., Nov. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Community Banks, Inc. (Nasdaq:UCBI), announced that it will participate in the East Coast Financial Services Conference  sponsored by Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. on November 15 - 16, 2017 (ET) in Naples, Florida.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Tallent will present the company's business strategy and financial performance in one-on-one sessions on Thursday, November 16, 2017 and 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. (NASDAQ:UCBI) is a bank holding company based in Blairsville, Georgia with $11.9 billion in assets.  The company's banking subsidiary, United Community Bank, is one of the southeast region's largest full-service banks, operating 156 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.  For the last four years, J.D. Power has 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 Harralson Chief Financial Officer(706) 781-2265