United Community Banks, Inc. to Participate in the SunTrust Robinson Humphrey 2015 Financial Services Conference

BLAIRSVILLE, Ga., May 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Community Banks, Inc. (Nasdaq:UCBI), announced that it will participate in the SunTrust Robinson Humphrey 2015 Financial Services Conference on Monday and Tuesday, May 18 and 19, 2015.

Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Tallent will be joined by Chief Operating Officer Lynn Harton, Chief Financial Officer Rex Schuette, and Director of Mergers & Acquisitions Christian Zych to discuss the company's business strategy and financial performance during one-on-one and group meeting sessions.

About United Community Banks, Inc.

United Community Banks, Inc. (UCBI) is a bank holding company based in Blairsville, Georgia, with $8.1 billion in assets. The company's banking subsidiary, United Community Bank, is one of the Southeast's largest full-service banks, operating 114 offices in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The bank specializes in personalized community banking services for individuals, small businesses and corporations. A full range of consumer and commercial banking services includes mortgage, advisory, treasury management and other products. In 2014 and 2015, United Community Bank was ranked first in customer satisfaction in the Southeast by J.D. Power and in 2015 was ranked fourteenth 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.

CONTACT: For more information: Rex S. Schuette Chief Financial Officer 706-781-2265 rex_schuette@ucbi.com

Source:United Community Banks, Inc.