United Community Banks, Inc. to Present at the Raymond James U.S. Bank Conference

BLAIRSVILLE, Ga., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Community Banks, Inc. (Nasdaq:UCBI), announced that it will present at the Raymond James 2015 U.S. Bank Conference on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 10:25 a.m. (CT).

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Tallent will present the company's business strategy and financial performance and will be joined by President and Chief Operating Officer Lynn Harton and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Rex Schuette.

The web-cast presentation can be accessed within the Investor Relations section of the company's website, www.ucbi.com, by choosing Events & Presentations. Those accessing the presentation through this web site should allow extra time to register and download any necessary software. The presentation, including slides, will be available on United's web site for seven days following the presentation.

About United Community Banks, Inc.

United Community Banks, Inc. is a bank holding company based in Blairsville, Georgia, with $9.4 billion in assets. The company's banking subsidiary, United Community Bank, is one of the Southeast's largest full-service banks, operating 133 offices in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The bank specializes in personalized community banking services for individuals, small businesses and corporations. United Community Bank offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking services including 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 is available 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.