SOURCE: United Community Banks, Inc.

November 05, 2007 08:00 ET

United Community Banks, Inc. to Present at the Sandler O'Neill East Coast Financial Services Conference

BLAIRSVILLE, GA--(Marketwire - November 5, 2007) - United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) announced that they will participate in the East Coast Financial Services Conference sponsored by Sandler O'Neill & Partners, L.P. to be held November 12 through 13, in Naples, Florida.

Jimmy Tallent, President and Chief Executive Officer of United Community Banks, together with Rex Schuette, United's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present the company's business strategy and financial performance at 2:20 p.m. ET, on Tuesday, November 13. Also attending the conference will be United's Chief Risk Officer, David Shearrow.

The presentation will be web cast and can be accessed at the company's web site, www.ucbi.com, by choosing Investor Relations and Investor Presentations. People 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 Community Banks' web site for 60 days following the presentation.

About United Community Banks, Inc.

Headquartered in Blairsville, United Community Banks is the third-largest bank holding company in Georgia. United Community Banks has assets of $8.2 billion and operates 27 community banks with 111 banking offices located throughout north Georgia, the Atlanta region, coastal Georgia, western North Carolina and east Tennessee. The company specializes in providing personalized community banking services to individuals and small to mid-size businesses. United Community Banks also offers the convenience of 24-hour access through a network of ATMs, telephone and on-line banking. United Community Banks common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol UCBI. Additional information may be found at the company's web site at www.ucbi.com.

Contact Information

  • For more information:
    Rex S. Schuette
    Chief Financial Officer
    706-781-2265
    Email Contact