SOURCE: United Community Banks, Inc.

United Community Banks, Inc.

November 05, 2009 14:28 ET

United Community Banks, Inc. to Present at the Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. 2009 East Coast Financial Services Conference

BLAIRSVILLE, GA--(Marketwire - November 5, 2009) - United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) announced that it will participate in the Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. 2009 East Coast Financial Services Conference, which will be held November 11 through 13, 2009 in Manalapan, Florida.

Jimmy Tallent, president and chief executive officer of United Community Banks, will participate as part of a panel discussion regarding 'Managing Capital in the Southeast' at 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, November 12. Rex Schuette, United's executive vice president and chief financial officer, and David Shearrow, United's executive vice president and chief risk officer, will also participate in discussions with investors on the company's business strategy and financial performance.

The presentation will be web cast and can be accessed at the company's web site, www.ucbi.com, by choosing Calendar of Events within the Investor Relations page. 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 30 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 $8.4 billion and operates 27 community banks with 107 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