SOURCE: United Community Banks, Inc.

February 27, 2008 14:58 ET

United Community Banks, Inc. to Present at the Raymond James & Associates 29th Annual Institutional Investors Conference

BLAIRSVILLE, GA--(Marketwire - February 27, 2008) - United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) announced that they will participate in the Raymond James & Associates 2008 29th Annual Institutional Investors Conference, which will be held March 2 through 5 in Orlando, 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 4:35 p.m. ET, on Tuesday, March 4.

Also attending the conference is United's executive vice president and 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 Presentations within the Investor Relations tab. 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 90 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