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United Community Bank Awarded for Excellence in Middle Market and Small Business Banking

GREENVILLE, S.C. – February 14, 2019 – United Community Bank is pleased to announce it has received 10 Greenwich Excellence Awards for middle market and small business banking. Frequently rewarded for exceptional customer service, United is proud to also earn recognitions that showcase the company’s commitment to quality banking solutions and financial guidance. “These awards…
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Jamie Pimentel Joins Pinnacle Financial Partners

GREENVILLE, SC, Jan. 24, 2019 – Jamie Pimentel has recently joined Pinnacle Financial Partners as a senior vice president and mortgage advisor. He is based at Pinnacle’s Greenville location on Laurens Road. Pimentel, comes to Pinnacle with 22 years’ experience in the mortgage industry, and most recently worked as a senior loan officer and mortgage…
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Josh Bradstreet joins Moore Beauston & Woodham

Moore Beauston & Woodham L.L.P., a full service accounting and consulting firm with offices in West Columbia, Charleston, Greenville and Hartsville, South Carolina is pleased to announce that: Josh R. Bradstreet has joined the tax and consulting practice as a Staff Accountant in the Greenville office. Josh has an expected graduation date of May 2019…
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United Community Bank Named to Forbes List of America’s Best 100 Banks

United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) (“United”) was recently recognized as one of America’s best performing banks by Forbes magazine for the sixth consecutive year. “America’s Best Banks 2019,” an article written by Kurt Badenhausen, ranked 100 of the largest publicly traded banks and thrifts nationwide. United Community Bank was again included in this prestigious…
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Countybank Welcomes New Leader To Anderson Market

Michael Wooles joins Countybank as Anderson Market Executive Anderson, S.C. – Countybank is pleased to welcome Michael Wooles as Anderson Market Executive in Anderson. Wooles comes to Countybank having served in a bank leadership capacity in Anderson for the past 17 years. Wooles’ prior banking experience includes work with community, regional, and national financial institutions.…
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Southern First Bank Announces Executive Promotion

Southern First Bank is pleased to announce that Blake G. Taylor has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Columbia Regional Executive. Blake’s leadership role will include the growth and performance of the entire Columbia market. Taylor currently serves as Vice Chair of the Emerging Leaders Board with the American Bankers Association, on the executive…
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Pinnacle Adds Leader in Spartanburg with Veteran Financial Advisor

SPARTANBURG, SC, Jan. 3, 2019 – Pinnacle Financial Partners is adding a commercial lending leader in the Upstate. Robert Moore has joined the firm as an area manager and financial advisor helping lead the firm’s client advisory team in Spartanburg. He is based at Pinnacle’s office on East Main Street. “Pinnacle is serious about investing…
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United Community Mortgage Services Welcomes Brian Johnson

United Community Mortgage Services is pleased to welcome Brian Johnson as a Senior Mortgage Loan Originator to its Greenville team. Johnson holds 23 years of experience in the financial industry and will be based out of the bank’s East North Street location. “Brian’s experience with mortgage lending and knowledge of Greenville make him a great…
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