Lauren Anderson joins United Community Bank as Mortgage Loan Originator

Lauren Anderson

Spartanburg, S.C. (March 28, 2018)—United Community Bank is pleased to welcome Lauren Anderson as a Mortgage Loan Originator in Spartanburg, S.C. In this role, Anderson will work to help customers achieve their goals of home ownership through the various mortgage products that United offers.

“As a Spartanburg native, Lauren has a great knowledge of the market and will be instrumental in connecting us with potential homeowners,” said Mike Davies, President of United Community Mortgage Services. “She is passionate about serving others and has many years of experience in customer service roles. She will be a valuable addition to the team, and we are excited to have her.”

Anderson began her career as a multi-family housing apartment community manager. She assisted customers in qualifying for their new rental home in that role for 12 years. Most recently, Anderson managed a Bridal Salon in Spartanburg and Anderson.

“As a community bank, United offers a warm, inviting and personalized experience to all customers. Employees of the bank actually know your name and your lifestyle, and because of that, are able to offer the best possible service,” said Anderson. “I remember purchasing my own first home and how exciting and overwhelming it all felt, but most importantly, how proud I was of myself. I hope to help others have a smooth experience so they can get into their new homes and make new memories.”

Anderson was born and raised in Spartanburg. She graduated from Clemson University, returned to her hometown, and lives there now with her husband, Alex. Anderson is passionate about serving others in her community, and she and her family have been involved in local service projects throughout her life. In her free time, she enjoys drawing, painting, decorating, and working as a virtual fitness coach to help others reach their fitness and health goals.

About United Community Banks, Inc.
United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) is a bank holding company based in Blairsville, Georgia with $11.9 billion in assets. The company's banking subsidiary, United Community Bank, is one of the Southeast region's largest full-service banks, operating 156 offices in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The bank specializes in personalized community banking services for individuals, small businesses and corporations. Services include a full range of consumer and commercial banking products including mortgage, advisory and treasury management. Respected national research firms consistently recognize United Community Bank for outstanding customer service. For the last four years, J.D. Power has ranked United Community Bank first in customer satisfaction in the Southeast. In 2018, for the fifth consecutive year, Forbes magazine included United on its list of the 100 Best Banks in America. Additional information about the company and the bank's full range of products and services can be found at www.ucbi.com.

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