United Community Bank Expands Greenville Team with Addition of Bill Durrell

Bill Durrell

Greenville, S.C. – January 2, 2017 – United Community Bank is pleased to welcome Bill Durrell as Commercial Relationship Manager. Durrell brings more than 30 years of financial experience to his new role, and will be based out of United’s East North Street office.

“Bill’s wealth of banking knowledge and commercial expertise will allow him to excel in this role. I am confident he will provide meaningful financial insights to our customers,” said Michelle Seaver, President of United Community Bank—Greenville County. “Bill will be a great asset to our Greenville County team.”

Durrell started his banking career at First Union National Bank as Branch Manager and joins United from South State Bank where he served as a Commercial Banker. Other experiences include several years in managerial banking and financial roles that has allowed Durrell to have a broad background in all aspects of commercial banking. He also brings extensive experience in handling commercial and industrial finance, real estate finance, credit analysis and more.

“United’s dedication to the community bank model and strong focus on teamwork affirms my decision to join this talented team,” said Durrell. “I am proud to be part of an organization that offers extensive services while staying local and personable. I look forward to serving the Greenville community through its financial needs.”

Durrell resides in Greenville with his wife, Stacy and daughters Madeline, Katie and Mary Frances. He earned both a bachelor’s degree and a Master of Business Administration from Clemson University. Durrell has been active in the Risk Management Association’s Board of Directors and Habitat of Humanity.

About United Community Bank

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 2017, for the fourth 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.