United Community Bank Welcomes Linda Butler as Sr. Director of Talent

Linda Butler

Linda Butler

United Community Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Linda Butler as Senior Director of Talent. In this role, Butler will lead programs such as Talent Acquisition, Career Development, Performance Management, Rewards and Recognition, Employee Relations, Succession Planning, Employee Engagement and Satisfaction and more.


“Linda is an accomplished HR practitioner who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to United Community Bank. I am excited to partner with her in so many important areas to help attract and retain top talent as we are committed to being a great place for great people to work,” said Holly Berry, United’s Chief Human Resources Officer.

Butler has more than 15 years of experience in the HR field. She’s held leadership roles with BMW Manufacturing and Schneider Electric. She earned a Master of Human Resources Development from Clemson University, is a Riley Institute Diversity Fellow Alumni (Furman University) and is certified as a Life Purpose and Career Coach. Linda will be based in the bank’s Greenville headquarters.

“I am excited to join the team at United Community Bank to help recruit and foster our talent across the growing footprint,” said Butler. “I believe the more our employees enjoy their jobs and each other, the more successful we can all be.”

About United Community Banks, Inc.
United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQGS: UCBI) provides a full range of banking, wealth management and mortgage services for relationship-oriented consumers and business owners. The company, known as “The Bank That SERVICE Built,” has been recognized nationally for delivering award-winning service. At March 31, 2022, United had $24.4 billion in assets and 198 offices in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, along with a national SBA lending franchise and a national equipment lending subsidiary. In 2022, J.D. Power ranked United highest in customer satisfaction with consumer banking in the Southeast, marking eight out of the last nine years United earned the coveted award. United was also named one of the "Best Banks to Work For" by American Banker in 2021 for the fifth consecutive year based on employee satisfaction. Forbes recognized United as one of the top ten World’s Best Banks in 2022. Forbes also included United on its 2022 list of the 100 Best Banks in America for the ninth consecutive year. United also received ten (10) Greenwich Excellence Awards in 2021 for excellence in Small Business Banking and Middle Market Banking, including national awards for Overall Satisfaction and Likelihood to Recommend. Additional information about United can be found at www.ucbi.com.


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