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Why work for United Community?

We strive to create connections, better our community, partner with our customers; it's what powers us every day to be the very best we can be. We're not just here to bank, we're here to make lives richer, places better and days brighter.
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A Best Bank to Work For (Again!)

We’re excited to announce that, for the seventh year in a row, we’ve been named one of the Best Banks to Work For by American Banker and Best Companies Group. This recognition is based on employee satisfaction and signifies a commitment to employee development and the fostering of a strong culture.

Everything—our customer satisfaction, our financial performance, and our community impact—begins with being a place our employees believe in. United’s success would not be possible without the efforts of our incredible team, and we’re grateful for each and every member!

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Since 1950, United Community has been known for excellent service. But, what I am most proud of is our employee culture which has won Best Banks to Work For by American Banker for seven years in a row. Our people are capable, empowered, knowledgeable and honorable. Our teams bring together a diverse range of perspectives, backgrounds and experiences who work together to provide the right financial solutions for our customers.  

Lynn Harton
Chairman and CEO, United Community

Together, for good.

United Community is known for excellent services; it is part of our foundation and is one of our guiding principles. We call ourselves The Bank that SERVICE Built to remind us every day of our brand promise. Further, we believe in the power of coming Together, for Good

We are inspired by stories of people coming together to make their communities and lives better. We want to participate in, and contribute to, that energy. A great bank makes lives richer and places better. That is our brand spirit and it's what we believe in.

For the good of our customer, for the good of the community, for the good of each other, we're there for the long run, as a stable, trustworthy, caring partner - because we're in this together, for good.

United's Culture

United Community is a place where teammates connect with and care for each other. We believe in the power of relationships, and the value of hard work. Whether it’s rolling up our sleeves up alongside each other to build a home for a deserving family in our community or taking part in a walk or run to support teammates who are going through challenging times – putting each other first is the foundation of everything we do.

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, United is proud to provide an open, supportive workplace where our employees can grow and achieve their potential. We believe employees are our greatest asset, and we strive to attract talent from the broadest pool to foster innovation, creativity and productivity.

Employee Benefits

We provide a wide array of competitive and sustainable benefits to support the diverse needs of employees and their families, now and in the future. Our goal is to promote health and wellness, and provide financial security so employees are cared for at work and at home.

We are a Top Place to work.

We’ve been providing customers with award-winning banking since 1950, and our teams have been consistently recognized for their outstanding service. A few of our recent awards include:
  • America’s Most Trustworthy Companies, 2024 (Newsweek)2
  • #1 in Customer Satisfaction with Consumer Banking in the Southeast (J.D. Power)3
    • 10-time winner
  • Greenwich Excellence Awards, 2023 (Coalition Greenwich)
    • 15 awards for outstanding performance in Middle Market and Small Business Banking, including national honors for Overall Satisfaction
  • America’s Best Midsize Companies, 2024 (TIME)5
  • Best Banks to Work For, 2023 (American Banker)6
    • Marks seven years in a row based on employee satisfaction

United's Core Values


We play to win together as a team.


We see things as they are, not as we want them to be.


We trust in people.


Golden Rule of Banking

  1. This link leads to the machine readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data:
    2  J.D. Power 2023 U.S. Retail Banking Satisfaction Study
    ​3  2023 Greenwich Excellence Awards for U.S. Middle Market and Small Business Banking published February 21, 2024
    4​ TIME America’s Best Midsize Companies of 2024
    5  American Banker 2023 "Best Banks to Work For" 


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