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Flexibility helps businesses maintain financial health in a pandemic

September 11, 2020
United Chairman and CEO Lynn Harton describes how important is to have flexibility to stay financially stable in the midst of a pandemic. 

“What we’ve seen [is] you have to be able to pivot; you have to be able to be creative,” said Lynn Harton, chairman and CEO of United Community Banks, who has seen from a banking perspective how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the financial health of the Southeast. “You have to say, you know, okay, how can I adjust my business? How can I reduce my expenses? How can I find new ways to meet clients?”

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