“Dan’s industry experience in the Florida market makes him a dynamic asset to United as we continue to grow in this area,” said John Thompson, Senior Vice President - Middle Market & ABL Division Manager. “Through our partnership with Seaside Bank, we continue to look for opportunities to grow in important Florida markets. Dan is the perfect person to expand our capabilities.”
Howat comes to United with over 30 years of experience in the banking industry. In his most recent role, he served as the managing director at TD Bank where he was focused on building and maintaining client relationships. Prior to joining TD Bank, Howat had a long successful career at JPMorgan Chase.
“I am excited for the opportunity to join the United team and have an opportunity to continue working with middle market business owners in Florida,” said Howat. “I look forward to cultivating new client relationships throughout the area in order to find the right funding that will support the growth goals of their businesses.”
Howat received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was a cross-country/track & field student-athlete. In his free time, Howat enjoys kayaking and golfing.
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. As of June 30, 2022, United had $24.2 billion in assets and 195 offices in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, along with a national SBA lending franchise and a national equipment lending subsidiary. The company, known as “The Bank That SERVICE Built,” has been recognized nationally for delivering award-winning service. 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. 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 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. 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. Additional information about United can be found at www.ucbi.com.