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United Community Bank welcomes Robert Billue as West Atlanta President

  • Posted on January 05, 2023
ATLANTA, Ga. – January 5, 2023 – United Community Bank is pleased to welcome Robert Billue as West Atlanta President. In this role, Billue will be responsible for leading the bank’s commercial and retail operations in West Atlanta which includes locations in Cherokee, Cobb, Douglas, Carroll, South Fulton, Fayette and Coweta counties. 
“Atlanta is a very important market for us and we are excited to bring in an experienced banker like Robb for this important role as our growth continues here,” said Doug Higgins, Atlanta Metro president for United Community Bank. “He is extremely familiar with the West Atlanta communities and we know he will bring a high level of dedication to excellence and service to our region.”
Billue comes to United Community Bank with nearly 22 years of experience in the commercial banking industry. He had a successful 15-year career with Synovus Bank, most recently serving as a community executive in West Georgia where he led the commercial banking team for Douglas and Carroll counties. Additionally, he has also worked at Regions Bank and SunTrust. 
“I’m grateful for the opportunity to join such a well-respected team and excited to continue my career in the communities where I’ve lived and worked for many years,” said Billue. “The bank has been steadily growing across Atlanta and I look forward to working with my new colleagues, building new client relationships and helping United Community Bank continue to expand in these areas.”
Billue graduated from the University of Tennessee. He resides in Douglasville with his wife Laura and in his free time, he enjoys spending time at his family farm and trout stream in Ellijay. 
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 September 30, 2022, United had $23.7 billion in assets and 193 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 2022 for the sixth consecutive year based on employee satisfaction. Additional information about United can be found at

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