United Community Bank announced the addition of veteran banker Cory Boyte to lead the development of a corporate banking division. Boyte will utilize his extensive banking background to serve large corporate and institutional clients with integrated capital, treasury, and investment solutions to develop long-term mutually beneficial relationships. Boyte will also manage United’s bank-partner relationships and develop corporate banking products and services to help position the bank and its clients for future growth.
“Cory is absolutely the best person to drive the development of this division for us,” said Rich Bradshaw, President and Chief Banking Officer. “Expanding this capability enables us to grow with our customers as their needs change. We are excited to bring his expertise aboard to help the bank initiate this new offering and increase our exposure within our footprint.”
Boyte comes to United with nearly 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. He had a long, successful career with BB&T (now Truist) most recently serving as executive vice president and capital markets corporate banking division manager. His previous responsibilities included leading the corporate banking division, equipment and governmental finance, asset-based lending, loan syndications and interest rate derivatives.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to join the United team and play an integral part in developing a corporate banking division at this exciting moment in United’s growth,” said Boyte. “I look forward to working with new clients and facilitating meaningful partnerships throughout the bank’s footprint to find clients the right funding and develop long-term relationships for continued growth.”
Boyte lives in Winston-Salem, N.C. with his wife and two daughters. When not working, he is an active member of his church and community, serving on many boards and charities. Boyte received his MBA and graduated magna cum laude with his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
About United Community Bank
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.