United Community Bank

February 28, 2024
Posted by
Frankie Colon


“With the rapid growth in the Grand Strand area over the past several years, the enhancement of our market is imperative to ensure continued strength of our community from a business and resident standpoint.  United Community Bank is proud to partner with PGS as it focuses on critical initiatives such as workforce and infrastructure development as we strive to grow our strong and diverse economy.”
Mark Smaizys, Senior Vice President – Commercial Lending, United Community Bank

About Us

With more than 70 years of proven performance with extremely experienced commercial bankers who are trusted advisors to their clients, United Community Bank is a $26 billion regional bank that serves the entire Southeast.

Impact on the Grand Strand economy

United Community Bank currently employs approximately 100 individuals across our four branch locations in the Grand Strand market.  In addition, United Community Bank is a strong presence when it comes to supporting our local community and its philanthropic partners as evidence with our work with Partnership Grand Strand, The Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, Habitat For Humanity, Chanticleer Athletic Foundation, The United Way, and many others.

About Partnership Grand Strand
Partnership Grand Strand is a 501c3 foundation launched in 2022 by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce to fund a five-year economic and community development initiative. Through investments from local businesses and partnerships with community organizations, the foundation leads and supports efforts related to four pillars of success: prosperity, talent, place and infrastructure. Through their focused endeavors, Partnership Grand Strand works to accelerate economic prosperity and enhance quality of life across Horry and Georgetown counties. 
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