United Bank expands to full service branch

Published 5:00 am Thursday, September 14, 2017

Brewton is getting a new full service bank.

United Bank’s President and CEO, Robert R. Jones III announced the opening Tuesday – the corporation’s 18th full service branch. The office has been operating as a loan production office since November 2016. The office will expand previous services to include traditional banking beginning Thurs., Sept. 14. The branch will remain at 821 Douglas Ave.

“As part of our ongoing commitment to better serve our community and make banking more accessible, we are excited to expand our current Brewton market presence,” Jones said. “Brewton is a growing area that we have been servicing through business loans, auto and mortgage services and now have expanded to a full service branch in order to support the consumer and business needs of the community. Our purpose has always been to provide exceptional customer service along with superior banking products. We look forward to continuing to serve Brewton with competitive loan rates, instant issue debit cards, and check cashing services.”

United Bank has been a locally owned community bank since 1904 driven by strong community involvement and hometown values. Local decisions, quick responses and creative banking services brings hometown banking back to Brewton. With three convenient banking locations, Atmore, Flomaton and now Brewton, the transition of this expanded branch highlights United Bank’s ongoing commitment to Escambia County and its people.

Brewton branch staff includes Lauren Yoder, AVP, Brewton branch manager; Al Holley, VP, Community Business Lender; Alex Jones, SVP, Commercial/Ag Lender; Amber Stokes, mortgage loan officer; and KeKe Taylor, retail banker. Additionally, Brewton business leader Danny Cottrell recently joined United Bank in serving on its board of directors. For more information on the opening, call 251.314.1510.