Stanley named to United Bank board of directors

Published 11:14 am Tuesday, November 28, 2023

United Bank announced recently the addition of Richard K. Stanley to its board of directors.
Stanley, an Atmore native, is the president and CEO of T.R. Miller Mill Co. Inc., his employer of 41 years.
Stanley oversees one of the oldest and largest sawmills in the United States.
At present, Stanley serves on a number of boards, including the Softwood Lumber Board, American Wood Council, Southeastern Lumberman’s Manufacturing Association, Southern Pressure Treaters Association, Creek Indian Enterprise Development Association and Alabama Forestry Association.
Stanley is married to Phyllis Barnes Stanley and resides in Brewton.
About United Bank:
United Bank is committed to the communities it serves. That’s nothing new. It’s been our way of doing business since we opened in 1904.
In the beginning United Bank was a small operation with assets totaling less than $45,000. By the end of the 1970s, that number had increased a thousand times, to over $45 million. Since then, United Bank’s assets have grown to $1.3 billion. In the beginning, UB served a region that was largely rural. Farm families needed a safe place to keep their savings and access to affordable loans that would help them grow their crops, raise their livestock and continue their way of life. Today, farm families are still the backbone of many of the communities we serve. But so are small businesses. And professional offices. And nonprofit organizations that do great work. And, of course, thousands of friendly people United Bank is happy to call neighbors. United Bank’s aim is to serve them all. To provide them with a full range of financial services. To offer affordable loans so they can purchase homes and cars and farmland and business equipment. To make lives easier with 21st century conveniences like Online Banking and a mobile app. To go the extra mile to provide support for community events, scholarships for deserving students, and even an incubator for start-up businesses. In the beginning, United Bank had one location – they were the Bank of Atmore. After expanding the main office a few times and adding several branches, in 1982 United Bank created a holding company, United Bancorporation of Alabama Inc. That fueled an expansion that now finds the financial institution with more than 20 locations – from Foley and Frisco City in Alabama to Jay and Pace in Florida. That success has caught the eye of organizations that rate financial institutions, and they’ve named United Bank one of America’s strongest banks. Some things have changed since 1904. But some things have not. United Bank is still totally committed to the communities theyserve in South Alabama and Northwest Florida.