For Immediate Release
Jessica Rowell

United Bank Names John Rainwater as Griffin President

United Bank has named John Rainwater as the new president of its Griffin bank division. Rainwater has worked with United Bank for nearly 20 years, most recently as the President of the Bank’s Jackson division. He joined United Bank as a lender, working originally in Griffin, his hometown.

Chairman John Edwards commented, "John represents the qualities United Bank looks for in a great community bank leader. He is focused on meeting the financial needs of his customers and the communities he serves with the highest level of service." Rainwater will lead United Bank’s talented team of bankers in Spalding County.

John has two adult children, Michael and Emily. He graduated from Georgia Southern with a Finance degree and expanded his banking credentials by attending the LSU Graduate School of Banking and the ABA Commercial Lending School at SMU. He has always been actively involved in the communities he serves. John has served as Chairman of the Griffin-Spalding Adult Literacy Commission, as Chairman of the Griffin-Spalding Chamber of Commerce, as a board member of the Griffin-Spalding Historical Society and as a member of the Griffin Rotary Club. He is also a member of the 2009 class of Leadership Georgia.

John Edwards further commented “John’s leadership in Jackson has been integral in United Bank’s success there. We welcome him back to his hometown of Griffin and know that he will do an excellent job of helping both the Bank and Griffin continue to grow.”