WomenInc. Magazine Recognizes UCBI Board Members on 2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors List

Jennifer Mann and Cathy Cox

United Community Banks, Inc. is proud to announce two members of its Board of Directors – Jennifer Mann and Cathy Cox – were named to WomenInc. Magazine’s 2019 list of Most Influential Corporate Directors, published earlier this month.

WomenInc. Magazine is a leading business magazine dedicated to women’s success and achievement. Its 2019 list features more than 700 directors serving on the boards of S&P 1000/Mid-Cap publicly held companies. This annual list is the most comprehensive listing of women executives, influencers and achievers contributing leadership to corporate boards.


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“As our company continues to expand across the Southeast, we’ve consciously sought out diverse talent to ensure we’re connecting with customers from all walks of life,” said Lynn Harton, Chairman and CEO of United Community Banks, Inc. “These additions make us a better company with a brighter future, and we are honored to have such dynamic leaders like Jennifer and Cathy on our leadership team. I’m pleased to see them recognized.”

Jenn Mann has served as a Director of the Board at United Community Banks, Inc. since 2018. She has more than two decades of experience leading global and diverse workforces, guiding their talent management philosophy and articulating the organization’s strategy for ensuring top talent. Mann currently serves as Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer for SAS, the leader in analytics.

Cathy Cox has served as a Director of the Board at United Community Banks, Inc. for eleven years. She currently serves as dean of Mercer University’s School of Law and brings a unique understanding of legal, governmental and educational experience to the Board. Earlier in her career, Cox was twice elected to serve as the Georgia Secretary of State and twice elected to the Georgia House of Representatives.

“It is essential that the achievements and success of professional women are showcased in the highest regard and their stories are told in meaningful ways,” said Catrina Young, Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer of WomenInc. “We are inspired by these accomplished executives, their distinguished careers and the corporations that demonstrate inclusive board composition.”