United Community Bank announced in a press release that Scott Tucker, a longtime Chattooga County banker, has been promoted to President of the Northwest Georgia region for United Community Bank.

The announcement was made by Bill Gilbert, President of United Community Bank.  In addition to Tucker being promoted to President, Rome banker David Johnson will become the CEO of the Northwest Georgia region which includes seven locations in Chattooga, Floyd and Bartow counties.

Gilbert said, “David and Scott are ideal leaders for United in this area. Together, they have more than 80 years of local banking experience, and they truly care about these communities. We look forward to continued success and growth for United in this region.”

Tucker said, ““Our team of bankers in Northwest Georgia is as talented as they come. I am proud to work with David to lead this team, and provide the financial services that are most needed by our customers. David and I care passionately about this team, our Bank and these communities.”