Bill Gilbert is president of community banking for United Community Bank, which consists of 29 community banks with 134 offices. Gilbert’s 40 years of banking experience has also included the management of Riegel Textile Credit Unions, president of Farmers and Merchants Bank, and president of Peoples First Community/United Community Bank.
Most recently, Gilbert served as director of community banking from 2011 to 2014. Prior to this Gilbert was head of retail banking at United from 2003 until 2011, when he was named a regional president for the bank. He was named director of banking in 2012. Gilbert is a past chairman of the Georgia Board of Natural Resources, where he served on the board for several years.