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Jill Edwards

Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending Manager, United Community Bank

Jill Cauthen Edwards is Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending Manager, for United Community Bank. She is responsible for the Commercial Lending Team located in Northeast Georgia with a focus on Gwinnett County. Prior to joining UCB, Jill served in leadership positions with Wells Fargo Bank. 

Jill is a career veteran of the banking industry in Atlanta with most of her experience centered in the Gwinnett market where she serves on 5 boards. She has been active with the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce for over 25 years, serving on their board for the past 5 years, most recently as the Vice-Chair of Economic Development and now as Chair-Elect, sits on their Executive Board. She is active with Partnership Gwinnett as well as the Gwinnett Chamber’s A-List Membership Drive, serving and chairing multiple committees over the years. Since 2014, Jill has sat on the board of the Gwinnett Place Community Improvement District which is tasked with enhancing the economic vitality of Gwinnett’s central business district. In early 2019, Jill joined the board of the newly created entity, Across the Bridge. As their name suggests, ATB is a bridge from the world of addiction and life changing circumstances to the hope of recovery. In January 2020, she joined the board of Rainbow Village and the Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services. Rainbow Village transforms the lives of homeless families with children by providing a stable community and services that instill initiative, self-development, and accountability for future generations. The Coalition is tasked with facilitating collaboration that improves the well-being of the community. 

In her spare time, Jill enjoys yoga, tennis, biking, skiing, and daily walks. She also makes jewelry – affectionately named jillery. 

Jill has a BS in Finance with a Management Science option, from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.