Kathy McKinney assists healthcare and educational institutions in mergers, acquisitions, expansions and affiliations, with a focus on addressing legal strategies for taxable and tax exempt debt and other financing options.
She has also been bond, issuers’, disclosure and underwriters’ counsel in revenue bond issues, resulting in $4 billion of capital investment in South Carolina in the past three years.
She serves as bond counsel for many of South Carolina’s leading hospitals, including Greenville Health System and several other regional hospital systems throughout South Carolina. She was appointed by the SC DHEC Board to serve on the Certificate of Need (CON) Study Committee charged with making recommendations to the CON laws. The committee was composed of legislative members, hospital representatives, long-term care groups, rural health organizations, physician practices and industry associations.
Kathy also serves as bond counsel for colleges and universities, foundations, continuing care retirement centers and cultural centers and has assisted in corporate governance matters for public and nonprofit institutions.
Kathy has served as an Independent Director of the FHLBanks Office of Finance Board of Directors since 2010. She currently serves on the Audit Committee and is Vice Chair of the Governance Committee. Kathy is the first South Carolinian to hold this position.