FHLBank Atlanta is one of eleven regional banks in the Federal Home Loan Bank System. They serve commercial banks, credit unions, insurance companies, savings institutions and community development financial institutions throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and the District of Columbia. FHLBank Atlanta offers competitively-priced financing, community development and affordable housing grants and other banking services that help the member’s communities prosper.
Rick Whaley, FHLBank Atlanta chair of the board of directors, stated in the Bank’s formal announcement, “We are very pleased to welcome Kathy McKinney to the board. Ms. McKinney brings a wealth of experience that will benefit the Bank tremendously, and she further increases the diversity of our board.”
In 2010, Kathy was elected as an Independent Director of the FHLBanks Office of Finance Board of Directors. She is the first South Carolinian to hold that position and, over the last twelve years, has also served on the Audit Committee and as Vice Chair of the Governance Committee.
Kathy is a Shareholder in Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Greenville office and is nationally respected for her work in tax-exempt financing. In the past three years, her work on revenue bond issues has resulted in $4 billion of capital investment in South Carolina. Kathy is recognized by Chambers USA for Banking & Finance and The Best Lawyers in America© for Public Finance Law.