Louise Rankin Senior Vice President and General Counsel

As senior vice president and general counsel for ABHOW, Rankin is responsible for acquisitions, mergers and alliances, all legal matters, risk management and corporate compliance.

Rankin has more than 30 years experience and nearly a decade working with ABHOW's senior officers on bond financings. Since 1985 she has accumulated extensive experience serving as counsel to underwriters, borrowers and bond issuers or as bond counsel in the realm of health care and long-term health care provider finance. In addition, she has negotiated multistate system bond deals for a number of individual hospitals, nursing homes and continuing care retirement communities. The health care financing industry now widely accepts structures and covenants she developed. Rankin graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in humanities from Mankato State University in Mankato, Minn., and earned her law degree from Vanderbilt University.