Meghan Burke, a Member and leader of Mintz’s Public Finance section, has been named Vice President of Women in Public Finance, a national organization focused on advancing women’s leadership opportunities in the public finance industry. Ms. Burke previously held the position of President of Women in Public Finance’s Boston Chapter and has served on the national Board for two years.
Ms. Burke has extensive experience in public finance and public agency representation, serving as bond counsel and as counsel to underwriters, borrowers, trustees, and purchasers in connection with tax-exempt and taxable general obligation and revenue financings related to transportation, higher education, health care, economic development, project finance, sport franchises, water, and wastewater. She also has vast experience with interest rate swaps and other hedging transactions for governmental, 501(c)(3), and corporate clients.
Ms. Burke’s term as Vice President extends through 2018. Additionally, in her national role, Ms. Burke will chair Women in Public Finance’s 22nd Annual Conference which will be held in Boston October 4 – 5, 2018.
Women in Public Finance was founded in 1997 and has expanded to a national organization with regional chapters and affiliates all over the United States. Members include state and local government issuers, not-for-profit issuers, investment bankers, attorneys, financial advisors, rating agency analysts, bond insurers, and trust officers among others. The organization is governed by an 18 member Board of Directors.