Patrick Brown HeadshotNancy Kane '94 is Executive Vice President, Acquisitions and Corporate Development for Protective Life Corporation. Throughout her career with Protective, Ms. Kane has held numerous responsibilities including corporate governance, bank and debt financing, securitization and acquisition transactions. Since she became responsible for the Company’s acquisitions business segment in 2013, Protective closed six acquisitions, including its four largest transactions, representing an estimated capital investment of approximately $4 billion. Ms. Kane joined Protective as Senior Associate Counsel in 1997. Prior to that, she was an Associate with Debevoise and Plimpton in New York, practicing in the areas of corporate and securities law. Before attending law school, she served as a probation officer in Nassau County, New York.

Ms. Kane has also been very involved in the community, having served on many charitable and civic boards, including the Children’s Aid Society and Foundation, the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama, Heart Gallery Alabama, and MOMENTUM, Building Leadership in Women, of which she is currently president. She is also a long-time volunteer at Special Equestrians, a therapeutic riding program predominately supporting disabled children.

Ms. Kane earned a BA in Psychology from SUNY Oneonta and a JD from Yale Law School.