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Biographical Information

Paul G. Child, 65, Director since April 30, 2014

Former Office Managing Partner, Salt Lake City, Deloitte LLP—1995 to 2008

Professional Highlights:

  • Office Managing Partner, Salt Lake City, Deloitte LLP—1995 to 2008, Professional Practice Director, Salt Lake City—1989 to 1995; Audit Partner—1983 to 2008; various positions—1971 to 1983

Other Professional and Leadership Experience:

  • Director, Sallie Mae Bank—2009 to present
  • Member, Board of Governors, Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce—2002 to 2008
  • Director, Mountainwest Capital Network—2002 to 2008
  • Director, United Way of Greater Salt Lake—2001 to 2008

Mr. Child’s leadership roles and experience in the accounting field, as well as his membership on the board of Sallie Mae Bank, enable him to bring to the Board of Directors experience in the areas of finance, accounting, financial services and capital markets.

Carter Warren Franke, 57, Director since April 30, 2014

Advisor, GiveCorps—2013 to present

Professional Highlights:

  • Managing Director, Head of Corporate Marketing, JPMorgan Chase & Co—2007 to 2013
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Marking Officer, Chase Card Services—1995 to 2007

Other Professional and Leadership Experience:

  • Director, Sallie Mae Bank—2014 to present
  • Director, the Warfield Fund—2007 to present

Ms. Franke’s leadership roles and experience in marketing and the banking industry enable her to contribute to the Board of Directors experience in the areas of marketing, business development and financial services.

Earl A. Goode, 73, Director since July 31, 2000

Former Chief of Staff to the Governor of Indiana—2006 to 2013

Professional Highlights:

  • Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor of Indiana—2006
  • Commissioner, Department of Administration, State of Indiana—2005 to 2006
  • Chairman, Indiana Sports Corp.—2001 to 2006

Other Professional and Leadership Experience:

  • Director, Sallie Mae Bank—2013 to present
  • Chairman, Georgetown College Board of Trustees
  • Director, Indiana Sports Corporation
  • Member, Executive Committee & Host Committee, 2012 Super Bowl
  • Vice Chairman, Indiana Motorsports Commission

Mr. Goode has held several leadership positions in business services and operations. This experience, combined with his involvement in the state political process, enables him to contribute to the Board of Directors in the areas of marketing and product development, business operations and political/government.

Ronald F. Hunt, 70, Director since July 5, 1995

Attorney and private investor—1990 to present

Professional Highlights:

  • Founding Chairman, National Student Clearinghouse—1997 to 2004
  • Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Student Loan Marketing Association—1984 to 1990; various officer positions—1973 to 1984
  • Secretary, United States Securities and Exchange Commission—1971 to 1973

Other Professional and Leadership Experience:

  • Director, Sallie Mae Bank—2013 to present
  • Trustee and former Chairman, Warren Wilson College Board of Trustees—2003 to present

Mr. Hunt’s extensive and deep involvement with the student loan industry and his legal background enable him to bring to the Board of Directors a valuable perspective in the areas of corporate governance, academia, financial services, student/consumer lending and legal.

Marianne M. Keler, 59, Director since April 30, 2014

Attorney, Keler & Kershow, PLLC—2006 to present

Professional Highlights:

  • Executive Vice President, Consumer Finance, Corporate Strategy & Administration, Sallie Mae—2004 to 2006
  • Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Student Loan Marketing Association— 1997 to 2004, various other positions—1985 to 1997
  • Vice President & Associate General Counsel (1990-1997) and to 2006

Other Professional and Leadership Experience:

  • Director, Sallie Mae Bank—2010 to present
  • Board Chair, American University in Bulgaria
  • Member, Georgetown University Board of Regents
  • Founding Director, National Student Clearinghouse

Directorship of other Public Companies:

  • CubeSmart Real Estate Investment Trust—2007 to present

Ms. Keler’s legal background and experience in the student loan industry and with the Company bring valuable perspective to the Board of Directors in the areas of student/consumer lending, legal and corporate governance and higher education.

Jed H. Pitcher, 73, Director since April 30, 2014

Former President and Chief Operating Officer of Regence Group, a healthcare insurance provider—2000 to 2004

Professional Highlights:

  • Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah Group—1981 to 2000

Other Professional and Leadership Experience:

  • Director, Sallie Mae Bank—2005 to present
  • Member and Chair, Utah State Board of Regents
  • Director and Chair, Workers Compensation Fund of Utah
  • Trustee and Chair, Utah State University Board of Trustees
  • Member and Vice Chair, Sale Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors

Mr. Pitcher’s extensive leadership experience in the insurance industry enables him to bring valuable insight to the Board of Directors in the areas of finance, business operations and corporate governance.

Frank C. Puleo, 68, Director since March 20, 2008

Attorney—2006 to present

Professional Highlights:

  • Co-Chair, Global Finance Group, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, a law firm—1995 to 2006; Partner—1978 to 2006

Other Professional and Leadership Experience:

  • Director, Sallie Mae Bank—2013 to present
  • Director, CMET Finance LLC
  • Director, Syncora Capital Assurance Inc.

Directorships of other public companies:

  • Apollo Investment Corporation—2007 to present
  • CIFC Corp—2007 to present

Mr. Puleo’s background as a corporate and finance lawyer enables him to bring analytical, legal and financial insight to the Board of Directors in the areas of financial services, capital markets, corporate governance and legal.

Raymond J. Quinlan, 62, Director since January 16, 2014

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sallie Mae—April 30, 2014 to present

Professional Highlights:

  • Vice Chairman, Sallie Mae—January, 2014 to April 30, 2014
  • Executive Vice President—Banking, CIT Group—2010 to 2013
  • Executive Chairman, Coastal South Bancshares, Inc.—2010
  • Business Manager at Goldman Sachs—2007 to 2008
  • Chief Executive Officer, Retail Division North America, for Citigroup—2005 to 2007

Other Professional and Leadership Experience:

  • Director, Sallie Mae Bank—2014 to present

Directorships of other public companies:

  • Islandsbanki, based in Reykjavik, Iceland—2009 to 2010
  • Doral Financial Company—2008 to 2010

Mr. Quinlan’s extensive background and leadership experience in the banking industry, as well as his significant leadership position, allow him to provide continued business and leadership insight to the Board of Directors in the areas of banking, financial services, business operations and capital markets.

William N. Shiebler, 72, Director since April 30, 2014

Private Investor—2007 to present

Professional Highlights:

  • Chief Executive Officer of the Americas, Deutsche Asset Management (Deutsche Bank)—2002 to 2007
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, Putnam Mutual Funds, Senior Managing Director, Putnam Investments—1990-1999

Other Professional and Leadership Experience:

  • Director, Sallie Mae Bank—2010 to present
  • Trustee, United States Ski and Snowboard Team

Directorships of other public companies:

  • Calamos Asset Management, Inc.—2012 to present
  • OXiGENE, Inc.—2002 to 2012
  • MasTec Inc.—2001 to 2004

Mr. Shiebler’s extensive experience in the financial services industry and with other public companies allows him to provide valuable insight to the Board of Directors in the areas of finance, portfolio management and business operations.

Robert S. Strong, 65, Director since April 30, 2014

Former Managing Director, Chairman, Capital Commitments Committee, Bank of America Securities—2006 to 2007

Professional Highlights:

  • Managing director, Portfolio Management, Bank of America Securities—2001 to 2006
  • Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer, JP Morgan Chase Bank—1996 to 2001

Other Professional and Leadership Experience:

  • Director, Sallie Mae Bank—2014 to present
  • Member, Financial Policy Review Board for the State of New Jersey
  • Director, CamberLink Inc.
  • Director, Syncora Capital Assurance Inc.

Mr. Strong’s extensive experience in the banking and financial services industries allows him to provide valuable insight to the Board of Directors in the areas of finance, risk management, portfolio management and business operations.