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Biographical Information

Paul G. Child, 66, 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 enable him to bring to the Board of Directors experience in the areas of finance, accounting, financial services and capital markets.

Carter Warren Franke, 58, Director since April 30, 2014

Professional Highlights:

  • Managing Director, Head of Corporate Marketing, JPMorgan Chase & Co.—2007 to 2013
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing 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
  • Director, Saint Mary’s School —2014 to present
  • Director, Paul’s Place—2014 to present

Ms. Warren 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, 74, Director since July 31, 2000

President, Indianapolis Capital Improvement Board of Managers—2015 to present

Professional Highlights:

  • Chief of Staff to the Governor of Indiana—2006 to 2013
  • 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—2006 to present
  • Former Chairman, Indiana Sports Corporation—2001 to 2006
  • Member, Executive Committee & Host Committee, 2012 Super Bowl—2009 to 2014
  • Vice Chairman, Indiana Motorsports Commission—2015 to present

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 affairs.

Ronald F. Hunt, 71, Director since July 5, 1995

Attorney and private investor—1990 to present

Professional Highlights:

  • Founding Chairman, National Student Clearinghouse—1994 to 1996; 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, Warren Wilson College Board of Trustees—2003 to present
  • Trustee, Riverside Theatre Board of Trustees—2012 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 and regulatory matters.

Marianne M. Keler, 60, 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
  • Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Sallie Mae; President, Student Loan Marketing Association—1997 to 2004; various other positions—1985 to 1997
  • Vice President & Associate General Counsel—1990 to 1997

Other Professional and Leadership Experience:

  • Director, Sallie Mae Bank—2010 to present
  • American University in Bulgaria, Trustee—2000 to present
  • American University in Bulgaria, Board Chair—2006 to 2014
  • Member, Georgetown University Board of Regents—2009 to present
  • Founding Director, National Student Clearinghouse—1993 to 2009

Directorship of other public companies:

  • CubeSmart (NYSE: CUBE)—2007 to present

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

Jim Matheson, 55, Director since March 26, 2015

Principal in the Public Policy Practice, Squire Patton Boggs—2015 to present

Professional Highlights:

  • Member of the United States House of Representatives—2001 to 2015
  • Founder of The Matheson Group—1999 to 2000
  • Consultant, Energy Strategies, Inc.—1991 to 1998

Other Professional and Leadership Experience:

  • Previous service on the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee—2007 to 2015; Science Committee—2001 to 2011; Financial Services Committee—2003 to 2007, and Transportation and Infrastructure Committee—2001 to 2007
  • Former Chief Deputy Whip for the Democratic Caucus of the U.S. House of Representatives—2011 to 2015

Mr. Matheson’s extensive experience in public policy and financial services enable him to bring to the Board of Directors a valuable perspective in development of business strategies and on public policy and regulatory matters.

Jed H. Pitcher, 74, 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—2001 to present
  • Director and Chair, Workers Compensation Fund of Utah—1988 to 1997
  • Trustee and Chair, Utah State University Board of Trustees—1991 to 1999
  • Member and Vice Chair, Salt Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors—1992 to 1995
  • Director, Westminster College—1987 to 1991

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, 69, 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 through 2014

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 transactions and corporate governance.

Raymond J. Quinlan, 63, 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 significant leadership experience in the banking industry allow him to provide business and leadership insight to the Board of Directors in the areas of banking, financial services, business operations and capital markets.

Vivian C. Schneck-Last, 54, Director since March 26, 2015

Former Managing Director, Global Head of Technology Governance, Goldman Sachs & Company—2009 to 2014

Professional Highlights:

  • Managing Director, Global Head of Technology Business Development, Goldman Sachs & Company—2000 to 2014
  • Managing Director, Global Head of Technology Vendor Management, Goldman Sachs & Company—2003 to 2014

Other Professional and Leadership Experience:

  • Director, CyberCanary—2015 to present
  • Director, Bikur Cholim of Manhattan—2014 to present
  • Committee Member, Jewish Theological Seminary—2012 to 2013

Ms. Schneck-Last’s strategic technology experience and background in technology governance in the financial services field bring valuable perspective to the Board of Directors in risk management and on a broad range of enterprise technology matters.

William N. Shiebler, 73, 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—2002 to present

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, 66, Director since April 30, 2014

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

Professional Highlights:

  • Former Managing Director, Portfolio Management, Bank of America Securities—2001 to 2006
  • Former 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—2013 to present
  • Director, CamberLink Inc.—2013 to present
  • Director, Syncora Capital Assurance Inc.—2009 to present

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.